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07.08.18

Media City Bergen to expo at IBC in Amsterdam

For the very first time, Media City Bergen will have its own pavilion at the upcoming IBC show in Amsterdam with key companies in The Norwegian Media Cluster. Deputy Mayor, City of Bergen, Julie Andersland, will conduct the official opening.
06.08.18

UTLYSNING: Konkurranse for anbefaling av prosjekter til Innovasjon Norge

Send inn din prosjektskisse og få den spesielt anbefalt av NCE Media, i konkurranse om prosjektmidler til forprosjekter og prototyping. Den tidligere Innovasjonsrammen er erstattet av en ordning (med samme navn) hvor NCE Medias panel kan anbefale prosjekter i konkurranse til INs utlysning 15. september.
28.06.18

– Don't get Lost in Fluff

The message from Professor Richard Rumelt was clear. In front of a packed house, the renowned strategy thought leader, business professor and author gave a powerful conference keynote talk at the inaugural mcb tech .18 conference.
27.06.18

The name is PATRIOT!

Watson has its finger on the pulse of Bergen. 7 Fjell brewery used the results from the IBM Watson analysis of the Bergen people, to create the Media Lab Artificial Intelligence Retro New England Pale Ale.
26.06.18

Substantial Growth within the Media Industry in Bergen

The media industry in the Bergen, Norway area consistently generates better results than the industry throughout the country. Member companies in the Norwegian Media Cluster are part of a strong and dynamic ecosystem, that grows faster, sells more, and contribute more to economic growth and value creation than the norwegian media industry as a whole.
18.06.18

Deloitte moves in to Media City Bergen

At long last, one of the Media Lab’s main partners has arrived in the Media Cluster’s headquarters. 150 Deloitte employees will work in the same building alongside with over a thousand others in the world’s most progressive media industry ecosystem.
11.06.18

This is the MCB Future Week

A week of excitement is coming to the Media Cluster! Internationally renowned speakers and captivating presentations will challenge the status quo throughout Media City Bergen and multiple conference venues.
10.06.18

Futuristic Tapas on the menu for mcb tech .18

– For a conference about the future, it seemed only natural to experiment a bit with futuristic foods for the menu, says Chef Kasper Vigsø Bye.
07.06.18

State Visit to Media City Bergen

H.E.President Andrej Kiska of Slovakia and H.R.H. Crown Prince Haakon visited Media City Bergen yesterday as part of a state visit to Norway.
05.06.18

June 6: State Visit from Slovakia

His Royal Highness The Crown Prince Haakon of Norway and the President of the Slovak Republic, Andrej Kiska to visit Media City Bergen on Wednesday June 6.
29.05.18

Join NCE Media to New York for the US Midterm Elections and to IBC in Amsterdam

For the first time, Media City Bergen and the Media Cluster will set up its own stand during IBC, Europe’s largest media technology trade show in Amsterdam. This will be a great opportunity to promote both the Cluster and its companies, as well as Bergen and Norway. Later this fall, we set sails for New York and the US midterm elections.
24.05.18

Meet our Interns

We are delighted to introduce you to our first interns at NCE Media! Maria and Joakim are Master's students at The Western Norway Uni. of Applied Sciences (HVL), studying innovation, entrepreneurship and economy. They have certainly come to the right place!
04.05.18

Experimenting with audio-journalism

Innovation is booming in the media cluster. Tech-company Beat is collaborating with Bergens Tidende to build new products around audio-content.
04.05.18

– This is not future-based. This is happening right now!

IBM's Thomas Anglero, Director of Innovation IBM Watson, gave a wake-up call to more than 200 delegates from Norway's leading publishers during the lead-in to the Nordic Media Festival last week. (Photo: Archive)
03.05.18

Media Meets Tourism

Last week, NCE Tourism & NCE Media joined forces during the very first NCE Tourism conference, hosted in Media City Bergen & at the Scandic Ørnen hotel.
30.04.18

Erica Orange, The Digital Dragon, and Just Add Ai to mcb tech .18

Technology expert and futurist Erica Orange will be on stage at mcb tech .18, June 21-22. She will be joining a stellar lineup of international speakers for the inaugural media and finance technology conference in Bergen. The other confirmed speakers are Digital Dragon, discussing the second wave of innovation, and Justadd.ai demonstrating how a German Bundesliga uses AI in scouting.
12.04.18

