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9th International Seaweed Conference

"Seaweeds: supporting the European Green Deal"

Kim Kristensen, Managing Director, Arctic Seaweed AS, NO

 "Large scale seaweed production systems" 

About the speaker:

Background in Mechanical Engineering and Project Management. Has mainly worked in the mechanical industry with business development and sales to the Maritime and Oil&Gas industries. 

Company info:

Arctic Seaweed AS was founded in 2016. The company head office is based in Flekkefjord, Norway and the operational headquarters and production facilities are located at Sotra outside Bergen on the west coast of Norway. The company operates two concessions for brown algae production along the west coast and also cooperates with local salmon farmers to develop integrated production systems for IMTA. 


Arctic Seaweed has spent the last 4 years developing and testing a scalable production system for sustainably cultivated seaweed. The system fully integrates all major steps in the seaweed production value chain by using innovative new methods and machinery.