Better off Blue- Best Business Model, Category Winner

This week we participated in the Better off Blue event. We happily joined this online event. As all events now during these COVID-19 times this as well was an online event, organized by the Submariner network, and also included a pitch event. Origin by Ocean participated in this event in the as a category B-company. […]

Origin by Ocean shortlisted as top10 most potential Finnish startups

Talouselämä top10 startups

The leading Nordic financial weekly magazine Talouselämä, shortlisted Origin by Ocean as one of the top10 most potential startup companies in Finland. Once per year Talouselämä creates a list of most potential startups in Finland. On this shortlist, companies such as Supercell, Varjo have been nominated in previous editions. The list of estemed and tremendesly […]

New partnership in biomaterials with Brightplus

Our partnership annouced with Brightplus is a great step forward on our journey. We have a shared interest togehter with Brightplus in creating a new ecosystem utilizing seaweed derrived products. In other words, we together see a broad array of interesting product applications possible, within the area of packaging for these seaweed derrived products. Our […]

The Seaweed Revolution: The Great Benefits Behind Seaweed

Security General of the UN, Antonio Gutteres has coined this the Decade of Action and Delivery for the 17 Sustainable Development Goals. This is where Seaweed can help! The ocean covers over 70% of the Earth’s surface, yet it remains a largely untapped resource. We can see this change as experts are recognizing the power […]

Origin by Ocean announced winner of UNOPS Global Innovation Challenge.

Yesterday UNOPS announced Origin by Ocean as one of five winners in the global innovation challenge, with the theme” ADVANCING RESILIENT INFRASTRUCTURE WITH TECHNOLOGY IN THE FACE OF CLIMATE CHANGE”. Origin by Ocean and its marine biomass refinery technology receives with this award international recognition, attention and the support from the UNOPS Global Innovation Centers. […]

Are you our next Labtech Activist?

As we are now expanding our team we are looking for not only one but two Labtech activists to join our research and development team! Are you interested in the next generation of bio based products, sustainability and the wellbeing of our oceans? Maybe you have a background in organic chemistry lab work, electronic lab […]

Building a business based upon the UN Sustainable Development Goals?

Background We have now been building the foundation of Origin by Ocean together with Mari for  about 2 years. LinkedIn actually reminded us the other day that we had a 2year celebration since we connected.  As we did not know each other with Mari before we met at the Icebreaker VC profounder program in Porvoo, […]

Are you our next Labtech trainee?

We are looking for a new trainee to join our research and development team. Are you interested in the next generation of bio based products, sustainability and the wellbeing of our oceans?Maybe you are keen to learn more about the chemical and ,process industry, ,process and product development and analytical chemistry then we can offer […]

Blue-green algae harvesting, can this be done?

The summer in the Nordics is starting to run on fumes. After a great start to the summer with really hot weather July came with strong winds and not too warm temperatures. We set out to collect raw material for our process development in July in Hanko, Finland. With the assistance of our great summer […]

Origin by Ocean joins Seaweed for Europe industry coalition

We are excited to announced that Origin by Ocean is one of the initial partners in Seaweed for Europe, a coalition to accelerate the sustainable seaweed industry in Europe. The Seaweed for Europe Coalition is nowlibe, with support from the SUN Foundation and SYSTEMIQ. From start its 30 members from around Europe include industry innovators, […]