Music-Tech Therapy for Dementia Sufferers

Soundio is combining music and technology as a non-drug alternative for improving the lives of people suffering from dementia.  The startup company will present their project at the upcoming Show and Tell in the Media Lab on April 17. (Photo: Soundio)
06.04.18

Richard Rumelt opens the Inaugural MCB Technology Conference

Save the dates June 21 & 22 for mcb tech .18, the first-ever Media City Bergen technology conference! None other than Richard Rumelt, Renowned Strategy Thought Leader, Business Professor and Author, will deliver the conference keynote.
21.03.18

To Watch, and Being Watched Online

We, as readers and consumers of news, are going from just reading and watching content, to being watched ourselves. (Photo: Robert Nedrejord)
20.03.18

– The Municipality of Bergen is a Startup!

The claim was made by Commisioner Dag Inge Ulstein last Friday as The Municipality of Bergen launched their brand new InnoLab - a new arena for great ideas, creativity, innovation and growth.
07.03.18

– Diversity is the Core of Innovation

This was one of the key messages from Justin Ferrell, one of the world's most renowned Design Thinking coaches, who held a number of workshops during his visit to MCB and MCB Media Lab last week.
01.03.18

ANTI Bergen First Norwegian Agency to be Awarded DBA's Design Effectiveness Award

– This marks an important step up for design in the region and nationally, says Tom Morgan, Strategic Director at ANTI Bergen (Photo: ANTI Bergen)
01.03.18

Successful UK Launch for Mediability

Scandinavian-based broadcast solutions provider, Mediability, has launched Mediability Global, a UK-based technical consultancy service.
19.02.18

Grow Your Business and Learn from 100+ Global Leaders

Connect, Learn, and Innovate with the Media and Technology Industry inside Media City Bergen. (Photo illustration)
08.02.18

A Trip Down a Royal Memory Lane With Motiview

Motitech gave the Duke and Duchess of Cambridge a trip down memory lane during the Royal Visit to Norway last week. (Photo: Mads Oftedal Schwencke)
31.01.18

Dirtybit puts the Media Cluster on the Map at PGC London

Dirtybit's VP of Business & Marketing, Anette Ståløy, was one of the speakers at last week's Pocket Gamer Connects in London. (Photo: Aurora Berg)
24.01.18

UiB and Wolftech to Collaborate on New Journalism Tool

The University of Bergen has been awarded funds from the Norwegian Research Council's IKTPLUSS program to develop tools that will contribute to more efficient and innovative journalism. (Photo: Ingrid Aarseth Johannessen, UiB)
19.01.18

Huge Interest in the First-Ever Nordic Summit in Media City Bergen

On January 15 and 16, SVG Europe joined forces with NCE Media and Media City Bergen for the first-ever Nordic Summit, which attracted nearly 100 delegates from across Europe and the U.S.
04.01.18

Get ready for an eventful spring in the Media Cluster

SVG Nordic Summit, Justin Ferrell from Stanford d:school, breakfast meetings, Show & Tells and several new concepts. If 2017 was an eventful year, 2018 will be even busier!
20.12.17

2017 – Year In Review

331 new jobs, 18 new spin-offs and more than 100 members. This is the results from the Norwegian Media Cluster, as we conclude a successful 2017.
13.12.17

Håvard Myklebust is the Media Cluster Ambassador of 2017

Received the Award at NCE Media’s first-ever Christmas Special in the Media Lab.
07.12.17

University of Bergen and TV 2 to collaborate on Studio MCB

The agreement will give media students access to state of the art facilities for TV production
30.11.17

INJECT: A Digital Inspiration Tool for Journalists

This week, the INJECT team gathered at the University of Bergen in MCB for the pre-launch of a EU funded, creative discovery tool that aims to inspire journalists.
24.11.17

Labcast – Powered by Deloitte Digital

Labcast is Deloitte Digital's brand new podcast from the Media Lab in Media City Bergen. The podcast will explore innovation, technology and creativity –  the main activities in the Media Lab.
21.11.17

