The Iceland Ocean Cluster’s mission is to create value and discover new opportunities by connecting entrepreneurs, businesses and knowledge in the marine industries.

Secretary of State for Scotland visited the OC House

Mr David Mundell, Secretary of State for Scotland visited the OC House today with the Iceland Minister of Fisheries, Mr Kristjan Thor Juliusson. Mr Mundell  was introduced to new a development of electric boat design from Navis and nanotechnology for energy from Greenvolt. He also learned about Thorice new rapid chilling technology and Polar Doors new trawl door development to name a few of the game changers in the OC House.

 

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The Nordic Council of Ministers visit the OC House

The Nordic Council of Ministers held its meeting in the Ocean Cluster House February 7. The OC House has never had as many Government Ministers from so many countries at the same time visiting!  The Council is the official body for inter-governmental co-operation in the Nordic Region.

The Marine environment is one of the priority areas of the Nordic Council. Dr. Thor Sigfusson, the founder of the Iceland Ocean Cluster, introduced the cluster work to the Ministers and emphasized the 100% fish utilization mission of the cluster and the global cluster network.

 

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Ocean to Plate

Great cross pollination of people at the “Ocean to Plate” lobster industry forum in Atlantic Canada. A good mixture of industry people and academics in one room. In a $1.4 Bn industry it is crucial. Thor Sigfusson @oceancluster was a keynote speaker. 

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