Aker BioMarine today announces its results for the fourth quarter 2020.
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Aker BioMarine today announces its results for the fourth quarter 2020.
Global biotech innovator Aker BioMarine enters into a research collaboration with Université de Sherbrooke Department of Medicine, to investigate if LPC-bound EPA/DHA is effective in preventing cognitive decline linked to Alzheimer’s disease.
Play Magnus Group, a global leader in the chess industry, and Aker BioMarine, a leading global biotech innovator, have signed a four-year agreement for LYSOVETA™ by Aker BioMarine to serve as the Official Learning Partner for the Meltwater Champions Chess Tour.
Aker BioMarine today takes delivery of its new support vessel Antarctic Provider, built by China’s CIMC Raffles Offshore Ltd. The vessel will set its course to Antarctica and commence service during first half of 2021.
The Pet Sustainability Coalition (PSC) is a U.S. based non-profit accelerator of environmental and social sustainability in the pet industry. As a new member, QRILL Pet is well-positioned to meet and exceed its own contributions to the health and wellbeing of pets and the planet, as well as support a more sustainable pet food industry.
Aker BioMarine is expanding its ingredient portfolio with the launch of INVI, a hydrolyzed protein isolate with a complete amino acid profile, which is also rich in minerals, including calcium and magnesium.
Aker BioMarine has entered into an agreement with serial biotech entrepreneur Dr. Michael Davidson and his wholly owned company Medical Food Solutions Research, to develop pharmaceutical therapies for brain and eye health based on Aker BioMarine’s product LYSOVETA, LPC bound EPA/DHA.
Valentina Tapia joins Aker BioMarine in Chile, serving as the company’s Sales Director for QRILL – the line of products derived from sustainably-sourced Antarctic krill. With her roots in marine biology, she has spent more than 15 years working in the Chilean aquaculture industry.
Aker BioMarine has obtained exclusive rights to University of Illinois Chicago’s (UIC) intellectual property (IP) related to LPC and will contribute to the research team as they continue to explore the potential of the lysophosphatidylcholine (LPC) form of EPA and DHA.
Born and raised in a traditional fishing family in Lofoten, Norway, Hege Louise Eltoft sets her sights now towards the Southern Ocean, as she takes on the role as Fish Mate for Aker BioMarine’s Saga Sea vessel in Antarctica.
Today, Aker BioMarine launches AION (Greek for ‘eternity’), a new company that will use a capital light and technology agnostic business model to offer products and services to companies with a desire to recycle waste and re-use materials.
Aker BioMarine joins forces with The Bellona Foundation, the Norwegian Seafood Federation and six other major players in the fish feed industry to improve the climate footprint of Norwegian salmon. The initiative «Råvareløftet» seeks to accelerate the development of new raw materials for fish feed. The aim is to contribute to major cuts in greenhouse gas emissions, while generating employment and furthering the development of the aquaculture industry.
An NGO-industry collaboration to protect the Antarctic Ocean today announces a big step forward with a year-round permanent closure of a 4 500km2 area of ocean around Hope Bay in the northern Antarctic Peninsula. The move is supported by the Association of Responsible Krill harvesting companies (ARK) and an NGO coalition of Greenpeace, Pew, WWF and Oceanites.
Former Lerøy leader brings years of industry experience into new, executive-level role at Aker BioMarine.
A new study, recently published in Veterinary Medicine and Science magazine, put omega-3 fatty acids to the test, comparing the effects of short-chain (alpha-linolenic acid) versus long-chain (EPA and DHA) fatty acids in the diets of 20 Alaskan Huskies.
Global biotech innovator Aker BioMarine is today launching LYSOVETA™, a new delivery platform based on LPC-bound EPA and DHA from krill. This is a significant breakthrough that will open up new opportunities and new large markets within the brain, eye and other important health areas.
While previous studies confirmed the stimulating effects of astaxanthin krill oil on Pacific whiteleg shrimp juveniles, little is known about its effect on shrimp in the post-larval stage. A new study from Instituto de Ciências do Mar, Brazil (Labomar) and Aker BioMarine aimed to remedy this knowledge gap, analyzing how astaxanthin krill oil impacts the shrimp during this intermediary growth stage.