Nagelld is our member no. 100

We are proud to announce another milestone for the Media Cluster as we have reached 100 members!
20.11.17

NCE Media awarded prize from Bergen Næringsråd

– This is an inspiration to the business community of Bergen, as well as the city of Bergen, CEO of Bergen Chamber of Commerce and Industry, Marit Warncke, said in her speech. (Photo: Bergen Chamber of Commerce and Industry)
16.11.17

– It’s almost as if I’ve had a look into the future

A total of nine member companies from the Media Cluster attended this year’s Media Festival, a joint effort to showcase the diversity of media companies found in the cluster. The festival is a collaboration between Metis Videregående, Bergen Private Gymnas (BPG) and NCE Media. (Photo: Martin Egset-Linneke / Metis VGS)
14.11.17

This was the Future Week

An eventful week in the Media Lab has come to an end. Hundreds of people have visited the lab and witnessed first hand the solutions that are being created in the Media Cluster.
09.11.17

'Tjommi' and 'SPV Town' won the hackathon

The very first hackathon in Media City Bergen Media Lab has come to an end, and ten teams have been working around the clock to come up with the solutions of the future. And boy did they deliver!
04.11.17

Official opening of Media City Bergen

Linda Hofstad Helleland, Minister of Culture and Monica Mæland, Minister of Trade and Industry, will be present as the official opening of Media City Bergen finds place in the atrium Thursday November 9. (Photo: Entra/Mad)
03.11.17

– We have a lot to learn from the media cluster

120 editors from all over the country visited Bergen this week for their annual conference. Included in this event was a tour of Media City Bergen, and a visit to the media lab.
03.11.17

UiB and IBM to develop the technological solutions of the future

University of Bergen and IBM to collaborate on technology development and innovation. (Photo: UiB/Andreas H. Opsvik)
30.10.17

Future Week in the Media Lab

November 6-10: Artificial Monday, a two day hackathon with students and entrepreneurs, a virtual Thursday. And yes - Thank God, it will be Friday. Don't miss out on all the activities during Future Week in MCB Media Lab – see the full schedule here!
24.10.17

UiB Awarded NOK 2 Million To Establish Centre for Investigative Journalism

– It is encouraging that the importance of Investigative Journalism gets recognized, says Leif Ove Larsen.
19.10.17

Get Real on Virtual Thursday

Media City Bergen Media Lab, in cooperation with VR Oslo, invites everybody in the Media Cluster to a fun and interesting day of VR, AR and 360 video: Breakfast meeting and Expo in MCB Media Lab
18.10.17

A Land of Opportunity in Combining Fintech and Viztech

This week, Finance Innovation was awarded Arena-status in the Norwegian Innovation Clusters programme, as Innovation Norway announced seven new initiatives to be included in the programme
17.10.17

Zefyr Media Fund to move into Media City Bergen

– Media City Bergen gathers some of the largest players in the media industry in Bergen, and as a fund for audio-visual production, it feels natural to become a part of it.
12.10.17

NRK Moving into MCB Today

Today NRK Hordaland starts their big move from Minde to Media City Bergen.
12.10.17

Future Week - and WHAT a Week

November 6-10: Artificial Monday, a student Tuesday, an entrepreneurial Wednesday, and a virtual Thursday. And yes - Thank God, it will be Friday.
10.10.17

300 Media Leaders to Vizrt Days

Vizrt Days gathers industry leading broadcasters in Bergen, Norway for two days of inspiration and networking.
28.09.17

The Norwegian Media Cluster at Cutting Edge 2017

The Norwegian Media Cluster and VR Oslo exhibited together at Cutting Edge, the largest event of Oslo Innovation Week.
19.09.17

Study Tour: IBC Amsterdam

The day after our media lab launch in Amsterdam, we organized a guided NCE Media study tour at IBC, Europe’s largest broadcast show. 20 guests were introduced to the latest innovations coming out of the Norwegian Media Cluster.
19.09.17

The media lab officially opened

Around eighty people attended the launch of the Norwegian Media Cluster’s brand new Media Lab, as chairman of the Media Cluster board officially declared the lab for opened.
16.09.17

