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Norwegian Seaweed Cluster

The Norwegian Seaweed Cluster represents the Norwegian innovation ecosystem and value chain for the seaweed industry. Together with suppliers, customers, R & D institutions, investors, other clusters and public funders, NSA has collected around 80 partners to develop the seaweed industry. The cluster is funded by Innovation Norway Nordland, development projects and membership fees.

Focus areas


  • Common branding: Seaweed from Norway

  • Exhibitions in Europe

  • Market insight, priority

Production technology

  • Effective seedling production

  • Farming infrastructure

  • Harvesting and preprocessing

  • Processing units; drying, freezing, fermenting, blanching

Framework conditions

  • Area access

  • Procedures for permissions application

  • Regulations

  • Masterplan - Ambitions and potential

Product development and quality

  • Guidelines for product development

  • Food safety

  • Updating laws and regulations


  • Monitoring ecosystem influence in seaweed farms

  • Valorization of ecosystem services

  • Regenerative aquaculture

  • Sustainability strategies


Polar Algae AS

Salten Algae AS

Seaweed Production AS

Vesterålen Seaweed AS

Seaforest AS

Smart Seaweed Solution AS

Become a member

Want to become a member? Get access to content and events just for members. Contact us to request membership.

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