How it started
C-Feeds business is based on 25 years’ world leading experience in the breeding of various microalgae and zooplankton species at SINTEF Fisheries and Aquaculture. This includes a massive amount of work with various breeding techniques and enrichment methods/diets, and with a large focus on water quality and microbial control, using new technology and automation of processes. This is essential to achieving cost efficient production. This technology and knowhow was fundamental when C-Feed was established in April 2014.
To establish a large scale industrial production of copepod eggs, to serve the aquaculture and aquarium industry with a high-quality live feed in a stable and predictable way – as the first company in the world.
Team and ownership
Strong technical team with unique experience and competence in the feeding and production of marine fry, combined with comprehensive commercial expertise and network. The team members cover a wide area of competence – their know-how in this area is world-leading, and several participants have doctorates in this field. Our board members are senior executives with background from all parts of the farming industry.
C-Feed is owned by SINTEF Venture IV AS and CoFounder AS. SINTEF Venture IV is owned by SINTEF (48%), European Investment Fund (45%) and Sparebank 1 SMN Invest (7%). New selected investors are currently being invited.