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The Nordic Marine Innovation conference 2014

  • Published 24/06/2014
- Blue growth in the marine industry

The Nordic Marine Innovation conference 2014


From 08/10/2014
To 08/10/2014


Den Blå Planet, Jacob Fortlingsvej 1, 2770 Kastrup, Danmark



The conference will be held at Den Blå Planet, Northern Europe's largest aquarium with more than 20,000 animals and seven million litres of water. A perfect venue to summarize and reflect about the Nordic Marine Innovation Programme and the 14 projects




09:30 Registration and coffee


10:00 Welcoming and introduction
Moderator: Per Olav Skjervold, CEO Vitenparken
Skjervold has broad experience from research and as a leader in including The Research Council of Norway, Ewos Innovation and TINE. Per Olav passionate about food, culture, innovation and development of new ideas.

10:45 Panel discussion 7 projects
Novel bioactive seaweed based ingredients and products
North Atlantic Marine Cluster project
Nordic Marine Marketing
Innovative Fish Counters
Tomorrow’s fish counter 


11:45 Lunch and networking


13:00 Frank Asche "Blue growth in the marine sector - the way forward"

Asche is a professor at the Department of Industrial Economics, Risk Management and Planning at the University of Stavanger (UiS). He has conducted research in the areas of productivity, innovation, market demand og value chain management, with main focus on the seafood and energy sector. He conducts research for industry and governments, informing policy and strategy regionally, nationally and internationally. With Asche’s extensive knowledge of the marine sector, he will address the potential and challenges within the area of blue growth. 

13:30 Working session: "Growth in the blue bioeconomy"
In 2015 Denmark will hold the Presidency of the Nordic Council of Ministers. The Faroe Islands will be in charge of the Nordic Fisheries cooperation and wish to focus on "growth in the blue bioeconomy". Therefore, the Faroese Ministry of Fisheries invites the conference participants to discuss next year’s Presidency. The results will be used in the further preparation of the programme for 2015. It should be noted that the projects initiated in the 2015 precedency in the Nordic cooperation are three-year projects.

14:45 Coffee


15:15 Panel discussion 7 projects
Nordic Algae Network
Local fish feed ingredients
Profitable Arctic Charr Farming in the Nordic countries
Enriched Convenience Seafood Products
Aquaponics NOMA (Nordic Marine) – New Innovations for Sustainable Aquaculture in the Nordic countries


16:15 From project to market


16:45 Summary

17:30 Guided tour of the aquarium

19:00 Dinner

Map to venue from Cöpenhagen Airport


Recommended hotels near-by Den Blå Planet
Hilton Copenhagen Airport
Quality Airport Hotel Dan
Park Inn Radisson Cph Airport Hotel 


Because of a limited amount of available hotel rooms and flights, we recommend participants to book early. 


Registrer for the conference here

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