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The future is blue

The Norwegian maritime cluster is a world leader in design, construction, equipment and operation of advanced vessels for the global ocean industries. In 2014, due to its unique global market position and its important contribution to Norwegian value creation, the cluster was granted the status of a Global Centre of Expertise.

Our job is to increase the level of innovation within the cluster. To develop the industry, we need to develop the technologies, the solutions and the businesses of the future. This is our competitive advantage.

About the cluster

Participants and Allies

The Norwegian coast is home to a unique concentration of maritime companies, and specialized research and educational institutions. Together they represent the Norwegian maritime cluster, which has gained status as a Global Centre of Expertise because of its strong global position and rapid innovation.

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Our blue vision

For many generations, the Norwegian maritime cluster has been a pioneer in technology development and operations at sea. As the cluster now ventures into the blue ocean arena, so a new chapter is added to our story.

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Our 2021-2030 Strategy

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