Innovation Ahoy! We are excited to see 11 promising startups showcase their innovation at North Atlantic Seafood Forum in March. Hope to see you there!

Seafood Innovation Award is an arena at North Atlantic Seafood Forum (NASF) where chosen startups get the opportunity to showcase innovative business ideas to potential customers, partners, and investors. Curious? You are welcome to join us in the audience as the companies pitch their idea. At the end, you even have the opportunity to vote on the company you find most interesting or exciting.

The 11 contestants

The startup company AquaPredict has established an AI based technology platform that allows fish farmers to run advanced analyses on site – simple sampling and automated analysis with instant benchmark report.
Bioceanor is delivering unrivalled data-driven water quality forecasts and correlation services in the aquaculture industry. Leveraging Artificial Intelligence (AI), marine biology and fish health expertise, BiOceanOr developed AquaREAL a platform and related APIs collecting, analysing and predicting water quality data and related operational impacts in terms of fish growth, fish welfare and risk mitigation. Catchwise uses AI and big data to help commercial fishery become up to twice as efficient, by leading the boats straight to the fish.
Blue Lice system attracts and captures sea lice before they reach the salmon by using only light as an attractant.
AquaFind’s digital trading platform is a forward-looking marketplace for the aquaculture industry, focusing on user-friendliness and sustainable reuse commerce.
Manolin to make data-driven decisions to minimize issues, maximize output, and increase profits.
MariHealthSolutions are harnessing proteomics and in-depth bioinformatic analyses to analyse protein biomarkers in fish blood/tissue, thus providing clients with customized solutions and more granular molecular insights on the impacts of farming operations and nutrition on the health and metabolism of their fish, thereby supporting their decision-making, optimization, development and sustainability endeavours.
Seaqure labs. labs. is an aquatech startup utilizing mycoproteins as the solution for current unsustainable methods within aquaculture. By utilizing fungi, they create a fully circular feed product using industrial biowaste.
Pure Lobster is a revolutionary aquaculture solution that optimizes shellfish farming through advanced technology. It offers an automated and sustainable approach, ensuring efficient resource utilization and optimal animal welfare.
Solution Seeker Seeker provides Managed-AI-as-a-Service, through our proprietary technology stack ProductionCompass AI. ProductionCompass AI reads data from thousands of sensors in real-time; cleaning, preparing, and categorizing raw and unstructured data to enable a range of use cases and advanced models for improving production.
Ittinsect produces Sustainable, high performance aquaculture feed produced through biotech treatment of novel raw ingredients including insects, micro algae and agricultural by-products.


When: March 5th, 2024,
Where: Radisson Blue Hotel, Bergen
Time: 12:00-13:30
Language: English

The Seafood Innovation Award offers a session at the event with presentations of cutting-edge start-up companies and a live voting from the audience for the Seafood Innovation Award.

When: March 5th, 2024
Where: Radisson Blue Hotel, Bergen
Time: 1:30-15:30
Language: English

By invitation only!

The Seafood Innovation Award offers a session at the event with speed dates between the presenting startup companies, advisory and our collaborators.

When: March 6th, 2024
Where: Radisson Blue Hotel, Bergen
Time: In the plenary session at NASF – 09:00-10:00
Language: English

The Seafood Innovation Award will host an award show at the main scene at the conference, where the winner of the Seafood Innovation Award 2023 will be announced. The event is organised by NCE Seafood Innovation.

Join the showcase session

We have some limited(!) free tickets to the showcase session. Sign up here with the code NCESIG9