Students from the United Nations University Fisheries Training Programme (UNU-FTP) visited the Ocean Cluster House in mid-October. During the visit Haukur Gestsson and Bjarki Vigfússon from the Iceland Ocean Cluster lectured the group on cluster cooperation within the fisheries and marine industries, full utilization of fish products and the growing fisheries tech industry in Iceland.
The UNU Fisheries Training Programme is a postgraduate training programme based in Iceland since 1998. The programme offers applied training in various areas of the fisheries sector for practicing professionals in developing countries. The class of 2014 has 18 students from 16 countries.
The Iceland Ocean Cluster frequently hosts seminars and guided tours for business people, scholars, students and others wanting to learn more about the Icelandic fisheries, seafood and marine industry. For more information, click here.