Iceland

Ocean Cluster

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

Latest News

‘LYST – The Future of Food’ Attracts Crowds of Food Enthusiasts

‘LYST – The Future of Food’ Attracts Crowds of Food Enthusiasts

"Of all the food conferences I've ever been, LYST stands out as the place where actions truly speak louder than words. The Icelandic people are leaders to watch in the future of food" said Tim West, one of the headline speakers at Lyst – The Future of Food on...

The Next Generation: The Ocean Cluster Featured in HA Design Magazine

The Next Generation: The Ocean Cluster Featured in HA Design Magazine

Published in HA Design Magazine on December 17 (Click here to read on ha-mag.is) Words: Arnar Fells / Photos: Ragna Margrét***The traditional image of the fishing industry does not hold water in the Iceland Ocean Cluster. Located in the Grandi harbor, the fishing...

Fostering a “rising tide” community of ocean-based companies

Fostering a “rising tide” community of ocean-based companies

“Even though there has been sort of a revolution in by-product utilisation in the fisheries industry, I believe there is still a long way to go”, says Dr. Thor Sigfusson CEO of the Iceland Ocean Cluster (IOC) in a recent interview with the Iceland Fishing News...

Maine seeks inspiration from Iceland

Maine seeks inspiration from Iceland

"Ground lobster shells have great chemical value for uses. Why not? we produce 90% of the world's lobster let's get more value for our fishermen from this 'wonderful product out of the sea." says Sentor Angus King after a visit to the Ocean Cluster House this autumn,...

NEOC receives support from two Maine universities

Two universities, UNE and USM recently signed an agreement expected to produce internship and research-and-development opportunities for students at the New England Ocean Cluster House (NEOCH). The NEOCH is modelled after the Ocean Cluster House in Reykjavik by the...