The Norwegian Media Cluster is a world leader when it comes to augmented reality, graphics, visualization, digitalization, broadcast and television technology. The cluster has evolved into an exciting international environment with Vizrt, Vimond, Mediability, the TV broadcasters TV2, NRK, the newspapers Bergens Tidende and Dagens Næringsliv, Highsoft, Sixty and The University of Bergen (Dept. of Information Science and Media Studies) as key players.
The cluster now comprises around 100 members and has cutting-edge competence in areas such as AR, VR, graphics and broadcast. Several of the cluster companies are world-leading enterprises in their markets. This is a highly successful environment. Fueled by a unique way of working together and combined with the best tools, more than 86 percent of the cluster members launch innovations every single year, including award winners and global game changers like Vizrt, Vimond and Sixty. The Norwegian Media Cluster enjoys an innovation ecosystem that works extremely well, with a high degree of joint innovation projects and high-speed innovation.
The Media Cluster has its own cluster organization, NCE Media. This is the media cluster’s innovation driver, and was upgraded in 2015 to a Norwegian Center of Expertise under the program Norwegian Innovation Clusters.
MCB Media Lab
In order to power innovation, the cluster has also developed a media lab, a sandbox for innovation and research, as well as a hub for joint projects between industry and R&D institutions. Housing digital platforms, a showroom and all the best tools for innovation and business development, the lab represents a vital tool for developing a strong industry and enhancing innovation, as well as being a fertile breeding ground for new ideas and future successes.
In an era where change and innovation are key for business, the Norwegian Media Cluster is a success story.
As a member of the media cluster you’ll get access to all services and deliveries provided by NCE Media, and full access to Media City Bergen Media Lab.
Do you want to join the cluster? Contact interim CEO Odd Gurvin (odd()mediacitybergen.no / +47 900 50 132)
The Norwegian Media Cluster has evolved into an exciting international environment, with more than 100 companies and a total revenue of more than USD 1 billion, and has six major universities and research facilities as members.