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

Ocean Cluster House offers support for the next generation of seafood startups

The Ocean Cluster House is uniquely positioned to support the next generation of seafood startups. It is „the“ global space for the most innovative startups in seafood. In the 30.000 sq ft facility, we have a 100% fish centric startup space, enterprises, investors and advisers. Our Grandi Food hall & Fish market makes sure we never forget our origin; lots of food and freshly landed fish! We are now offering startups from around the world to try out our facilities and our network free of charge. We will offer the startups: A space (max 2 employees) in our startup facilities free of charge for one month including coffee, internet access and lots of nice people! 10 free dinners in our Grandi food hall (to make sure you get to know the locals:) A meeting with leading innovators and investors to introduce your ideas Matchmaking with our local and international network Direct contact with our fisheries for testing new ideas. ‚


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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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