NCE Media partners with Deloitte

– We believe the media industry will be a frontrunner in developing exciting solutions for the next generation of business. The Norwegian Media Cluster is a leading example of this, says Dan Ison, partner and media industry lead in Deloitte North West Europe.
12.09.17

Vizrt brings AR to election night

Election night is not only a hugely important event for the Norwegian people, it is also a chance for companies in the media cluster to shine.
07.09.17

IBM selected partner for Media City Bergen Media Lab

IBM has been selected as the lead technology partner for NCE Media. The Norwegian Media Cluster will build their innovation platform on IBM Cloud. In addition, all IBMs 60+ employees in the Bergen area will be moving to Media City Bergen in January 2018.
05.09.17

– An outstanding environment for media startups

Mediekuben, a brand new, two year program for startups and established companies, has just launched in Media City Bergen. The aim is to identify truly disruptive projects.
24.08.17

This is the Media Lab

All members of the media cluster can use the new media lab in Media City Bergen.
09.08.17

A peek inside Media City Bergen

The first tenants of Media City Bergen™ have now started moving into the premises. Even though the first few weeks will be a bit chaotic, some companies are already fully operated in the new landmark building in Lars Hilles Gate.
19.07.17

The first students ready for Media City Bergen

The competition was tough among this year's applicants for media studies at UiB. Now 220 students are ready to move in to the brand new premises in Media City Bergen, in Lars Hilles gate.
30.06.17

Motion Corporations prototype vil gjøre NRK web-TV mer tilgjengelig for alle 

– Med vår prototype gir vi brukeren mulighet til å tilpasse strømmingen til eget behov.
28.06.17

The Vidden project

The use of sensors and beacons scattered on the mountain plateau Vidden, combined with AR technology, context and geolocation-based services will make it the tourist destination of the future.
22.06.17

NCE Media Study: IBC Amsterdam

Sep. 16-17: We are proud to invite you to the official launch of our brand new media lab, as well as an organized study tour at IBC, Europe's largest broadcast show. Meet the Norwegian Media Cluster companies, visit their booths at IBC and be updated on the latest media trends.
20.06.17

– Working hard on getting uncomfortable and learning from the best

Once again it was a great pleasure having Justin Ferrell from Stanford d.school back in Bergen to visit the media cluster. This time to work with our startups.
31.05.17

Velkommen til Greensight

– Grønn omstilling gjort enklere.
15.05.17

Straight from the Labs 2017

Tapas, bobler og show stod på menyen da rundt 200 gjester var med på uoffisiell lansering av fremtidens digitale løsninger.
04.05.17

Possibility melder seg inn i klyngen

– Vi utvikler og gjennomfører opplevelser som skaper verdi for kundene våre, sier Harold Sletten, CEO i Possibility.
24.04.17

Fotballeventyret FotMob

NorApps står bak en av verdens ledende fotballapper. Nå melder bergensselskapet seg inn i klyngen.
06.04.17

Media education in front in Bergen

In August, six new and innovative media study programmes are launched in Media City Bergen. Academic Director Ole J. Mjøs looks forward to welcoming new media students to Bergen.
27.03.17

– Satser knallhardt på sanntidsgrafikk

MYREZE gjør sitt inntog i medieklyngen. Bli bedre kjent med dem her!
24.03.17

MovieMask melder seg inn i medieklyngen

Vårt nye medlem gir deg den klassiske kinoopplevelsen hvor du vil, når du vil!
24.03.17

– Utrolig nyttig

– Her var det muligheter jeg overhodet ikke kjente til, sa Hilde Gudvangen, gründer og CEO i oppstartsselskapet MUML. Hilde var en av deltakerne på dagens SkatteFUNN-kurs i regi NCE Media.
17.03.17

Utfordringen er å være kort og klar

SpeakLab holdt denne uken dagskurs i presentasjon for medlemmer i medieklyngen. – Et kurs jeg kan anbefale på det sterkeste, sa Anette Dahlstrøm Ståløy fra Dirtybit. 
09.03.17

Ouverture – øreplugger til absolutt alle anledninger

Gründerne i Aglaia har sett seg lei av ørepluggers begrensninger. Nå lager de i steden sine egne!
09.03.17

