Hydrothermal vent. Photo by K.G. Jebsen Centre for Deep Sea Research UiB.

Marine Minerals – A New Billion-dollar Industry

A Rystad Energy report concludes that Norway is in a unique global position with several competitive advantages related to marine minerals. A new billion-dollar ocean industry is forecasted.

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Launching an investor network for attracting more capital to the seafood sector. Rune U. Steinsland, Thommessen (left), Tanja Hoel, Hatch and Mons A. Paulsen, Thommessen.

New investor network will boost seafood sector

A Bergen-based company is organizing a new investor network in order to attract more capital to the seafood sector.

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Lerøy has chosen to invite this team to a closer study and look into the possibilities of using self-produced seaweed as a component in packaging.

Bergen company to explore seaweed packaging

The Bergen-based seafood giant Lerøy will be exploring how to use sustainable packaging made from locally-grown seaweed.

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A network in Bergen is encouraging more women to become project leaders within some of Norway's most male-dominated industries. Members of the network's second cohort, pictured here, have now shared their thoughts on what the initiative means for them.

“I want my daughter to know that she can go far”

The Vest Ut og Fram (VUF) network is aiming to empower women in the ocean and energy sectors in western Norway. We spoke to some of its newest members.

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Companies in western Norway are developing technology that could improve the lives of patients, and help the elderly to stay in their own homes for longer. Photo © Jofrid Åsland, Norwegian Smart Care Cluster

Health tech sector sees international interest

International health companies are turning to western Norway as an excellent place for developing new services for patients.

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