Arctic Circle Assembley

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Join us at the Arctic Circle Assembley 2023! This year we will turn our focus on blue economy and sustainability in the arctic oceans.

Nordic Innovation will participate in the panel discussion:

100% blue: Maximizing sustainable growth in the arctic blue economy.

The panel discussion is organized by: The Iceland Ocean Cluster and Alaska Blue Economy Center, University of Alaska Fairbanks.


  • Thor Sigfusson, Founder, Iceland Ocean Cluster
  • Justin Sternberg, Director, Alaska Blue Economy Center
  • Thordur Reynisson, Senior Advisor and Head of Program, Nordic Innovation
  • Lemke Meijer, Lead Designer, Astrid Climate Education, Gagarín


Emil Gejrot - Innovation Adviser

Emil Gejrot (paternity leave)

Innovation Adviser
Emil has extensive experience of innovation projects and policy analysis in the Nordic region and beyond. Before joining Nordic Innovation, he worked for a research consultancy where he focused on digital transformation, inclusion, and sustainability. He holds an MA in Transcultural Studies and has lived and worked in Sweden, Norway, the UK, and Germany.