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Seafood Innovation Award

In 2024, Seafood Innovation Award and “Gründerjulepresangen” merged. NCE Seafood Innovation, DNB, Pareto, Future Ocean Incubator, Acapo, ArtGarden, Nagelld, Annerledeslandet are the new collaborators and jury. The Seafood Innovation award also get funding from Bergen Municipality.

Check out the new website for Seafood Innovation Award here.


When seafood executives from all over the world meet at North Atlantic Seafood Forum (NASF), we have a unique opportunity to put innovation for sustainable growth on the global agenda, which is why NCE Seafood Innovation invites all stakeholders to an entire day with innovation stories and investment opportunities shaping one of the most important industries for the future.

Every year at NASF, the Seafood Innovation Award showcases cutting-edge innovations from startups and existing businesses that are shaping the future, as well as facilitating speed dating to form new partnerships for sustainable growth. Entrepreneurs represent much of the innovative force and startups presenting are also competing for the Seafood Innovation Award, which is meant to highlight innovations with great commercial potential and reward the winner with boosting services towards market.

The last event was held at NASF in Bergen, March 7th to 8th, 2023. The winner this time was the Norwegian startup Remora Robotics. Read about the winner here.

Previously, these startups have won the Seafood Innovation Award; Fixed Phage (Scotland), GenetiRate (USA), Tracio (Iceland), Kuehnle AgroSystems (Hawaii) and BioFeyn (USA). Startups competing are first selected by a committee based on uniqueness, market potential, and sustainability. With the winner being selected by the audience.

At a glance

Seafood Innovation Award is arranged every year in March, as part of North Atlantic Seafood Forum, where cutting-edge innovations are showcased and new partnerships are built.

Since 2018 – Ongoing

Organized by NCE Seafood Innovation with financing from Bergen municipality.

Contact person:
Trude Jansen Hagland
Managing Director
+47 45 47 91 15
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