Hringiða in Gróska March 29th

KLAK – Icelandic Startups invites interested parties to Hringiðu on Wednesday, March 29th in Gróska on the occasion of the business accelerator Hringiða has now begun its run for the third time.

Hringiða focuses on the circular economy, highlighting, promoting and supporting new technologies and methods that genuinely solve emerging environmental challenges.

The theme of the event is food production in the area of the circular economy:

The innovative company and high-tech greenhouse VAXA will review new manufacturing technologies, namely vertical farming or vertical agriculture that takes place indoors where all aspects are controlled with high precision and resource efficiency is optimised.

Lunch will be offered where the salad from VAXA will be in focus.

Date: 29. March
Timing: 12:00-13:00
Location: 1st floor in Gróska on the parquet by the Marsh

12:00 – VAXA // Andri Björn Gunnarsson co-founder

12:15 – Presentation will be announced in the coming days
12:30-13:00 – Call the teams present their projects

The emerging start-ups are as follows:

🌱 Mar Eco
Mar Eco stands for Marine Ecolocial Solutions and the goal is to work on environmentally friendly solutions in the production and use of fishing gear. Recycled plastic scrap from the sea is used, which supports the blue economy and environmentally friendly fishing.

🌱 Orb
Orb develops technologies to measure the carbon sequestration of forests in a cheap and accessible way to promote responsible carbon offsetting and the production of certified carbon units.

🌱 Munasafn RVK Tool Library 
Munasafn RVK Tool Library provides communities with fair and financial access to tools and other items.

🌱 Resea Energy
Resea Energy is a research and development company aiming to produce biofuels from seaweed from cultivated seaweed.

The accelerator is managed by KLAK, which for many years has provided assistance in the development of business ideas and brought together a group of stakeholders with value creation as a guiding principle. Hringida's sponsors are The city of Reykjavik, Ministry of Higher Education, Science and Innovation, Reykjavik Energy, Faxaflóahafnir sf. (the Associated Icelandic Ports), Terra, Ölgerðin and SI - the Federation of Icelandic Industries. Partners are The Icelandic Centre for Research (RANNIS), Breið þróunarfélag, Evris, The Iceland Ocean Cluster, Grænvangur and Iceland Renewable Energy Cluster.