30 years of research
The High Technology Centre in Bergen (HiB) is founded
The Data block is opened by Crown Prince Harald and Crown Princess Sonja.
-The Bio block is completed
-First stage of the commercialisation of knowledge. HiB takes over Norbio AS, now known as Intervet Norbio AS.
The University of Bergen and HiB establish the commercialisation company Forrinvest AS, currently owned by Sarsia Innovation AS
GC Rieber Eiendom becomes co-owner and takes over the business operation of Marineholmen research park
HiB AS changes name to Høyteknologisenteret AS
-Purchase of buildings and properties from what was formerly the Mjellem and Karlsen shipyards
-The VilVite knowledge centre is completed
Marineholmen becomes the brand name for the entire area
Magasinet is completed
Biologen and Merkantilen are completed
-Høyteknologisenteret AS changes name to Marineholmen Forskningspark AS.
-The BI Norwegian Business School building and Slippen (Thor Møhlens gate 37-39) are completed.
-Indre Puddefjorden Energisentral completed. The power plant supplies Marineholmen and Solheimsviken with cooling using sea water harvested at a depth of 100 metres.
-The Bergen's Technology Transfer Office (BTO) moves into VilVite
-Construction starts on Basen
-Prime Minister Erna Solberg opens the Sea Laboratory.
-Basen is completed and DNV-GL moves in.
-The world’s second largest producer of Atlantic salmon, Lerøy Seafood Group, signs a lease agreement for Lanternen.
-Architect competition for the further development of Marineholmen.
-The world’s biggest feed producer, Cargill Aqua Nutrition, signs a lease agreement for Lanternen.
-Construction starts on Lanternen.