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Nominate Cluster Company of the Year

We invite you to nominate candidates for the Cluster Company of the Year 2023 award, which will be presented at Ocean Connect in Bergen on 26 October.

All  members and partners of GCE Ocean Technology can be nominated, and you can even nominate your own company.

How to nominate

Submit your nominations to Please provide the company name and a good reason why the company deserves to win this  award.

Submission Deadline: Nominations must be received by 16 October at 08:00 AM to be considered.

Evaluation Criteria

The jury will assess nominees based on the following criteria:

  • Sharing Knowledge: Contribution of lessons learned and support to the cluster.
  • Sustainability and Social Responsibility: Commitment to sustainable practices and social impact.
  • Value Creation: Demonstrated value for the cluster and society as a whole.
  • Innovation: Introduction of new products and services.
  • Market Expansion: Success in new markets, showcasing adaptability and growth.

We especially emphasize contribution towards establishing, supporting and running large projects, which contribute to the development of the cluster.

The winner will be announced and awarded at Ocean Connect 26 October in Bergen.

Contact Information

Jon O. Hellevang

R&D Manager

Jon O. Hellevang


The objective with the award is to recognize cluster members who largely has contributed to the development of the cluster GCE Ocean Technology.

Moreover, those who contribute to the development and commercialisation of cluster companies that offer products, concepts and services within the ocean technology industry and who has managed to grow their company.

The award will be handed out at Ocean Connect.