AiiM Partners invests in technology-enabled companies addressing climate change while prioritizing equity and access. We are targeting the untapped potential of the $17 trillion industries addressing ocean health and climate change.
We give you an edge from the very beginning. Build and scale your company faster with our global community of co-founders and access to talent, expert advisors, expansion support, and capital around the world.
We are a holding company of innovative, novel solutions to some of aquaculture’s biggest challenges, supported by a growing group of global investors committed to our future food system.
A family office co-creating in sustainable property, investment funds and early stage ventures. Expanding value by connecting great minds and strong hearts to revitalize balance.
Bjerknes Centre for Climate Research
At the Bjerknes Centre for Climate Research we use observations, models and theory to study past, present and future climates. We have leading expertise within climate understanding, climate modeling, predictions and scenarios for climate changes and quantification of climate changes.
Originator of the concepts of Blended Value and Total Portfolio Management, Jed Emerson has extensive experience leading, staffing and advising funds, firms, social ventures and foundations pursuing financial performance with social/environmental impact.
Boom Capital Centre for Climate Research
Our vision is to build a community of the top 200 technologists of the 21st Century. We serve them with integrity, enthusiasm, capital, and community in creative ways.
At Breakthrough Energy, we are committed to supporting new technologies that change the way we live, eat, work, travel, and make things so we can avoid the most devastating impacts of climate change.
Builders Vision is dedicated to investing in a more humane and healthy planet.
Extreme Tech Challenge
Extreme Tech Challenge (XTC) is the world’s largest startup competition and ecosystem for showcasing the most innovative tech founders addressing the UN SDGs.
Farvatn is a Norwegian family-owned company seeking profitable impact investments, leaving a positive footprint on the world.
Our vision – to create enduring value and leave clear footprints – describes what all of us at Ferd strive to achieve. It articulates our commitment to creating value that is not just financial. Our ambition is to create and develop companies, investment teams, organisations and changes that leads to progress for both individuals and society as a whole
Grieg Kapital is the Grieg Groups investment company, specializing in aquaculture and technology. The company was established in 2018 and operates in line with the Grieg Group’s policy for responsible investment, and the UN Sustainable Development Goals.
Gulf of Maine Research Institute
We are an independent, objective nonprofit organization dedicated to the resilience of the Gulf of Maine ecosystem and the communities that depend on it.
A global catalyst for a climate-smart, truly sustainable and just (sea)food transition.
We contribute to sustainable growth and exports for Norwegian businesses through capital and expertise.
Institute of Marine Research
The Institute of Marine Research (IMR) is one of the biggest marine research institutes in Europe, with about 1,100 employees. Our main activities are research, advisory work and monitoring.
Investinor AS is an investment company. Together with founders, entrepreneurs and other investors, we turn selected promising companies into world-leading businesses.
KNCC (Knutsen NYK Carbon Carriers) is a joint venture company established by the Knutsen Group and the NYK Group.
KPMG is an international network of auditing and consulting companies with more than 250 000 employees worldwide in 146 countries, traditionally providing services within financial audit, tax, and advisory.
We invest in and support startups that have a positive impact on our ocean.
Link Capital is a Nordic venture capital firm. We operate a series of early-stage funds, from pre-seed to A-series.
Mission Blue inspires action to explore and protect the ocean. Led by legendary oceanographer Dr. Sylvia Earle, Mission Blue is uniting a global coalition to inspire an upwelling of public awareness, access and support for a worldwide network of marine protected areas – Hope Spots.
Our combined experience as leaders, advisors, investors, entrepreneurs and board members enables us to support our companies in both strategic dilemmas and the execution of specific tasks.
NCE Seafood Innovation
NCE Seafood Innovation aims to contribute to sustainable seafood growth, by focusing on innovation. We believe that mobilizing joint forces is the way forward, and our cluster contributes through sustainable innovation projects and by facilitating interaction across the industry.
NORCE is an independent research institute that conducts research for both public and private sectors, to facilitate informed and sustainable choices for the future. We deliver research and innovation in energy, health care, climate, the environment, society and technology. Our solutions address key challenges for society and contribute to value creation on the local, national and global levels.
Nansen Environmental and Remote Sensing Center
The Nansen Center - NERSC - is conducting research within earth science systems in the High North and the Arctic, where we use broad interdisciplinary expertise to investigate and map marine, cryospheric and atmospheric conditions.
