The GCE NODE Board of Directors has accepted three additional companies as participants in the GCE NODE cluster.

Hydroscand is an international family-owned business that provides solutions and services for hoses, fittings, and related products. Hydroscand was founded in 1969 in Stockholm, Sweden, and has been present in Norway since 1978. Headquartered in Oslo, the Norwegian branch also has an office in Kristiansand. CEO: Frank Dale

Ignos was created at Bryne in 2021 following a long-running digitalization project within Aarbakke AS which contributed to a significant increase in production-value. Some of the outcomes of the project was higher machine utilization, better resource control, easier documentation, improved planning algorithm, sustainability-reports and a several ease-of-life improvement for the internal workforce. CEO: Svein Bø

World Wide Wind Tech is a start-up located in Oslo that develops a new wind turbine design based on vertical-axis technology with particular benefits for floating offshore. The company’s competence is in the vertical contrarotating wind turbines that are scalable and can be used both on land and at sea. CEO: Trond Lutdal