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.

NEWS

A New Chapter in the Fisheries Industry

Historically, Iceland’s fisheries industry is a raw material exporting industry, only processing the wild catch to a limited extent before exporting it. Despite being almost exclusively a raw materiel exporter Iceland managed to transform itself from being one of the least developed countries in Europe in 1940 to become relatively prosperous state by the end... Read More

New Icelandic plant sanitation system installed in Canada

D-Tech, an Icelandic Tech firm located at the Ocean Cluster House, will install and test a new plant sanitation technology that is new to the seafood processing industry in Newfoundland and Labrador, Canada. The project is in co-operation with Fogo Island Co-Operative Society which will receive a government grant of $54,810 to help install and test... Read More

Outstanding Cluster Projects in 2014

Three projects within the Iceland Ocean Cluster recently received recognitions for outstanding success in 2014. These recognitions are intended to encourage cluster cooperation of businesses in product development, marketing, sales and other areas. The projects awarded are Flavour of Iceland, Green Marine Technology and Ocean Excellence.  Sigurdur Ingi Johannsson, Iceland’s Minister of Fisheries, handed the acknowledgements... Read More

Herberia completes seed-financing round

Herberia, a pharmaceutical company at the Ocean Cluster House, secured its first seed-financing round last week. The investment was secured from Einvala Finance but the investors have been following Herberia since the pharmaceutical company participated in Startup Reykjavík in 2013. Herberia develops herbal medicines. Their first products are expected in the European market next year.... Read More

EVENTS

january

27jan9:00 AM- 10:30 AMVisit from the US Ambassador in Iceland9:00 AM - 10:30 AM Ocean Cluster House

march

6marAll DayNAOCA Meeting in Denmark(All Day: friday)
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