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, […]

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, […]

What a start! Bladderwrack farming trials started.

The recently kick-started summer shows its best side, as we embark on the bladderwrack farming trials! It is a perfect summer day morning. We get up early so that we can start our journey to Kustavi. Today we are heading to our bladderwrack farming trials location, provided to us by our partner Nordic trout. The […]

Itämeren levistä uusia kosmetiikkatuotteita maailman markkinoille.

Origin by Oceanin levänjalostusteknologiaan pohjautuvat erikoistuotteet tuo luonto- ja luomukosmetiikkaan uusia mahdollisuuksia. Tänään Vitae Clean Cosmetics Oy, puhtaaseen luonnon kosmetiikkaan keskittyvä tuotekehittäjä ja valmistaja, ja Origin by Ocean Oy ovat solmineet aiesopimuksen Origin by Ocean tuotteiden hyödyntämisestä Vitae Clean Cosmetics tuotekehityksessä. Yhdessä yritykset uskovat vahvasti kasvavaan luonnonkosmetiikkamarkkinan tulevaisuuteen. Tavoitteena on tuoda markkinoille täysin uusia ja […]

New product development partnership with Kiilto Oy

We are extremely happy to announce that we, Origin by Ocean have entered into a product development partnership with the 100 year old family business Kiilto Oy. The product portfolio of Kiilto along with the strong company values of sustainability and innovation provides us with a great foundation for this co-operation. Here you can read […]

Bladderwrack and fish farming combined, a future win-win?

Today we are pleased to announce our cooperation with one of the biggest fish farming companies around the Baltic Sea, Nordic Trout Ab. Together with Nordic trout we are starting the cooperation around bladderwrack farming in combination with existing and future fish farms. Our joint vision of a Baltic Sea with much less nutrients, is […]

Miten mennyt talvi vaikuttaa tulevan kesän sinilevätilanteeseen?

Yle uutiset raportoivat tänään menneen talven ravinnevalumista ja osoittivat varsin huolestuttavia lukuja fosforin määristä.Jos sääolosuhteet ovat suotuisia sinilevän kukintaan, tulee kesästä Itämerelle varsin vaikea. Tämä uutinen taas vahvistaa viestiämme siitä, kuinka tärkeää on tehdä jotain fosforille ja typelle, mitä on jo useiden vuosien aikana mereen valunut. Ainoa keino sisäisen ravinnekierron katkaisemiseen tai edes pienentämiseen on […]

Please mind the gap

Flatten the curve! At the times of the COVID-19 quarantine and social distancing, this safety reminder is something that not too many of us are hearing daily. We hear a lot of talks and news about flattening the curve instead. The world has been struck by pandemic and we are for the first time since […]