EIT Food host aquaculture webinar to inspire innovations to transform the sector

Aug 3, 2022

EIT Food aquaculture innovation webinar

In light of the launch of EIT Food’s open innovation call in August 2022, EIT Food North-West will host an aquaculture-themed webinar, to encourage the submission of aquaculture project proposals.

About EIT Food’s aquaculture webinar

EIT Food North-West presents a webinar to explore how to submit an aquaculture project proposal for EIT Food’s open innovation call.

This will be an opportunity for attendees to explore EIT Food’s priorities in sustainable aquaculture and learn how to submit an aquaculture project proposal as part of EIT Food’s upcoming open innovation call.

Date: 9th September 10.00 – 11.15 am BST

Location: Online

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Why we want entrepreneurs to attend

As the fastest growing form of food production, aquaculture is in urgent need of technologies that can transform the industry into one which is more efficient, healthier and sustainable. Many of these solutions come from entrepreneurs, start-ups ans scale-ups that have the innovative mindset and creative know-how needed to develop these technologies for the aquaculture market. As such, we are encouraging savvy entrepreneurs to join the webinar and discover how EIT Food could help them to get their aquaculture project off the ground.

Why should I attend?

  • Discover the benefits of participating in EIT Food’s open innovation call and how to apply
  • Learn about EIT Food’s aquaculture mission and the types of industry challenges that we want you to help us to overcome
  • Hear from EIT Food partners who have led successful aquaculture projects and ask them questions about their experience

Who can attend?

  • Any person or organisation with an interest in sustainable aquaculture
  • This includes academia, researchers, professionals, large companies, SMEs, startups and industry experts from within and outside of the EIT Food community

Aquaculture webinar speakers

  • Mercedes Groba, Innovation Manager at EIT Food
  • Mark Chryssolouris, CEO of SuSea
  • Paul Sindilariu, Co-Founder of Next Tuna
  • Sarah Riddle, Director of Innovation & Engagement at SAIC (TBC)

We look forward to welcoming you to our aquaculture information session this September!

To secure your place, register here!

Learn more

  • EIT Food accelerates innovation to build a future-fit food system that produces healthy and sustainable food for all. Learn more about EIT Food here
  • EIT Food North-West is one of EIT Food’s 5 regional hubs. The North-West region consists of the UK, Ireland and Iceland. Learn more about EIT Food North-West here

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If you have questions about this event, please contact Laura Elphick from EIT Food North-West at: laura.elphick@eitfood.eu

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