Astrid Buran Holan (ScaleAQ)

Astrid Buran Holan is the Head of Development – Closed Aquaculture Technology at ScaleAQ. She works with the technical and biological aspects of technologies used in closed aquaculture facilities on land and in the sea, as well as the needs of the fish in such systems. She also holds a position as associate professor II at the University of Tromsø (UiT).

She has a PhD from NTNU in environmental technology and land-based farming with water recycling (RAS), and a master’s in biological treatment of wastewater from Norske Skog. After working as a researcher in Nofima for several years, she now works at the Norwegian technology group ScaleAQ. ScaleAQ combines experience and know-how from both sea and land-based farming and is a total supplier to the farming industry.