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Innovation spots

Great innovations and inspirational stories from the entrepreneutral community in the Arctic region

Greenland and the entire Arctic region is in rapid development and entrepreneurship is flourishing. At NUKIGA, we want to be the place to go if you want know what goes on in the entrepreneural community in the Arctic region.

Take a look at our innovation spots below – and please get in touch if you want to be featured on our website and social media!

Want to promote your innovation? Help us spot innovations?

If you know of any new innovations, big or small, please contact us. Have a look at our team of innovation spotters here!

Blue Lobster

Blue Lobster

The Blue Lobster platform connects low impact fishermen with restaurants and local buyers. Deliveries straight from the harbor. Making fresh and sustainable seafood easily available and transparent.

Spotted by Tórður Ravnsfjall

Sassuma Sea Salt

Sassuma Sea Salt

NUKIA has visited Napaartoq Isak Petrussen in his production in Nuuk, where he makes Sassuma Sea Salt, which is sea salt from Nuuk Fjord. He founded the company in 2017, because he saw a need for locally produced sea salt.

Steve’s Carwash

Steve’s Carwash

Steve Mathæussen started his remote carwash service in Nuuk, while he studied to become a social worker. He borrowed money through a cheap student’s loan…

Wool #4 Panels of Faroese wool

Wool #4 Panels of Faroese wool

Four young Faroese 10th graders, Dávur, Ólavur, Teitur and Trygvi, have made an exciting innovation that can help solve the problem of what to do with the coarse Faroese wool…

Wool #2: Einstakt is unique

Wool #2: Einstakt is unique

Einstakt is a Faroese fashion brand that makes beautiful designs, primarily out of wool. The Einstakt styles are sold in the small boutique Öström, located right at the harbour of capital Tórshavn.

Role models: Malou Media

Role models: Malou Media

For Nuuk based entrepreneur Martin Nordlund, innovation and entrepreneurship is about getting out of your comfort zone, because that is where you learn the most, and learning is the most important part of life. Don’t be afraid of the hardship, be curious and transform your insecurities into your motivation and grow with the task.

Taming the sea

Taming the sea

Heini Winthereig-Rasmussen from RÁK Ocean Engineering on The Faroe Islands spends his time analysing hydrodynamics, and more specially how the currents affect fish farming sea cages.