– 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)
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.
'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!
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)
– 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.
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)
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!
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.
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
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
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.
NRK Moving into MCB Today
Today NRK Hordaland starts their big move from Minde to Media City Bergen.
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.
300 Media Leaders to Vizrt Days
Vizrt Days gathers industry leading broadcasters in Bergen, Norway for two days of inspiration and networking.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
– 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.
Welcome to MCB Media Lab
All members of the media cluster can use the new media lab in Media City Bergen.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.