Aker BioMarine has a strong commitment and ambitions in the Chinese market. Aker BioMarine attends the CIIE (China International Import Export) expo in Shanghai from 5-10 November, which serves as a platform for expanding the company’s business in China.
Aker BioMarine, currently trading on Merkur Market, appoints Martin Stenshall as the company’s Head of Investor Relations.
For the sixth year in a row, the Antarctic krill fishery is awarded with an A rating as the only reduction fishery in very good condition. This rating comes from the Sustainable Fisheries Partnership (SFP), an independent non-profit organization that evaluates the sustainability of global fisheries.
AWR is launching its 7th call for proposal and presents the three new research projects that have received grants in 2020 with a total investment of USD 187,000. With this funding AWR has surpassed the milestone of USD 1 million devoted to Antarctic science projects since the launch of the organization in 2015.
Aker BioMarine continues to invest in India by establishing a new distribution hub in Chennai, to keep the region well-stocked with its QRILL Aqua products.
Aker BioMarine celebrates the launch of its new, state-of-the-art support vessel at the ceremony at CIMC Raffles’ Yantai yard, as the vessel is ready for commissioning and final outfitting, just in time for the 2021 krill harvesting season.
Choline is an essential nutrient that has been implicated in athletic performance due to its role in maintaining normal muscle function. Levels of circulating free choline may decrease during high-intensity exercise, yet few nutritional strategies to counteract this potentially performance-depleting loss in choline have been investigated outside the laboratory.
There’s no dispute that omega-3 polyunsaturated fatty acids are beneficial to canine diets, but the source of the omega-3s can impact absorption in the body. In a new study from Aker BioMarine, a team of scientists sought to uncover the dietary effects of omega-3s delivered by Antarctic krill meal versus fish oil.
Aker ASA and Aker Capital AS (jointly “Aker”) announces that its subsidiary Aker BioMarine AS ("Aker BioMarine" or the “Company”), has engaged Arctic Securities AS, DNB Markets, a part of DNB Bank ASA, and Skandinaviska Enskilda Banken AB (publ.) (Oslo branch), (the “Joint Bookrunners”), to assist the Company in a contemplated private placement (the “Private Placement”) of new shares in the Company followed by a listing of its shares on Merkur Market (the “Listing”).
Shrimp farmers seek growth and feed efficiency for their crops, but this can be challenging when water salinity concentration in commercial ponds is high.
The Norwegian Institute of Food, Fisheries and Aquaculture (Nofima), in collaboration with Aker BioMarine, recently released a study looking into the health and fillet quality of Atlantic salmon after a period of dietary krill supplementation.
Aker BioMarine and Neptune announce closing of $US34 million transaction to accelerate business and industry development.
Superba Krill oil
Aker BioMarine’s Superba Krill Oil is a natural source of essential omega-3s, phospholipids, choline and astaxanthin. The phospholipid-bound EPA and DHA fatty acids found in krill are documented to be a readily absorbable source of important long-chain omega-3s. Superba Krill Oil contributes to a balanced diet and a healthy lifestyle, supporting heart, brain, and joint health.
Aker BioMarine produces nutrient-rich feed ingredients made from Antarctic krill, that help improve aquaculture efficiency. QRILL Aqua is rich in phospholipid-bound omega-3 fatty acids, the antioxidant astaxanthin, proteins and minerals. Previously, QRILL Aqua was known to promote faster growth in fish and shrimp. As we have learned more about the fundamental functions of krill nutrients, krill is also used in feed to improve stress tolerance, health and quality of both fish and shrimp.
Made of whole dried Antarctic krill, QRILL Pet is a functional ingredient for pet food. Products enriched with QRILL Pet provide a natural source of omega-3 fatty acids, marine proteins and the powerful antioxidant astaxanthin. QRILL Pet offers a number of benefits for pets, including healthy organs, joints and fur.