Members of the Iceland Ocean Cluster were invited to lunch at the Ministry of Environment, Energy and Climate last Tuesday, August 30th by the Minister, of the environment Gudlaugur Thor Thordarson. The minister spoke about key environmental issues and goals, Dr. Thor Sigfusson and Dr. Alexandra Leeper presented some of the key impact projects from the Iceland Ocean Cluster along with exciting entrepreneurs from startups based in the Ocean Cluster house and Rikhardur Rikhardsson from Landsvirkjun brought the importance of the NEXUS (Food, Water, and Energy) into focus as a necessary key focus. Following the presentations, a lively discussion included ideas for the blue economy’s future. It was also fascinating to hear business leaders and innovators in Icelandic society discuss their outlook on the future.