Akvaplan-niva provides expert knowledge and advice on the environment and on aquaculture.
Our mission is to integrate research, decision support and technical innovation to secure economic value and safe environmental operations for businesses, authorities, and other clients worldwide.
Our core activities include:
Research & Development
Expert advice and decision support
Technology & Innovation
Our service portfolio includes environmental monitoring surveys, impact and risk assessments, emergency preparedness, decision support services, Arctic environmental research, aquaculture design and management, R&D on new aquaculture species, and a number of accredited environmental, technical, and analytical services.
An overview of Akvaplan-niva
Akvaplan AS was founded as a private shareholding research and consultancy company in 1984. In 1990, the Norwegian Institute of Water Research (NIVA), Norway’s premier research institute on water management issues, became a principal shareholder of Akvaplan AS. The company name was subsequently changed to Akvaplan-niva AS. In 2000, NIVA purchased the remaining company shares making Akvaplan-niva AS a wholly owned subsidiary of NIVA. With over 25 years in operation, Akvaplan-niva is today a highly respected leading authority on environmental and aquaculture issues.
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