Presentation of the 'Green Marine Technology' initiative.(Photo Credit: Green Marine Technology)
Joint effort to promote green marine techonology
Wednesday, December 04, 2013, 01:10 (GMT + 9)
Ten Icelandic Ocean technology firms have launched a joint marketing initiative called the Green Marine Technology, where the companies emphasize eco-friendly solutions for fisheries and fish processing.
The companies have been collaborating closely together recently through the Iceland Ocean Cluster and their newest cooperative project is a website, greenmarinetechnology.is where users can explore a virtual world of eco-friendly tech solutions.
A special map has been created which shows how the technology is used in fisheries around the world.
The website shows the companies profiles and the solutions they have to offer. The project is a result of cooperation among the following technology firms within the Iceland Ocean Cluster: 3X Technology, Dis, Marport, Naust Marine, Navis, Pólar togbúnaður, Prómens, Samey, ThorIce and Trefjar.
Introducing everything from geothermal energy utilization to eco-friendly trawl doors, the Green Marine Technology initiative marks a turning point in jointly marketing technology solutions for the seafood industry.
Green technology refers to technology, which improves production processes, productivity and efficiency, use of raw materials or energy and reduces waste and pollution.
Technological development is a key environmental issue and the call for environmentally friendly technologies is in all areas. Many countries consider it necessary to invest in technology and developments in this field and several are endeavoring to build up in the green technology including energy, natural resources and waste.
Renewable energy and energy efficiency are prominent, as it is clear that if the goal of reduced greenhouse gas emissions is to be achieved we must make changes in energy matters.
Many Icelandic high tech companies are leading in its field in terms of quality and eco-friendliness, and these two key elements are extremely important when marketing Iceland's technology.