UiB to participate in world-leading media innovation project

With support from the Research Council of Norway, the graphics company Vizrt and the University of Bergen are developing a world-leading tool for online video editing.
03.03.17

– Vi er historiefortellere

– Screen Story forteller historier gjennom bilder, film, musikk og hundrevis av andre virkemidler. Fotografi er et håndverk, og alle som jobber hos oss brenner for å fortelle gode historier på en god måte, sier fotograf og regissør Anders Hereid.
10.02.17

Vizrt og UiB får millioner til innovasjonsprosjekt

– Dette er virkelig en fjær i hatten for både oss i Vizrt og klyngen som helhet, sier Marius Monsen, UX-leder og prosjektansvarlig i Vizrt.
10.02.17

Vizrt og UiB får millioner til innovasjonsprosjekt

– Dette er virkelig en fjær i hatten for både oss i Vizrt og klyngen som helhet, sier Marius Monsen, UX-leder og prosjektansvarlig i Vizrt.
12.01.17

The rise of the selfie journalist

Selfie journalist and social media influencer Yusuf Omar inspired the audience at the Mobile spotting in the media-conference in Bergen.
06.01.17

Vidden blir testplattform for medieteknologi

Bruk av sofistikerte sensorer og nettvarder spredt oppe på fjellplatået Vidden, kombinert med AR-teknologi, kontekst- og geolokasjonsbaserte tjenester skal gjøre Vidden til fremtidens turistdestinasjon. Teknologien utvikles i medieklyngen, og er et resultat av et tett samarbeid mellom NCE Tourism og NCE Media.
04.01.17

Fem selskaper fikk av vår innovasjonsmillion

NCE Media var i 2016 nok en gang blant vinnerne i konkurransen om å få dele ut en million kroner i innovasjonsmidler fra Innovasjon Norge. Nå er midlene tildelt fem spennende innovasjonsprosjekter i medieklyngen. Prosjektene skal realiseres i 2017.
02.01.17

​Dynamikken i medieklyngen skaper verdier i milliardklassen

Verdiskapingen i medieklyngen er på nærmere tre milliarder kroner årlig. I tillegg gir klyngen vesentlige ringvirkninger i sine omgivelser. Dette fremgår av en ny rapport utarbeidet for foreningen Media Region Bergen.
14.12.16

​18 nye spinoffs i medieklyngen

Hele 86 prosent av medieklyngens selskaper introduserte nye innovasjoner på markedet i 2016. I tillegg skapte medieklyngen 229 nye arbeidsplasser, derav 133 i bergensregionen, samt hele 18 nye datterselskaper/avdelingskontorer sist år.
17.11.16

Vimond får internasjonaliseringsprisen

Vimond ble kåret til ”Årets Villsau” under årsmiddagen til Bergen Næringsråd fredag. Prisen ble delt ut av Næringsminister Monica Mæland. – En stor ære, sa CEO i Vimond, Helge Høibraaten.
16.11.16

Challenging! Wonderful! Exciting!

We could not ask for more! The feedback was overwhelming after a full day's intense workshop with Justin Ferrell, Fellowship director at Stanford d.school. Ferrell was back in Bergen to visit NCE Media, and to give a Design Sprint workshop for a few selected teams from the media cluster, and a keynote speech for more than 110 attendees from the media and tech industry in Bergen.
25.10.16

​Her starter et spennende samarbeid

- Dette var helt topp! Jeg er virkelig glad for at Bergen er så nærme Haugesund.
24.09.16

Vimond is launching a brand new Trainee Program

Vimond Media Solutions is launching a new Trainee Program. The program starts in August 2017 and will run for a year.
08.09.16

Storstilt feiring på Nøstekaien

Politikere, næringslivsledere, byråder og en rekke klyngeledere fikk i går testet sykkelformen gjennom VM-løypen i Bergen sentrum. Med høy stemning og stort pågangsmot syklet følget med eskorte gjennom byen på besøk til NCE Media, NCE Tourism og NCE Seafood.
14.08.16

