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Published 17.09.2015
The Norwegian Media Cluster is a world ­leader in ­augmented ­reality, graphics, AI, virtual studios, broadcast & IP based video, robotics and tools for workflow and visual storytelling.

The Norwegian Media Cluster has evolved into an exciting international environment with Vizrt, Vimond, Fonn GroupMyrezeHighsoftSixtythe TV broadcasters TV2NRK, and publishers Bergens Tidende and BA as key players. 

The Media Cluster HQ is located in Media City Bergen, a leading, international hub for media and technology innovation, with the Media Lab and a startup lab forming the core of the innovation and research projects for the cluster and cluster partners.

The cluster in total counts more than 100 companies, with eight major universities and research facilities among its members. The University of Bergen is a founding partner of the Media Cluster. Dept. of Information Science and Media Studies is co-located in MCB together with leading media and media technology companies.

This is a highly successful environment. Fueled by a unique way of working together, combined with the best tools, more than 80 percent of cluster members launch innovations every single year. The Norwegian Media Cluster enjoys an innovation ecosystem that works extremely well, with a high degree of joint innovation projects and high innovation speed.

NCE Media – the Media Innovation Engine

The Norwegian Media Cluster has been awarded a Centre of Expertise status from Innovation Norway, and has its own cluster organization, NCE Media (Norwegian Center of Expertise in Media).

NCE Media is the innovation engine for the cluster members and has six full time employees that actively work to enhance activity in the cluster and facilitate innovation processes among members, as well as programs for ­partners and sponsors. NCE Media is located in the Media Lab in Media City Bergen (top floor, south tower), and runs the Media Lab as well as other innovation projects and activities in the Media Cluster.