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Aker BioMarine is a company in constant development. Here is the latest news and press releases.

Aker BioMarine launches INVI, a novel protein for human consumption

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 signs first pharmaceutical agreement for development of therapies based on LYSOVETA™


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.

Aker BioMarine appoints Valentina Tapia to lead its QRILL strategy in Chile

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 collaborates with University of Illinois Chicago

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.

Aker BioMarine hires its first ever female Fish Mate

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.

Aker BioMarine launches new circular economy company

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 industry alliance to reduce the carbon footprint of Norwegian salmon

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.

Krill industry joins forces to protect penguins in Antarctica

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. 

Aker BioMarine appoints Webjørn Barstad as new EVP Offshore

Former Lerøy leader brings years of industry experience into new, executive-level role at Aker BioMarine.

New study helps dog owners determine the most effective omega-3 fatty acids for their pets’ diets

A new study, recently published in Veterinary Medicine and Science magazineput 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.

Our Products

From oil to gummies, krill from Aker BioMarine is finding its way into a lot of delivery formats.

For People

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.

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For Aqua - Culture

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.

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For Pets

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.

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