Teknologisk maktdemonstrasjon fra den norske medieklyngen, i Rio

Med TV 2 i spissen setter selskaper fra den norske medieklyngen spor i Rio med sin OL-produksjon. Ikke nok med at TV 2 er en av kun to tv-stasjoner i verden som får lov til å sette opp sitt eget studio inne på campus, men de teknologiske løsningene som er utviklet i samarbeid med flere av klyngens selskaper vekker også oppsikt.
11.05.16

Bildespesial: Bak dørene i Media City Bergen™

Vi vet at det blant medlemmene våre er knyttet stor spenning til status på MCB-prosjektet. Nylig fikk vi muligheten til å være med på innsiden og få et innblikk i hvordan det jobbes frem mot innflyttingsdato i august 2017. Se vår bildespesial!
25.04.16

The Norwegian Media Cluster Makes its Mark on NAB

The Norwegian media cluster, headquartered in Bergen, makes its mark on the NAB Show, the world's largest media and technology conference and expo in Las Vegas. "The amount of innovation that happens out of Bergen just makes you realise that something special is going on there", said founder and president of Reality Check Systems, Andrew Heimbold.
24.04.16

Medieklyngen satte sitt preg på NAB

Den norske medieklyngen, med hovedsete i Bergen, satte sitt tydelige preg på NAB Show, verdens største medie- og teknologimesse i Las Vegas sist uke. "Andelen innovasjon som kommer ut av Bergen gjør at man forstår det er noe spesielt som skjer der". Det sa grunnlegger og president i Reality Check Systems, Andrew Heimbold.
11.03.16

Fremtidens løsninger skapes i samarbeid

– Det er utrolig viktig å møtes. Forskningsmiljøet har godt av å se hva som rører seg i bransjen, og vice versa. Her har NCE Media skapt en plattform for samarbeid vi kan bygge videre på inn mot Media City Bergen™.
13.01.16

Empowering Stories

Media City Bergen™ is a leading, international hub for media and technology innovation, powered by the Norwegian Media Cluster, at last count, consisting of over 90 members.
30.11.15

Robot som revolusjonerer studioavvikling

Electric Friends er en startup som skal tilby diverse software og hardware-løsninger for å automatisere TV-produksjon – og det med millimeterpresisjon!
11.11.15

Slik blir medieklyngens visuelle identitet

Media City Bergen™ er under bygging, NCE Media er oppgradert fra et arenaprosjekt til et NCE (Norwegian Centre of Expertice) og medlemsforeningen Media Region Bergen er etablert. Nå er tiden kommet for å bygge vår felles visuelle identitet.
11.11.15

IBC i Amsterdam 2015: Se vår spesielle oppsummering

En rekke av selskapene i medieklyngen var sterkt tilstede på IBC i Amsterdam nylig, en av verdens største TV-messer med over 1700 utstillere. Vizrt dro hjem pris for beste stand. Her er en liten stemningsrapport.
11.11.15

– Her er det enorme muligheter

Det uttrykte en begeistret Christopher Giertsen ved Christian Michelsen Research (CMR) da en rekke utvalgte selskaper fra medieklyngen møtte utvalgte fagområder og avdelinger ved CMR denne uken.
11.11.15

- En viktig dag for Bergen

- Dette er en god dag både for Bergen, og for de mange medieselskapene som skal flytte inn her.Det sa statsminister Erna Solberg da hun la ned grunnsteinen i den nye kunnskaps- og næringsparken i Lars Hillesgate, Media City Bergen™.
11.11.15

Vi har fått en million - den gir vi til dere!

NCE Media er blitt tildelt en "Innovasjonsramme" på 1 million kroner av Innovasjon Norge. Denne skal vi bruke til starthjelp eller utvikling av gode konsepter og prosjekter i klyngen. Nå starter jakten på de beste ideene – hos dere!
11.11.15

You made it!

Ti fantastiske representanter for medieklyngen stod på scenen da vi inviterte mediefolk fra hele landet til eventen Made in Bergen under mediedagene. Vi slår fast, med all mulig bergensk beskjedenhet, at de ti selskapene leverte varene!
11.11.15

Stor fremgang for medieklyngen

De fremmøtte på årsmøtet til foreningen Media Region Bergen fikk en gjennomgang av et fremgangsrikt år for medieklyngen.