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Launching Ocean Tech Pitch Panel

Camilla Sætre University of Bergen, presenting at Ocean Innovation Lab.
Camilla Sætre from the University of Bergen, presenting at Ocean Innovation Lab.

Sign up to get the opportunity to pitch your concept and receive valuable advice from a panel of key players in GCE Ocean Technology.

We are looking for cluster members with innovative ideas that can accelerate the energy transition and increase export to a global market.

You could be looking for partners, customers, funding, competence or test-sites/equipment.

If you would like to present and receive free advice, please fill out our form and send it to or contact

Free advice to accelerate your idea

The Ocean Tech Pitch Panel will help accelerate your innovations and business ideas.

The Panel will be a one-hour meeting where you present your company's idea, project and business plan, and receives feedback from a panel of key resource personnel in the cluster.

The panel will comprise of resources in the cluster facilitator, our RDI focus group as well as external experts. We aim to tailor the panel according to your company and needs.

Topics we can offer advise about

The Ocean Tech Pitch Panel can assist and provide advice on topics such as:

  • Funding options, with focus on soft funding in different stages
  • Market entry, customers and partners
  • Competence, including R&D institutions and universities
  • Test sites, facilities and piloting
  • Prioritize steps in the technology development

Long track record in supporting innovation

GCE Ocean Technology have a long track-record within supporting our partners and members with innovation and internationalisation.

We have supported cluster members with securing more that 2 billion NOK in externally funded RDI projects run and owned by the cluster companies.

We have developed targeted Start-up programmes, and the Ocean Tech Scaling program, with very good feedback from the cluster.

Contact Information

Jon O. Hellevang

R&D Manager

Jon O. Hellevang

Ocean Tech Pitch Panel

A panel where you pitch your ocean tech idea and receive free advice on the way forward.

We can advise about topics such as funding, partnership, competence and technology development.

The Ocean Tech Pitch Panel is targeting small and medium sized companies with an idea, concept or solution in an early stage.

The meeting is scheduled for one hour, and will be a combination of presentation, dialogue and feedback.