Norwegian Shipowners Association
The Norwegian Shipowners Association represents Norwegian controlled ship owning companies in the international, regional, and offshore shipping segments.
We invest in companies that provide profitable and smart solutions to the challenges of climate change. This stimulates the development of sustainable businesses and technologies.
Our DNA: Bringing science to life through captivating storytelling. Our people: A multidisciplinary team inspiring the next generation of scientists and ocean advocates. Our Partnerships: Harnessing scientific, media, and philanthropic partnerships to accelerate change for the oceans.
Oceankind’s mission is to improve the health of global ocean ecosystems while supporting the livelihoods of people who rely on them. We seek to advance the policy, science, and technology necessary to reverse the growing threats facing our oceans.
ACCELERATING OCEAN-CLIMATE COMPANIES Propeller invests in transformational leaders at the earliest stages of ocean-climate innovation in massive markets.
SINTEF is one of Europe’s largest independent research organisations. Every year we carry out several thousand projects for customers large and small.
SOSV’s mission to support human and planetary health spans the globe with nearly 1000 startups operating in 60 countries and SOSV programs based from New York City and Newark, to San Francisco, Shenzhen, Shanghai, Taipei, and Tokyo. Everywhere, we’re helping founders go further, faster.
Sarsia is an early-stage venture capital firm.We invest in a greener and healthier future. We are motivated by making a difference. By contributing to the development of technologies that have the potential to solve important challenges. That doesn’t always mean the easiest road to our goals. And achieving them requires both eagerness and endurance.
Springbank invests in early-stage companies that are building the infrastructure for a more equal future. We are early-stage investors, lifelong partners and ecosystem builders. Welcome to the next generation of gender lens investing.
We are the world’s largest operator of sophisticated chemical tankers, a global provider of safe storage services for bulk liquids, and the leading provider of door-to-door transportation services for bulk-liquid chemicals and food-grade products. We are also pioneers in high-tech sustainable seafood production and investors in LNG shipping and distribution opportunities.
TD Veen is owned by two generations of the Veen family in Stavanger. The company is driven by the goal of increased value creation with less use of resources, in order to leave a better world to the next generation.
The Dale Oen Experience
The main focus for The Dale Oen Experience is to give opportunities to the young generation. Throughout the five last years a number of 55 000 youngsters have participated at different activities at The Dale Oen-centre.
The Institute for the Study of Energy and Our Future
We face accelerating economic and environmental risks. ISEOF is committed to helping society both steer away from fantasy and avoid catastrophe.We’ve built a map across domains and timeframes highlighting likely futures and locations for possible interventions. We aren’t prescriptive with ‘one answer’ for upcoming socioeconomic and environmental hurdles but seek to influence a portfolio of ‘top-down’ and ‘bottom-up’ initiatives.
The University of Bergen
The University of Bergen (UiB) is an internationally recognised research university. Academic diversity and high quality are fundamental for us. UiB is the most cited university in Norway. There are seven faculties at UiB and there are close to 20 000 students at the university. We employ more than 4 200 faculty and staff. PhD candidates are paid employees, making the doctoral degree at UiB particularly attractive for rising talent. About half of graduating doctors are from outside Norway.
VIS contributes to solve challenges in our society efficiently, making sure that knowledge and ideas quickly turns into benefits for the society at large. Researchers, entrepreneurs and established businesses contact VIS with challenges and ideas that we further develop together. Our ambition is to be the natural supporter of scientists, entrepreneurs and students with results or ideas. The goal is for the idea to be successful in the future, and to deliver better services, products and processes to society.
Wiski Capital ble etablert i 2017 av Gustav Magnar Witzøe og Øystein R. Skiri. Wiski er nå en del av Salvesen & Thams, hvor Kvarv / Witzøefamilien er største enkeltaksjonær. Salvesen & Thams ledes av tidligere Orkla-sjef Bjørn Wiggen.
Woods Hole Oceanographic Institution
Woods Hole Oceanographic Institution is the world's leading, independent non-profit organization dedicated to ocean research, exploration, and education. Our scientists and engineers push the boundaries of knowledge about the ocean to reveal its impacts on our planet and our lives.
Summary of the SOS Summit
During a thrilling two and a half days, this non-conference brought together innovators, entrepreneurs, academics, policymakers, venture capitalists, and thought leaders from the ocean industry.
The ocean capital of the world
With a maritime and marine history and unique knowledge environments, Western Norway and Bergen have every opportunity to take a global leadership position in sustainable ocean economy.