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Norwegian Forum for Marine Minerals (NMM)

Hydrothermal vent - K.G. Jebsen Centre for Deep Sea Research UiB
Hydrothermal vent - K.G. Jebsen Centre for Deep Sea Research UiB

NMM is an association of industry and research actors who work together to develop knowledge and expertise, and a Norwegian industry aimed at sustainable and responsible exploration and extraction of marine mineral resources.

The forum's goal:

  • Strengthen cooperation between industry, trade and research environments, authorities and other organisations and persons with interests in marine minerals.
  • Become an industry organisation for all relevant actors in the field of marine minerals.
  • Contribute to developing common Norwegian strategies for sustainable exploration and extraction of marine mineral resources.
  • Be a national mouthpiece for the extraction of marine minerals.
  • Strengthen the Norwegian environment's international contact and influence in the field of marine minerals. This means, inter alia, contributing to the establishment of and participation in international networks of corresponding forums.


Learn more about Norwegian forum for Marine Minerals.

Project Owners NTNU (host). 15 members in Spring 2020, including GCE Ocean Technology.
Period 2019-
Funding Members fee and in-kind from participants
Result Wanted end result is to place marine minerals high on the Norwegian agenda as an emerging ocean industry.

 

Contact Information

Jon O. Hellevang

Senior Ocean Technology Innovator

Jon O. Hellevang