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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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Project kick-off: fish skin valorisation for health and wellbeing

Project kick-off: fish skin valorisation for health and wellbeing

Today, 28.02.22 was the kick-off meeting for a new collaborative partnership project between Iceland and Portugal focused on fish-skin valorisation.  The project is funded by an EEA grant and creates a bilateral opportunity for partners from Portugal and Iceland to...

European catfish in Iceland

European catfish in Iceland

Yesterday some new visitors arrived in Iceland, juvenile European catfish (Silurus glanis), marking the first time this species has been brought to our shores.  The 5000 catfish were received to quarantine tanks at the state-of-the-art Marine Aquaculture Research...

Blue Stars of 2021!

Blue Stars of 2021!

The Iceland Ocean Cluster has listed 12 innovative small companies and startups from Blue Iceland to watch in 2022. We see strong trends towards the circular economy among these blue stars; creating value from “waste”, protecting the ocean and moving our seafood...

France Tv visits the Ocean Cluster!

France Tv visits the Ocean Cluster!

Earlier this month the French tv station France Tv visited the Ocean Cluster to learn more about Iceland's utilization on cod. Here you can watch their visit.

100% Asian carp

100% Asian carp

This report by the Iceland Ocean Cluster discusses how to use the Icelandic 100% fish model to tackle an invasive species in the Great Lakes. The strategy is simple; if we can create more value and jobs from this invasive species there should be higher price to...