The fish farming industry can be one of the most important sources of value creation in Norway’s future. "The long-term view that steers knowledge development can give Norwegian fish farming the same important role that oil has had," says Harald Sveier, Senior Reseacher in EWOS Innovation.
Senior Researcher Harald Sveier of EWS Innovation has recently, together with 30-some other industry actors, worked out a scenario for Norwegian fish farming. The work takes place in the fish farming program’s scenario project "Fish Farming 2020". He thinks it is positive that the Research Council of Norway carries through the development of future knowledge strategies for fish farming and that they involve those who work in the business. The industry itself has a responsibility to stimulate the greater long-term view, and to contribute to a sensible work split between science and industry development, feels Sveier.
In the thirty years that fish farming has existed in Norway, the industry has been characterised by a high rate of change and increased competency and knowledge development.
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