About us

Fiskeriforum Vest (FFV) is a regional marine industry organization whose most important role is to contribute to knowledge-based industry development and to strengthen regional collaboration between government, industry and research in West-Norway. The organization provides an important network for its members, as well as being a policy organ for City of Bergen and the Hordaland County Council on matters concerning marine industrial policy.


Our vision is for West-Norway to be a world leading seafood region.

Main aim

Fiskeriforum Vest’s aim is to contribute to cooperation and growth in the marine cluster in Hordaland, and to strengthen the collaboration between the clusters various actors. This will be done through by enhancing dialogue between the authorities, research facilities and regional county policies. At Fiskeriforum Vest, we focus our efforts on the following areas:

  • Improving framework conditions for regional business development
  • Initiating collaboration between marine research institutions, the public sector and our business community
  • Promoting the seafood business region nationally and internationally