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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.

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In Celebration of Cod Day: Interview with Thor Sigfusson

In Celebration of Cod Day: Interview with Thor Sigfusson

While in typical North Atlantic fisheries the head, gut and bones of cod are discarded, Icelandic fisheries increasingly utilise these resources and create value from them. Analysis done by the Iceland Ocean Cluster indicates that Icelanders utilise around 80% of each...

Cod Day in the North-Atlantic

On September 24 the Iceland Ocean Cluster and Ocean Cluster House will celebrate Cod Day for the first time. On Cod Day we open the Ocean Cluster House for the public and media and give the companies in our network an opportunity to introduce their work, technology...

Codland Rebranded – New Website Launched

Codland, one of the associated companies of the Iceland Ocean Cluster, has relaunched its brand and website to reflect more clearly the company’s aims and values. Codland aims at utilizing underutilized raw material from traditional fish processing for valuable...

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...

IOC Analysis: A New Wave of Marine Investments

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...