Botngaard have since its foundation in 2009 introduced five product concepts to the fish farming market. All product concepts have been the result of R & D projects that have been initiated and carried out in collaboration with farmers; other equipment suppliers and research institutions.
|Concept||R & D Project||Partners||Period|
|Delousing with the use of a closed tarp & medicin||SINTEF, FHF, complementary suppliers and fish farming companies||2010-2014|
|Perma skirt||Permanent lice skirt to prevent sea lice entering the cage||Sinkaberg-Hansen, SalmoNor, Ellingsen Seafood, Lingalaks, Aqualine, Storvik Aqua, Xylem, Yara, Sintef, Veterinarian institute (N) and Marine Research Institute (N)||2012-2014|
|Fresh water basin||Holding fresh water for treatment||NRS Feøy, Harald Tronstad (PhD), Studsgaard||2015|
|Closed holding cage||Seabased closed containment for Kråkøy salmon slaughtery||Xylem, Storvik Aqua, Aquastructures, Sintef, Kråkøy salmon slaughtery||2013-2015|
|Closed cage for post-smolt||Seabased closed containment||Smøla hatchery, Sintef, Aqualine, Xylem||2012-2015|
We will continue our focus on innovation and will in the future continue to develop existing products and introduce new ones. We believe in cooperation with the best. Botngaard have been a driving force for creating well-functioning development teams composed of fish farmers, complimenting suppliers and R & D institutions.