AKVAFORSK, VESO and SINTEF established in Chile
Three Norwegian institutes have established a Chilean c
The mission of AVS Chile is to create knowledge for a profitable, healthy and sustainable aquaculture industry in Chile. Our vision is to bec
AVS Chile will take advantage of the c
The aim of the new organization is to be an engine for fast two-way transfer of scientific knowledge, scientists and students between Norway and Chile.
AVS Chile has at present a staff of two experienced researchers fr
AKVAFORSK has been working continuously with R&D in Chile since 1997 within fish nutrition, genetics, production and processing.”We have been asked many times to establish a permanent presence in Chile, and many of us have dreamt about it. By joining forces with VESO and SINTEF we finally have the strength to establish a c
”The challenges regarding fish health are increasing in Chile”, CEO of VESO Arne Ruud c
Karl Almås, the President of SINTEF Fisheries and Aquaculture said the Chilean industry represent a new way to apply the technological c
”In Chile, the logistic challenges will demand a whole range of new technological solutions. The fish processing and production of value added products in Chile are highly developed and are very interesting fields for developing more R&D based products and solutions”.
Dr. Jan Olli is appointed as Managing Director for AVS Chile. He has worked within R&D in aquaculture for about 20 years. He started his career in AKVAFORSK as PhD associate and senior researcher, moved to BioMar as R&D manager, and lately he has been in the consulting c
AKVAFORSK and SINTEF Fisheries and Aquaculture will be present with stands at AQUA NOR in Trondheim this week. AVS Chile will also arrange the seminar “Salmon Industry in Chile and Norway - How can research and technology development help meet our challenges?” The seminar takes place 15 August 9 am-2 pm at Hotel Britannia.