Inland Norway University of Applied Sciences, Faculty of Applied Ecology, Agricultural Sciences and Biotechnology is focusing sustainable management and development in wildlife, fish, forestry, plants and livestock – including products and services originated in nature and biological material. The Faculty offers R&D within our diciplines and education on bachelors-, masters- and Phd-level.
Department of Forestry and Wildlife Management established Evenstad Wildlife and Business-center for operational projects in applied ecology. The center collaborates with various SME’s in regard of management- and development-issues concerning real estate development, tourism, forest-, wildlife-, fisheries-management. Our facilities includes a testbed for freshwater fishhatchery.
In NCE Heidner Biocluster, Department of Biotech co-locates and collaborates with business development agencies and leading national companies in livestock, plant breeding, aquaculture i.a. The cluster’s core activities are related to supplying essential input factors to the food production value chain, such as genetic material, feed and fertilizers, as well as utilising and adding value to the residual materials.
Department of Agricultural Sciences is co-located with providers of various services in public administration, politics, consulting and finance aimed at farmers at Blæstad Agricultural Center.