Home > Cluster Organisations > Iceland Ocean Cluster (Sjavarklasinn)

Iceland Ocean Cluster (Sjavarklasinn)

Primary tabs

Printer-friendly versionPrinter-friendly version
General Information
The date when the cluster organisation was established: 
Tuesday, 24 May, 2011
Number of staff in the management team of the cluster organisation : 
1-5
Other Label: 
No
Membership to other networks/partnerships: 
Cluster Management Team: 
NameSurnamePositionTelephoneEmailGender
Thor
Sigfusson
Other
+354 577 6200
thor@sjavarklasinn.is
Male
Berta
Danielsdottir
Cluster Manager
+354 698 6200
berta@oceancluster.is
Female
Languages spoken: 
English
Icelandic
Sectoral and Industrial Focus
Sectoral Industries: 
Fishing and Fishing Products
Food Processing and Manufacturing
Technology fields: 
Aquaculture
Fish / Fisheries / Fishing Technology
Emerging industries: 
Blue Growth Industries
Environmental Industries
Composition of the cluster
Total number of members: 
49
Number of SME members: 
29
Number of start-ups among SME members: 
20
Number of larger company members: 
20
Entrepreneurship and scale-up support facilities in the cluster's ecosystem (see "Organisation type"): 
Name and link of major players: 
Cluster Strategy
Mission/Objectives: 

The Iceland Ocean Cluster's mission is to create value by connecting together entrepreneurs, businesses and knowledge in the marine industries. To serve this mission we provide a range of services and invest our resources in new marine spin-offs and projects.

Do you have a formalised strategy?: 
Yes
Do you have a specific strategy focus that addresses internationalisation ?: 
Yes
Services
Support services provided: 
Direct advisory services
Enabling Facilities sharing
Promotion of activities (marketing/ visibility)
Innovation Management / Support of innovation processes (internal, external)
Cooperation Activities
International Cooperation
The main countries targeted by the cluster organisation: 
China
United States
Our cluster organisation undertook the following international activities to support our members: 
Support to collaborative activities/etc.
Trans-national Cooperation
The main countries targeted by the cluster organisation: 
Denmark
Iceland
Norway
Russian Federation
Our cluster organisation undertook the following trans-national activities to support our members: 
Support to collaborative activities/etc.
Support Programmes
Participation in Funded Support Programmes: 
Promotion
Why should partners choose you for cooperation?: 

Our members include arguably some of the most innovative and groundbreaking tech companies in the world in terms of marine industries. Penetrating international markets is vital for these companies, and we specialize in facilitating this process through the services listed on our website. In addition, we provide consulting and facilities to startups in this field.