AquaGen is a breeding company which develops, produces and delivers genetic start material to the global aquaculture farming industry. AquaGen owns and furter develops the world’s first research based breeeding programes for Atlantic salmon and rainbow trout that began in the 1970’s.
AquaGen has introduced measures to ensure daily operations and prevent the spread of Covid-19 (the Corona virus). These are internal safety measures to ensure that production in our facilities proceeds as normal and that eggs are delivered as planned.
On the 7th February 2020, Ingun Næve defended her Ph.D. on the development of ultrasound as a gentle method for sorting salmon parr and monitoring of maturation. This is an industrial Ph.D. that was carried out in a collaboration between NTNU and AquaGen.