Seafood Circular Plastics

This is a new competence program focusing on circular economy around plastics in the seafood industry.

Seafood Circular Plastics starts in October 2023 and consists of 4 modules with gatherings from lunch to lunch:

  • Module #1: 25-26 October 2023
  • Module #2: 29-30 November 2023
  • Module #3: 17-18 January 2024
  • Module #4: 6-7 March 2024

The modules will take place in the region of Bergen, Oslo and regions around Trondheim, Bodø or Tromsø. Application deadline is September 20th 2023 – send a brief email with the motivation for participation to


About the program

Throughout the gatherings, participants will:

  • Receive an introduction to the topic
  • Gain increased knowledge about plastics in the seafood industry.
  • Acquire knowledge about circular opportunities around plastic.
  • Get insight into regulations, directives, and EU taxonomy.
  • Relevant theme presentations
  • Presentations of cases
  • Company visits
  • Engage in group work with experience exchange and task solving.
  • Receive materials for use between the gatherings.

Seafood Circular Plastics is facilitated in collaboration with Sveinung Jørgensen and Lars Jacob Tynes Pedersen, experts in sustainable business and circular economy, podcast entrepreneurs, and advisors and leaders of the Centre for Sustainable Business at NHH.

The four modules

Practical information

25-30 participants. The program will be conducted in Norwegian.

Administrative cost

All members and non-members NOK 10,000.

Program cost

Members of NCE Seafood Innovation: Free

Non-members: NOK 30,000.


Seafood Circular Plastics program with 4 modules, each lasting 1 day (lunch to lunch).

Not included:

Travel, accommodation and diet. Hotel, diet expenses and travel costs during the gatherings will be invoiced participants after each module.


Application deadline:

September 20th 2023 – send a brief email with the motivation for participation to


At a glance

The program aims to increase knowledge about circular economy, provide insight in circular business models, and inspire more circular solutions related to plastics in the seafood industry.

Established: 2023

Financed by: The program has received funding from Norwegian Retailers’ Environment Fund.


Contact person:
Solveig Holm
Senior Project Manager
+47 92 05 85 31
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