NordMar Biorefine

Strengthening the Nordic Blue Bioeconomy

A common path:

Iceland´s presidency of
the Nordic Council of Ministers in 2019

Youth, sustainable tourism, and the ocean environment are three priority areas of Iceland’s presidency of the Nordic Council of Ministers in 2019.

The Ocean priority consists of three NordMar programs that run 2019-2021: NordMar Plastic. NordMar Biorefine and NordMar Ports.

The NordMar Biorefine project

Aims to strengthen the Nordic Blue Bioeconomy with:



Establishing an expert Nordic Blue Bioeconomy network.


Open access

Conducting a feasibility study on open-access blue bio-refineries.


Web portal

Launching a blue bioeconomy portal for knowledge exchange and networking.



Maintaining effective communications to stakeholders and the public.

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We welcome your ideas and input.

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