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About

Frumbjörg is an innovation center and start-up incubator in Reykjavík, Iceland which offers a home to those working on developing next generation assistive and welfare-oriented technologies.

Frumbjörg offers a multifaceted place for people with disabilities, entrepreneurs who are disabled, and people involved in health and welfare-related technologies to come together and work toward social innovation. The ultimate goal is to generate and help spread new solutions that improve the lives of people with disabilities and elderly persons. Frumbjörg also strives to strengthen the economy through increased participation in the Icelandic work-force while simultaneously improving quality of life and standards of living.

Frumbjörg hopes to be a foundation from which innovation can grow to new heights by providing services for...

Welfare Tech Developers

Frumbjörg offers a home to startups and innovators working on assistive and welfare-oriented technologies, especially those related to disability.

Disabled Innovators

Frumbjörg provides an exciting venue for disabled innovators to work on their own projects.

The Mission

Frumbjörg was founded by Brandur Karlsson in 2016 in co-operation with Sjálfsbjörg, the Icelandic Association of Disabled People.

Watch the following video to learn more about Frumbjörg's mission.

Events

Mayor and ministers visit Frumbjörg. From left to right: Þorsteinn Ingi Sigfússon of Innovation Center Iceland, Reykjavik Mayor Dagur B. Eggertsson, Minister for Health Kristján Þór Júlíusson, and Minister for Industry Ragnheiður Elín Árnadóttir.

Presidential visit. The President of Iceland, Guðni Th. Jóhannesson (fifth from left), visits Frumbjörg.

A meeting of minds. The President of Iceland meets Frumbjörg's founder, Brandur Karlsson.

Partners

The work of Frumbjörg relies on collaboration, one of most important elements of innovation. This collaboration enlists a variety of partners willing to provide the center and its entrepreneurs with assistance in various fields. These companies and organizations provide valuable help and we expect the list of partners to grow over time:

Sponsors

Goals are only achieved through the strength of community and the financial support of numerous individuals. Frumbjörg would like to thank the following sponsors for their contribution and support for community betterment:

  • Aðalheiður E. Kristjánsdóttir
  • Ágústa Guðmundsdóttir
  • Albína Pálsdóttir
  • Aleksandra Rybak
  • Alma Ösp Árnadóttir
  • Almar Guðmundsson
  • Andrea Gestsdóttir
  • Andri Valgeirsson
  • Anna Dís Sveinbjörnsdóttir
  • Anna Margrét Stefánsdóttir
  • Anna Rún Halldórsdóttir
  • Anna Scheving
  • Anna Sigurveig
  • Arion banki
  • Arnar Leó
  • Arnar Sigurdsson
  • Arnhildur Karlsdóttir
  • Arnhildur Lilý Karlsdóttir
  • Árni Freyr Ársælsson
  • Árni Garðar Jónsson
  • Arnór Sighvatsson
  • Aron Skaftason
  • Ása Hildur Guðjónsdóttir
  • Asberg Jonsson
  • Ásdís Helgadóttir
  • Asgeir Sigurdsson
  • Ásrún Matthíasdóttir
  • Ásta Malmquist
  • Ásta Rut Hjartardóttir
  • Auður Geirsdóttir
  • Baldvin Magnusson
  • Beata Wawiernia
  • Bergur Þorri Benjamínsson
  • Birgir Magnusson
  • Birkilækur Birkilækur
  • Bjarki Hvannberg
  • Bjarnheiður Kristinsdóttir
  • Björgvin E Björgvinsson
  • Björgvin Ingi Ólafsson
  • Björk Norðdahl
  • Björn Berg Gunnarsson
  • Bragi Halldórsson
  • Brandur Karlsson
  • Bryndis Brandsdottir
  • Brynja Árnadóttir
  • Brynja Jóhannsdóttir
  • Brynjar Óskarsson
  • Brynjólfur Einar Sigmarsson
  • Brynjólfur Hauksson
  • Christopher McClure
  • Daddi Bjarna
  • Daði Kolbeinsson
  • Dagur B. Eggertsson
  • Daniel Runarsson
  • Davíð Örn Símonarson
  • Edda Atladóttir
  • Edda Borg Ólafsdóttir
  • edda garðars
  • Eggert Claessen
  • Eggert Gíslason
  • Egill Moran Friðriksson
  • Einar Gunnar Guðmundsson
  • Einar Sævarsson
  • Einar Steingrimsson
  • Eirberg
  • Eiríkur Brynjólfsson
  • Elin Einarsdottir
  • Elín Jónasdóttir
  • Elín Oddný Sigurðardóttir
  • Elmar Árnason
  • Elvar Knútur Valsson
  • Erlendur Pálsson
  • Esther Hlíðar Jensen
  • Eyjólfur B Eyjólfsson
  • Fannar Freyr Jonsson
  • Fanney Björk Tryggvadóttir
  • Fjola Jonsdottir
  • Fríða Bergsdóttir
  • Fríða Björk Pálsdóttir
  • Gauti Marteinsson
  • Geir Gudmundsson
  • Gísli Halldórsson
  • Gisli Olafsson
  • Guðbjörg Kristín Eiríksdóttir
  • Gudjon Sigurdsson
  • Guðlaug Kristjánsdóttir
  • Guðlaug Sara Guðmundsdóttir
  • Guðlaugur Þór Þórðarson
  • Guðmundur Sigvaldason
  • Guðrún Birna Jóhannsdóttir
  • Guðrún Eiríksdóttir
  • Guðrún Erla Gunnarsdóttir
  • Guðrún Gísladóttir
  • Gudrun Hannesardottir
  • Guðrún Hannesdóttir
  • Gudrun Marteinsdottir
  • Guðrún Másdóttir
  • Guðrún Nína Petersen
  • Gudrun Olafsdottir
  • Guðrún Sæmundsdóttir
  • Gunnar Jörgen Viggósson
  • Gunnlaugur Briem
  • Gyda Haraldsdottir
  • Hákon Ágústsson
  • Halldór Auðar Svansson
  • Halldór Björnsson
  • Hallgrímur Eymundsson
  • Hallur Örn Árnason
  • Hanna Arnorsdottir
  • Hannes Vilhjálmsson
  • Haraldur Flosi
  • Haraldur Karlsson
  • Haraldur Sigþórsson
  • Harpa Ingólfsdóttir
  • Helga Birgisdóttir
  • Helga Magnúsdóttir
  • Helga Ólafsdóttir
  • Helgi Hannesson
  • Helgi Þór Ingason
  • Hera Garðarsdóttir
  • Herdís Eggertsdóttir
  • Herdís Þórisdóttir
  • Hilmar Halldorsson
  • Hilmar Sigurðsson
  • Hjalmar Gislason
  • Hjördís Þorgeirsdóttir
  • Hjörtur Örn Eysteinsson
  • Hlynur Sigurðsson
  • Hólmfríður Ben Benediktsdóttir
  • Hrefna Kristmannsdottir
  • Inga Björk Bjarnadóttir
  • Inga María Árnadóttir
  • Ingi Rafn Sigurdsson
  • Ingibjorg Elsa Bjornsdottir
  • Ingólfur Dan Þórisson
  • Ingvar Örn Ingólfsson
  • Íris Árnadóttir
  • Iris Stefansdottir
  • Íslandsbanki
  • james dickie
  • Johann Hansen
  • Johann Olafsson
  • Jóhann Sigurðsson
  • Jóhanna Egilsdóttir
  • Johanna Sigurjonsdottir
  • Jón Björnsson
  • Jón Eiríksson
  • Jón F. Thoroddsen
  • Jón Gunnar Benjamínsson
  • Jón Margeir Hróðmarsson
  • Jón Stefánsson
  • Jón Steindór Valdimarsson
  • Jónheiður Ísleifsdóttir
  • Jonsi Stefansson
  • Júlíus Aðalsteinsson
  • Kalla Lóa Karlsdóttir
  • Karl Gudmundsson
  • Karl Guðmundsson
  • Katrín Oddsdóttir
  • Katrín Ólafsdóttir
  • Kjartan Gudbergsson
  • Kristbjörg Leósdóttir
  • Kristín Daníelsdóttir
  • Kristín Grímsdóttir
  • Kristin Jonsdottir
  • Kristín Margrét Bjarnadóttir
  • Kristín Norðdahl
  • Kristín Ólafsdóttir
  • Kristín Sjöfn Valgeirsdóttir
  • Kristin Vala Ragnarsdottir
  • Kristín Vignisdóttir
  • Kristrún Gunnarsdóttir
  • Lárus Lúðvíksson
  • Lilja Sigurðardóttir
  • Linda Einarsdóttir
  • Linda Þórðardóttir
  • Magga Dóra Ragnarsdóttir
  • Magnus Torfason
  • Már Másson
  • Margrét Grétarsdóttir
  • Margrét Pálsdóttir
  • Margrét Rósa Kristjánsdóttir
  • Snæbjörn Guðmundsson
  • Snorri Guðmundsson
  • Soffía Theódóra Tryggvadóttir
  • Soley Kaldal
  • Sóley Mist Hjálmarsdóttir
  • Solveig Sigurgeirsdóttir
  • Stefan Baxter
  • Stefán Eiríksson
  • Stefán Hermannsson
  • Steinar Þorsteinsson
  • Steingerður Þorgilsdóttir
  • Steinunn Eiriksdottir
  • Steinunn H. Hafstað
  • Steinunn Ragnarsdóttir
  • Sunna Ingolfsdottir
  • Svanhildur Helgadóttir
  • Sveinbjörn Þórðarson
  • Sveinn Yngvi Egilsson
  • Þór Elís Pálsson
  • Thora Arnadottir
  • Þóra Pálsdóttir
  • Þóra Þórisdóttir
  • Thorarinn Stefansson
  • Þorbera Fjölnisdóttir
  • Þórdís Richter
  • Thorey Mjallhvít H. Ómarsdóttir
  • Þorkell Sigurlaugsson
  • Þorleifur Gunnlaugsson
  • Þórlindur Þórólfsson
  • Thoroddur Ingvarsson
  • Thorsteinn Fr. Sigurdsson
  • Þorsteinn Kolbeinsson
  • Þorsteinn Kristjánsson
  • Þorsteinn Yngvi Guðmundsson
  • Thorunn Aevarsdottir
  • Þuríður Harpa
  • Þyri Sölva Bjargardóttir
  • Tinna Kvaran
  • Tómas Gabríel Benjamin
  • Tomas Ponzi
  • Tryggvi Björgvinsson
  • Tryggvi Friðjónsson
  • UENO
  • Vala Friðriksdóttir
  • vala hjörleifsdóttir
  • Vala Palmadottir
  • Valerie Harris
  • Valgerdur Marinosdottir
  • Vera Antonsdóttir
  • Vigdís Pálsdóttir
  • Vigdis Stefansdottir
  • Xabier Þór Tejero Landa