The view of Kelpinors ocean locality at Vedskjæran, where the company has their production.

Scale seaweed with us

Kelpinor is a climate action company cultivating seaweed at large scale for food, energy and materials.

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Vedskjæran, Gildeskål
Biotech North Cluster
Norwegian Seaweed Association
Arctic Accelerator
Norwegian Ministry of Foreign Affairs
Norwegian University of Science and Technology

Kelpinor completes first year harvest and processing of 15 tonnes Sugar Kelp

Kelpinor has announced the completion of both harvest and processing of 15 tonnes of cultivated Sugar Kelp. The harvest marks a great first-year production and demonstrates the ability to perform every part of the cultivation cycle, in-house and at scale.

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Kelpinor completes first year harvest and processing of 15 tonnes Sugar Kelp
Kelpinor co-founder Hermann in a wetsuit showing of some wild kelp

Kelp farming for the future

The pursuit of new natural resources, stricter requirements for emissions and the transition to a circular bio-economy pave the way for what is to become a global mega-industry according to the EU, namely seaweed cultivation.

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We make our kelp for a variety of forms and functions. Get in touch to hear more about our production.

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A picture of a Kelpinor product sample

What do we do?

Kelpinor is a Norwegian marine technology company originating from NTNU. Kelpinor has developed a method for harvesting and launching kelp, enabling economies of scale.

Saccharina Latissima, or Sugar Kelp, growing underwater


We do this with the goal of sustainably producing kelp as an ingredient for sustainable food, medicines, biofuels, bio- packaging and much more.

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Articles about kelp

TareBærekraftig gjødsel av Kelpinor-tare™

I dagens verden, der fokus på bærekraft og miljøvennlige løsninger er viktigere enn noensinne, blir biostimulanter av Kelpinor-tare™ stadig mer populært. Disse naturlige produkter fra havet har vist seg å være et mer miljøvennlig alternativ til biostimulanter laget av olje.

TareKelp farming for the future

Kelpinor has the chance to win "Peoples Favorite" - a price of 500 000 NOK. This would enable Kelpinor to launch a nearshore kelp production frame with a capacity of more than 10 tonnes of seaweed for human consumption.

TareKelpinor & Arctic Ignite

Jakten på nye naturressurser, strengere krav til klimautslipp og omstilling til sirkulær bioøkonomi, baner vei for det som skal bli en global giga-næring i følge EU, nemlig taredyrking.

TareWhat is the potential?

What is the potential for kelp farming in Norway?

TareWhat is kelp used for?

Kelp kan be used for many applications - read more about them.