Published 17.09.2015
The Norwegian Media Cluster is a world ­leader in ­augmented ­reality, graphics, AI, virtual studios, broadcast & IP based video, robotics and tools for workflow and visual storytelling.

The Norwegian Media Cluster has evolved into an exciting international environment with Vizrt, Vimond, Fonn GroupMyrezeHighsoftSixtythe TV broadcasters TV2NRK, and publishers Bergens Tidende, Dagens Næringsliv and Stavanger Aftenblad as key players. The cluster also holds a wide variety of exiting startups working on solving industry challenges and deliver important innovations to the global market. 

The Media Cluster HQ is located in Media City Bergen, a leading international hub for media and technology innovation, with the Media Lab and a startup lab forming the core of the innovation and research projects for the cluster and cluster partners.

The cluster in total counts more than 100 companies, with eight major universities and research facilities among its members. The University of Bergen is a founding partner of the Media Cluster. Dept. of Information Science and Media Studies is co-located in MCB together with leading media and media technology companies.

This is a highly successful environment. Fueled by a unique way of working together, combined with the best tools, more than 80 percent of cluster members launch innovations every year. The Norwegian Media Cluster enjoys an innovation ecosystem that works extremely well, with a high degree of joint innovation projects and high innovation speed.

NCE Media – the Media Innovation Engine

The Norwegian Media Cluster has been awarded a Centre of Expertise status from Innovation Norway and has its own cluster organization, NCE Media (Norwegian Center of Expertise in Media).

NCE Media is the innovation engine for the cluster members and has six full-time employees that actively work to enhance activity in the cluster and facilitate innovation processes among members, as well as programs for ­partners and sponsors. NCE Media is located in the Media Lab in Media City Bergen (top floor, south tower), and runs the Media Lab as well as other innovative projects and activities in the Media Cluster.


Helge O. Svela, helge()mediacitybergen.no, +47 907 26 422‬




Senior Project Manager 
Ketil Moland Olsen, ketil()mediacitybergen.no, +47 922 11 852 




Project Manager, EU-projects 
Marianne Fjellhaug, marianne()mediacitybergen.no, +47 958 89 702 



Senior Project Manager Stavanger 
Peder Haugfos, peder()mediacitybergen.no, +47 ‭415 70 572‬




EU Advisor 
Kristoffer Hammer, kristoffer()ncemedia.no, +47 484 09 308



Communication & Event Manager 
Charlotte Vindenæs, charlotte()mediacitybergen.no, +47 476 42 905



Project Manager Norwegian Cognitive Center 
Odd Gurvin, odd()mediacitybergen.no, +47 900 50 132




Project Manager Norwegian Cognitive Center 
Stein Irgens, stein()mediacitybergen.no, +47 934 66 625‬




Nordic 5G Consortium 
Kristian Bruarøy, kristian()mediacitybergen.no, +47 934 35 929




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