Jan Raa

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Jan Raa (born 11 October 1939) is a Norwegian biologist.

Raa was a professor at the University of Tromsø from 1972 to 1988, and has an honorary degree at the same university. After his tenure at the University of Tromsø he was a director at the Directorate of Fisheries Institute of Nutrition, research director at Fiskeriforskning and developer of the company Biotec Pharmacon.[1]

He is a fellow of the Norwegian Academy of Science and Letters[2] and the Norwegian Academy of Technological Sciences.[3] In 2010 he was decorated as a Commander of the Order of St. Olav.[4]


  1. ^ "70 år 11. oktober: Jan Raa" (in Norwegian). Norwegian News Agency. 23 September 2009.
  2. ^ "Gruppe 5: Biologi" (in Norwegian). Norwegian Academy of Science and Letters. Archived from the original on 6 September 2018. Retrieved 16 November 2012.
  3. ^ "Medlemmer: RAA, Jan" (in Norwegian). Norwegian Academy of Technological Sciences. Retrieved 29 December 2013.
  4. ^ "Får St. Olavs Orden". Bladet Tromsø (in Norwegian). 7 May 2010. p. 6.