A Norwegian magazine called Innovasjonsmagasinet (InnoMag) has named biotechnology and krill-harvesting company Aker BioMarine (Oslo) Norway’s most innovative company. The company beat out 25 other top Norwegian companies for the honor.
The publication focuses on innovation, startup news, and business trends, among other topics. The panel responsible for selecting the top innovative company stated that Aker BioMarine “has taken a global market leader position in krill-based ingredients.” The panel also noted that Aker BioMarine’s commitment to sustainability and traceability factored into their decision. According to the company, the final decision was made by a panel of independent experts with input from the magazine’s editorial board. In selecting the top company, InnoMag also received contributions from its readers.
"We are proud of this recognition and honored to be named with these other outstanding Norwegian companies, commented Matts Johansen, CEO, Aker BioMarine, in a press release. “It is remarkable that the job we are doing in the omega-3 market is recognized alongside of these other businesses and industries. We are committed to innovation, product development and new technology and as a pioneer in the field of krill harvesting in the Antarctica, our goal is to improve human and planetary health.”