Shipping and trading fish to all corners of the world has built Bergen and the surrounding municipalities. This has brought competence and knowledge about the ocean industries to the region and later competence in oil, gas, subsea and renewable energy.
Today Greater Bergen has complete value chains within most of the ocean industries, and universities, university colleges and institutes with strong and competent research and development environments in all these sectors.
GCE Ocean Technology
GCE Ocean Technology was established in 2006 in Bergen, Norway and is an industry driven initiative within ocean technology with more than 120 partners and members.
The cluster develops and supplies innovative ocean technology within a wide range of applications, including:
- Subsea oil and gas production
- Marine renewable energy production
- Marine food production
- Exploration of marine mineral resources.
NCE Media is the innovation engine for the Norwegian Media Cluster. The Cluster is a world leader in augmented reality, graphics, AI, virtual studios, robotics, broadcast & IP based video, and tools for workflow and visual storytelling.
The Media Cluster have members all across Norway, and a subsidiary in Stavanger. The cluster in total counts more than 100 companies, with nine major universities and research facilities among its members. This is a highly successful environment. Fueled by a unique way of working together, combined with the best tools, more than 80 percent of cluster members launch innovations every year. The Norwegian Media Cluster enjoys an innovation ecosystem that works extremely well, with a high degree of joint innovation projects and high innovation speed.
NCE Seafood Innovation
NCE Seafood Innovation aims to contribute to sustainable seafood growth, by focusing on innovation.
NCE Seafood Innovation believe that mobilizing joint forces is the way forward, and the cluster contributes through sustainable innovation projects and by facilitating interaction across the industry. Promoting team efforts is a focal point.
Norwegian Smart Care Cluster
Norwegian Smart Care Cluster (NSCC) er et klyngeprosjekt med over 200 medlemmer. Av medlemsmassen er flesteparten bedrifter, men vi har også 50 kommuner/offentlige aktører som deltakere. Vårt hovedkontor er i Stavanger, med avdelingskontorer i Bergen og Grimstad. Medlemsmassen strekker seg over hele landet, og vi har også medlemmer internasjonalt.