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DILEK AYHAN opens Marine Innovation Day 2014:
DEPUTY MINISTER DILEK AYHAN,
THE NORWEGIAN MINISTRY OF
TRADE, INDUSTRY AND FISHERIES,
WORKS WITH POLICY ON INNOVA-
TION AND ENTRENEURSHIP.
THE MOST IMPORTANT MEETING IN
MARINE INNOVATION FOCUS ON:
• NEXT GENEREATION
• • SUSTAINABLE EXPLOITATION
OF MARINE RESOURCES
• • • NEW BLUE INNOVATION
INVENTORS, ENTREPRENEURS, PRODUCERS,
SOLUTIONS PROVIDERS, INVESTORS
RADISSON BLUE ROYAL
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0900-0905 ØYSTEIN LIE, Executive Manager of MarLife & TANJA HOEL, Exec-
utive Manager of Fiskeriforum Vest: Welcome to NASF Marine Innovation Day
0905- 0915 DILEK AYHAN, Deputy Minister, Ministry of Trade, Industry and
Fisheries: Opening address.
0915- 0925 JOÃO FONSECA RIBEIRO, Director, General Maritime Policy, Por-
tugal: Collaborative Marine efforts between Portugal and Norway.
• NEXT GENERATION AQUACULTURE
0925- 0950 FRANCISCO SARAIVA GOMES, Novus Aqua: - Innovations in
Global Marine Aquaculture with major trends: Aquaponics.
0950-1010 ARNE FREDHEIM, Proeject Director, SINTEF Fisheries and Aqua-
culture: New innovation in aquaculture technology as basis for production
1010-1020 SIRI KALVATN Senior Project Manager, UPTIME Sentre of Compe-
tence: New aquaculture solutions with cross sector innovation.
NEW INVENTIONS & SOLUTIONS
1020-1055 Innovative cases, new inventions with commercial potentials, nov-
el solutions. The cases will compete for the Marine Innovation Award.
1055-1115 HANS PETTER NÆS, Communications Director, The Norwegian
Seafood Research Fund (FHF): Funding of marine innovation projects.
1115- 1135 COFFEE BREAK & MINGLING
• • SUSTAINABLE EXPLOITATION
OF MARINE RESOURCES
1135- 1155 THOR SIGFUSSON, Managing Director Iceland Ocean
Cluster: - Sustainable exploitation of marine resources.
1155- 1215 KLARA STENSVÅG, Professor University of Tromsø: - Marine
Bioactive miracles with vast application potentials.
WELCOME TO MARINE INNOVATION DAY 2014:
PROGRAM, MARINE INNOVATION DAY March 4. 2014, BERGEN
Chair Marine Innovation Day: Karl Almås CEO Sintef Fishery & Aquaculture
Moderator: Jostein Refsnes, Chairman Nordlaks
Co-Chair and Awards Chair: Merete Bjørgan Schröder, Research Director, Norwegian
Seafood Research Fund-FHF
IN COOPERATION WITH:
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1215-1225 NILS CHRISTIAN STENSETH,Professor, University of
Oslo: - Marine genomics and its vast potential to advance all marine Sectors.
1225- 1230 CARL SEIP HANEVOLD, Chairman, MarLife: Pre-lunch appeal on
1230- 1315 LUNCH & MINGLING
• • • NEW BLUE INNOVATION “CLIMATE”
1315- 1335 ODD MAGNE RØDSETH, Group Director Aquaculture, EW Group:
How to engine the innovative dynamics between manufacturers and solution
1335 – 1355 RAGNAR TVETERAAS, Professor, Head of Center of Innovation
Research, University of Stavanger: -Innovative needs and finance framework
to expand the “Blue Field.
1355- 1415 PIERRE ERWES, CEO, BioMarine: - Current status of the new
global organization Biomarine International Clusters Association (BICA)
1415- 1435 OLE JØRGEN MARVIK, Sector Head, Health and Life Sciences,
Innovation Norway: Initiative within Life Science by Innovation Norway
INNOVATION AWARD CEREMONY
THE MARINE INNOVATION WINNER!
1435- 1455 MERETE BJØRGAN SCHRÖDER, Ph.D. Research Director Fish
Health/ Seafood & Human health, Norwegian Seafood Research Fund- FHF:
Innovation Award Ceremony, Marine Innovation Day Award 2014
MARINE ROUND TABLE
1455- 1555 JOSTEIN REFSNES, Chairman Nordlaks, moderator Marine Round
Table. He will challenge the keynote speakers in a dynamic session also inter-
acting with the audience.
OPEN INNOVATION BAR
BUSINESS OPPORTUNITIES “LIVE”
1555-1700 ONE-2-ONE MEETINGS: Delegates will be given the opportunity
to arrange one2one-meetings at any time they prefer during the conference.
Digital tools & advice on how to connect will be available for the delegates.
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A closer look at solutions for the
next generation marine sector.
The marine agenda is one of the most import-
ant agendas, and the question is how to initiate
new blue innovations to feed the world.
- This is also the main slogan on the Marine
Innovation Day in Bergen Tuesday March 4, says
professor Øystein Lie.
The conference gathers the marine world’s top
scientists, inventors and entrepreneurs as well as
the trend setting producers, solutions providers
The keynote speakers will cover the following
main topics under the headline Blue Innovations
to Feed the World:
- Next generation aquaculture
- Sustainable exploitation of marine resources
- New blue innovation “climate”
- Visions and ideas to be shared. Entrepreneurs
will present projects for the betterment of the
sector, says Lie. He and Tanja Hoel, manager at
Fiskeriforum Vest, welcome to the most import-
ant marine innovation conference.
Dilek Ayhan, deputy minister at the Norwe-
gian Ministry of trade, industry and fisheries,
opens the conference. She will especially appeal
to young talents to mobilize solutions for next
generation marine sector.
Hoel and Lie informs that Marine Innovation Day
this year will have a new twist, with a Round
Table debate where speakers and audience will
be challenged. In addition the conference offers
support for connecting between interested par-
ties searching for business partner opportunities
during the conference day. An open Innovation
Bar supported by different media, apps and chan-
nels, from the conference facebook page, twitter,
virtual anonymous chat room to sms-service.
- We offer support for using the different
technologies available for communication, in the
comfort of the conference, as tools for setting up
one-2-one meetings, says Øystein Lie.
The Marine Innovation Day is an important part
of the annual North Atlantic Seafood Forum
(NASF), 4th -6th of March 2014. Last year, Marine
Innovation Day was by far the largest single ses-
sion of NASF. Marine Innovation Day is organized
by Marlife in cooperation with The Norwegian
Seafood Research Fund (FHF), Fiskeriforum Vest
(FFV), Biomarine and NASF.
The best innovation case will cash-in NOK
100.000 as the winner of Marine Innovation Day
Award 2014. The innovative cases will play a
central role on the conference, where a short-list
of the award tenders will be presented from the
The conference moderator Jostein Refsnes will
finally challenge a Marine Round Table of the
conference keynote speakers, in a debate about
future marine innovations.
Register for the conference and
innovative case submission at:
We look forward to meeting you in Bergen!
and talk busi-
ness at Marine
Marine Innovation Day collaborates with the North
Atlantic Seafood Forum. NASF manager Jørgen
Lund and Cermaq CEO Jon Hindar.
Photo: Gorm K. Gaare