Firum - Knowledge for Sustainable Aquaculture

Organisation profile

Organisation profile

Our vision is 'Knowledge for Sustainable Aquaculture'. On this basis, Firum employs provident, quality research that aims to build internationally recognized knowledge for sustainable aquaculture. This work is designed to benefit the aquaculture industry and the Faroese economy, too.

As an independent company, Firum provides services that the aquaculture industry may utilize in its operations. Knowledge generated at Firum also serves to inform the world that the Faroese industry operates in compliance with international terms regarding animal welfare, production, environment and sustainability.

The purpose of the research work at Firum is to develop knowledge about aquaculture and other affairs that pertain to aquaculture. A particular emphasis is on producing knowledge that serves to develop sustainable Faroese aquaculture.

UN Sustainable Development Goals

In 2015, UN member states agreed to 17 global Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs) to end poverty, protect the planet and ensure prosperity for all. Our work contributes towards the following SDG(s):

  • SDG 2 - Zero Hunger
  • SDG 3 - Good Health and Well-being
  • SDG 9 - Industry, Innovation, and Infrastructure
  • SDG 10 - Reduced Inequalities
  • SDG 11 - Sustainable Cities and Communities
  • SDG 12 - Responsible Consumption and Production
  • SDG 13 - Climate Action
  • SDG 14 - Life Below Water
  • SDG 17 - Partnerships for the Goals


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