Norwegian "Russia Aqua Cluster" (RAC)

The Norwegian "Russia Aqua Cluster" (RAC) aims to be a driving force in Norwegian-Russian aquaculture cooperation. RAC was established in July 2020 by a group of independent companies from several important aquaculture technology regions in Norway. The RAC companies are linked in terms of being complementary to each other with the aim to meet the needs in Russian aquaculture sector both at sea, in rivers, lakes and in land-based aquaculture. Project owner of the cluster project is ScaleAQ and whereas NRCC is providing various forms of support to the cluster. 

  • ScaleAQ (Trondheim/Trondheim County)
  • Aqua Iceberg (Ås/Viken County)
  • Benchmark Genetics Norway AS (Bergen/Vestland County)
  • Biofish (Bergen/Vestland County)
  • Kirkenes Fondsforvaltning – Investment Fund (Kirkenes/Troms and Finnmark County)
  • MIL Shipping (Oslo/Oslo County)
  • MMC First Process (Herøy/Møre and Romsdal County)
  • MSD Animal Health Norway (Bergen/Vestland County)
  • Multi Maritime (Førde/Vestland County)
  • Mørenot Aquaculture (Ålesund/Møre and Romsdal County)
  • Nordic by BEWI AS (Båtsfjord/Troms og Finnmark County)
  • NSK Ship Design (Harstad/Troms og Finnmark County)
  • Optimar (Giske/Møre and Romsdal County)
  • Techano (Kristiansand/Agder County)
  • Tschudi Logistics (Lysaker/Oslo County)
  • NRCC – Member of Steering Group & Consultant for RAC.

RAC is an effective tool for faster access to important decision-makers, various providers of aquaculture sector knowledge, experience, technologies, and equipment. This includes components, machinery, services, suppliers of specialized infrastructure, operating systems, fish feed, vaccine, fish health products and genetics, processing factories and «software». RAC also has members which can act as financial strategic partners and project brokers. The RAC initiative is expected to have positive effects for regional economies.

RAC frontpage

DOWNLOAD Russia Aqua Cluster brochure (in English and Russian)

Contact person for RAC project in the NRCC:
Hans-Olav Rekdal, Senior Project Manager
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Mob (NOR): + 47 95 14 82 92
Mob (RU): + 7 921 511 0730



Presentations from RAC Conference: "LAKE- and LAND-BASED AQUACULTURE – BILATERAL COOPERATION” on 15 June 2021

Presentations from RAC Conference: "SEA-BASED AQUACULTURE – BILATERAL COOPERATION” on 27 April 2021

Presentations from Norwegian-Russian Aquaculture Conference with RAC INTRODUCTION on 09 December 2020







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