The Iceland Ocean Cluster has been promoting the Icelandic marine biotechnology industry, uniting companies and assisting them in approaching US markets as well as finding investors. Recently, this group of firms went to Boston to meet up with investors, companies, consultants and researchers.
Cruise ship traffic to Iceland has increased substantially in recent years. Flavour of Iceland is an initiative of logistics provider TVG-Zimsen and ship supplier Ekran for promoting food and drink sales to cruise ships. The project was initated trough the cooperation of logistics companies in the Iceland Ocean Cluster.
Project Sharing is a website where university students and businesses are united. Students in search for project ideas or work can apply for projects and businesses in search of employee prospects can register projects. The web is open to all and free to use.
Ocean Excellence is a spin-off business from the Iceland Ocean Cluster, engineering firm Mannvit, tech company Samey and fish processor Haustak. Ocean Excellence provides consultation and processing solutions for advanced seafood processing.
The Iceland Ocean Cluster has for the past years carried out research on raw material utilisation in fishing and fish processing in the North Atlantic Ocean. The aim of the research is to promote better utilisation of fish catches and increased value creation in the fisheries industry.
Around Iceland, various technology companies are developing world-class solutions for fishing and fish processing. Recently these businesses joined forces to cooperate on developing a turnkey solution for a fresh fish trawler that promotes efficiency, quality and safety.
Reykjavík Seafood District is a project that aims to organize and promote the harbor area in Reykjavik as an exciting neighborhood for locals and tourists, with strong links to the ocean, harbor and seafood.