Prophylaxia AS is a marine biotech start-up located at Daugstad. The company utilizes advanced biotech for terrestrial species to solve challenges in the fish farming industry.
The portfolio of projects is set up as individual daughter companies of Prophylaxia when they are reaching project start up. The projects are composed by international and leading scientists and local networks of resources from the fish farming industry. One of these projects is emphasizing semiochemicals as a new alternative in the fight against sea lice. This project is now set up under Prophylaxia Pheromones AS.
The projects are funded by both Prophylaxia and other private companies as well as by governmental grants from Innovation Norway. A strategically composition of investors representing both scientifically and financial resources with preferential networks in the fish farming industry are invited to thrive the project towards a potential success.