Norway is the second largest exporter of seafood in the world, sharing our sustainable wild-caught and ocean-farmed seafood with more than 150 countries.
Awe-inspiring mountains, deep, crystal-clear fjords and a spectacular coastline that stretches for over 60,000 miles—Norway’s unique natural landscape creates the perfect home for some of the world’s most popular seafood.
Using what we have a great amount of to make something we have a sparse amount of, is what MARELIUS ARCTIC SEAWEED’s (SUS) business idea is about. The world is in need of greater biomass production to be used as raw material for food and renewable energy for the growing population.
There are abundant of useful components in kelp (seaweed), such as proteins, carbohydrates, minerals, antioxidants, and anti bacterial substances. These ingredients can be extracted and used in food and fodder, medicines and food supplements, biofuel and fertiliser, among many other uses in other areas.
- Food and health food
- Feed and feed ingredients
- Pharmaceutical products
- Fertilizers and soil-conditioning
According to UN, the world’s population will reach 9 billion people by 2050. One can look to the ocean to find a solution to the world’s food shortage
Market and industry insight
To build your business case and prove the value of an establishment or investment, we provide you with customized information and benchmarking services on the Arctic market, business climate, industry sectors, operating costs, legal framework, and more.
Partner search and matchmaking support
We act as a link to Arctic companies and introduce you to opportunities of strategic partnerships, R&D collaborations and other types of cooperation.
Access to business networks
We introduce you to all necessary service providers, authorities and organisations.
Greater Arctic Holding AS // Marelius AS
HQ – The Icehouse
70North – 29East – On top of the world
9800 Vadsø, Norway
Business opportunity identification
Based on your sector priorities, our industry specialists identify and present market and industry opportunities in Arctic. We identify growth areas, key industry stakeholders, establishment strategies and next steps.
We provide you with information on how to set up and run a business in Arctic, including rules and regulations, legal entities, employment matters, taxes and more.
To help you find the right location and premises for your facilities, we coordinate site selection processes based on your requirements. Our regional and local network enables us to conduct site screening throughout Arctic and access detailed data.