The Iceland Ocean Cluster is a driver of new ideas and promotes dynamic networks and relationships among businesses and entrepreneurs in the marine industry. Through stronger networks and cooperation, new opportunities for business and innovation arise.


Number of Ocean Start-ups Never Higher

“We have seen an amazing increase in the number of startups in the ocean cluster in Iceland,” says dr. Thor Sigfusson CEO of the Iceland Ocean Cluster. Of the top 100 startups in Iceland, ocean related industries have mostly represented around 5% of the companies but in recent years the percentage has risen to 10-15%.... Read More

IOC Analysis: A New Wave of Marine Investments

Investments in new equipment and innovation in the ocean cluster are expected to reach an annual €100-170 million in the coming years. At the same time, the importance of entrepreneurship in the ocean cluster has met increased understanding. Untraditional marine-related industries have been growing and numerous new businesses have been established in marine biotechnology and... Read More

Iceland Ocean Cluster and Startup Iceland Team Up

The Iceland Ocean Cluster and Startup Iceland have signed an agreement strengthening their relationship and networks. The agreement gives the entrepreneurs in the Ocean Cluster House access to training from Startup Iceland and its founder Bala Kamallakharan. Kamallakharan has extensive experience coaching and guiding entrepreneurs in the startup community. The Ocean Cluster House accomodates close... Read More

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24sepAll DayCod Day 2015(All Day: thursday) Ocean Cluster House