The Ekkó patents are already confirmed in the United States, Iceland, Denmark, Faroe Islands, Greenland, France, United Kingdom, Russia, Australia and China. In international process in more countries.
Einkaleyfi Ekkó hönnunarinnar eru komin í Bandaríkjunum...
Ekkó hlerarnir virka vel við allar veiðiaðstæður án loftlássins...
Extensive experience in the fishing industry
The Ekkó trawl door is an Icelandic design from decades of experience. The designer of Ekkó is Smári Jósafatsson. Smári worked for decades with his father Jósafat Hinriksson, the maker of the Poly-Ice trawl doors. Making them, in research and development, and as sales and marketing manager.
Making them, in research and development, and as sales and marketing manager of the Poly-Ice trawl doors which were among the best-selling trawl doors in the world at that time. Accumulating years of experience in the industry and the technology.
Out of the experience and observations on the limitations presented in existing trawl doors he decided to start research and pursue his vision of the EKKÓ shape.
Shareholders are Smári, Jón, Frosti, Tennin ehf. and Inning ehf. Phone: +354 896 2300
Frosti is an MBA Business economist, consultant, investor and entrepreneur. Previously he was the CEO of Nyherji a leading IT solution provider in Iceland, the CFO for Marel a global provider of advanced food processing systems, chairman of CCP a computer games developer and founder and CEO of Dohop a travel technology company. Frosti has also served on the boards of several companies and been a member of parliament where he chaired the committee for economy and commerce.
Jon has over 40 years’ professional practice experience in audit and accountancy in Iceland working on clients ranging from subsidiaries of large multinationals to local SMEs.
HB Grandi / Brim hf. one of Iceland’s largest seafood companies.
AVS fund for fisheries research. Rannís, Research and innovation fund, tax benefits, project with HB Grandi / Brim and international Patent application grant.
This project has received funding from the European Union’s Horizon 2020 research and innovation programme under grant agreement No. 781043.