How Virtual Reality Can Inspire Generation Cleanup

Featured Image taken by Fred Buyle.

Can we bring people away from their COVID-couch and closer to the ocean? How can we use Virtual Reality (VR) and innovative technology to engage the public in ocean conservation? We spoke with the French engineer and biologist Fabrice Schnöller, from TOOL member companies Click’r and DareWin, who gave us some answers to these questions.

Roadtripping to Save the Oceans and You’re Invited

As part of their mission to put sustainability on the agenda, DAN Europe (Divers Alert Network) is hosting a six-month Sustainable Tour across Europe. DAN Europe will be using TOOL’s matchmaking platform TOOL Spawn to find innovative & sustainable companies they can meet and showcase along the way. This provides great opportunities for TOOL memberContinue reading “Roadtripping to Save the Oceans and You’re Invited”

Circular Ocean Solutions for the Future

At the end of 2020 we invited front-running circular ocean players to our ocean segment at the Nordic Circular Summitt. Not only are these changemakers reducing wasting and keeping emissions at bay, but also creating business models and solutions for the future by keeping resources in the loop.


Nordic Innovators has around 1,200 customers across Europe and we will utilize and support the digital platform services provided through TOOL Spawn & TOOL Aquarium. This will accelerate value creation and support more efficient cross-collaboration on innovation projects strengthening the individual and collective communities. Kenneth Junge Kier Hermansen, Partner & Co-founder – Nordic Innovators TheContinue reading “TOOL & NORDIC INNOVATORS PARTNERS UP TO SUPPORT ENTREPRENEURS AND 3 KEY COLLABORATIVE OCEAN IMPACT INITIATIVES”

Better Business With Diversity

Climate crisis, trade wars and a global pandemic. Can diversity and gender equality in the marine industry bring needed solutions when sailing through rough seas? During Oslo Innovation Week 2020 (OIW), held on 21-25 September of this year, TOOL streamed a high-level panel organized by Maritime Bergen (MB) on the topic of diversity in theContinue reading “Better Business With Diversity”

Mitt voksenpoeng: Birgit Liodden

How did a school dropout become one of the most profiled young shipping female executives globally in the maritime industry? In this podcast, Birgit Liodden talks about her professional journey as the Founder, and general secretary of YoungShip International and achieving milestones as being the first woman and youngest ever to be Director of Nor-Shipping,Continue reading “Mitt voksenpoeng: Birgit Liodden”