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International test centre for aquaculture technology

ACE is a large-scale laboratory facility designed to develop and test new aquaculture technologies. Facility users are researchers and others conducting practical experiments and tests both under optimally controlled and realistic conditions. ACE has offices in Trondheim and on the island of Frøya. Research activities are carried out in mid-Norway depending on the aim of the project. Main research facility, vessel and equipment are located at Frøya.

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  • Julekort2015 web eng

    Season’s greetings

    Best wishes for a happy holiday season and a happy new year

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    Finn Victor Willumsen slutter i ACE

    Han takkes av etter nesten 10 år som daglig leder i selskapet etter å ha gjort en stor innsats for å bygge det ACE er i dag.

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    ACE expands with seaweed site

    Utilization of seaweed as a future resource is a target area for exploitation of the sea. To meet the needs and demands from R&D and the aquaculture industry, ACE and SINTEF have, […]


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    SENSODRONE ser på mulighetene for å utnytte potensialet til ubemannede flygende farkoster for overvåking og kontroll i det maritime miljø.

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    AQUAEXCEL aims to coordinate and improve access to top class European aquaculture research facilities.

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    BILAT Escape

    Research tools for net deformation of fish in commercial scale aquaculture research facilities.