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Maritime Forum

Protecting and monitoring the ocean - the Nordics

Showcasing ocean innovative technologies, Exploring funding possibilities for the public and the private projects at each stage of the development, Connecting the key stakeholders to share a common vision.


This event is by invitation only. Any questions can be addressed to frodeatfi-nor [dot] no (Ocean Autonomy Cluster)

register here for on-line access


09:00 - 09:15: Welcome

Siri Granum Carson Director of NTNU Oceans

09:15 - 10:00: Solutions looking for a problem - Research and Technology

Chair: Ocean Autonomy Cluster Linda Cathrine Hald

Ocean OPS: Belbeoch Mathieu
The Iliad Digital Twin of the Ocean: Antonio Vasilijevic Research Project ManagerDepartment of Marine Technology
Mercator Ocean International (MOi): Dr Tina Silovic Market Development Officer Mercator Ocean - Copernicus Marine Data for Arctic

10:00 - 10:40: Funding – EU

Chair: European Investment Bank: Mrs Antonella Calvia Goetz

DG Mare: Zoi Konstantinou Policy Officer
Blue Invest: Renata Peloso
EIF: Miguel Alves
Innovation Norway: Stein Ivar Strøm

10:40 - 11:00: Coffee and tea

11:00 - 11:30: Funding - Venture Capital

Chair: Invest In Mid Norway: Christian Roger Hemmingsen
Katapult Ocean: Ingrid Maurstad
Sarsia: Jon Trygve Berg
Hatch: George Baunanch

11:30 - 12:30: Lunch

12:30 - 14:10: Solutions looking for a problem – Entrepreneurs

Chair: Ocean Autonomy Cluster: Frode Halvorsen
(This session will be streamed. Register for access to the stream at the bottom of this page or here)

12:30 12:40 Xocean
12:40 12:50 Ocean Access
12:50 13:00 Maritime Robotics
13:00 13:10 iDrop
13:20 13:30 Skarv Technologies
13:30 13:40 Wsense
13:40 13:50 Seacras
13:50 14:00 Vectrino
14:00 14:10 Seastainable Ventures
14:10 14:20 Salona Var

14:10 - 14:30: Coffee and tea

14:30 - 15:00: Keynote - Blueye Robotics

Blueye Robotics: Trond Larsen Senior Technical Sales Engineer

15:00 - 15:40: Problems looking for a solution - Government and Industry

Chair: Croatian Chamber of Economy – DIH InnovaMare Mateo Ivanac
Kongsberg Sensors and Robotics: Arne Rinnan CEO
DG Mare: Zoi Konstantinou Policy Officer
SOCIB: Emma Reyes - Head of Coastal High Frequency radar facility
VLIZ: Chantal Martens Blue Innovation Officer

15:40 - 16:00: Wrap up

European Investment Bank: Mrs Antonella Calvia Goetz
Ocean Autonomy Cluster: Frode Halvorsen