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The AquaVitae project is highlighted as a successful example of international cooperation in aquaculture research in Norway's new aquaculture strategy.

AquaVitae is featured in Norway’s new aquaculture strategy

Norwegian aquaculture strategy to the left. Minister Odd Emil Ingebrigtsen and AquaVitae coordinator Phil James about to go sea urchin diving in the Arctic ocean in June 2020. Photos: Norwegian Ministery of Trade, Industry and Fisheries. The AquaVitae project is highlighted as a successful example of international cooperation in aquaculture research. In

Image analysis applied to oyester by Swedish center IVL. Photo by Asa Strand.

Classifying oysters using artificial intelligence

Oyster clasification by image analysis. Photos by Åsa Strand, IVL. By Jens Wilhelmsson, engineer at IVL. One of the most valuable bivalve molluscs in Sweden is the flat oyster, Ostrea edulis. However, domestic production of oysters fails to meet the demand on the local market at the same

All-Atlantic21 side even on sustinable aquaculture with AquaVitae, ASTRAL and EATiP.

The way forward: Trans-Atlantic collaboration on sustainable aquaculture

Screenshot with Elisa Ravagnan – ASTRAL, Philip James – AquaVitae and David Bassett – EATiP. What are the challenges and opportunities in trans-Atlantic research collaboration and the development of a sustainable Atlantic aquaculture industry? More than 100 participants from Europe, Africa, South and North America join online to discuss the challenges and opportunities on aquaculture

Urchin barren in California, USA. By Urchinomics.

The Industry Corner: Urchinomics

Urchin barren in California, USA. Photo by Urchinomics. By Urchinomics Urchinomics helps restore kelp forests by removing overgrazing sea urchins from urchin barrens, ranching them in proprietary aquaculture systems, and converting them into premium seafood. The urchin roe (“uni”) is then sold to top tier distributors, restaurants, and

Field work on oysters by IVL team focused on native oyster production. Photo: Åsa Strand

Multi-million investment in Swedish seafood partnership

Field work by IVL team focused on native oyster production. Photo: Åsa Strand. Seafood is the future. It is nutritious and healthy and an industry that has enormous growth potential. The new initiative Blue Food – Center for future seafood will make Sweden a leading producer of sustainable seafood, through a

Tanks for the culture of shrimp using biofloc technology at the Marine Shrimp Laboratory of the Federal University of Santa Catarina (UFSC), Florianópolis, Brazil. Photo by Mateus Aranha Martins

Cultivation of seaweeds with effluent from a shrimp biofloc rearing system: different species and stocking density; Mateus Aranha Martins, UFSC

Tanks for the culture of shrimp using biofloc technology at the Marine Shrimp Laboratory of the Federal University of Santa Catarina (UFSC), Florianópolis, Brazil. Photo by Mateus Aranha Martins By Mateus Aranha Martins, undergraduate student of Aquaculture Engineering at the Federal University of Santa Catarina (UFSC). In order to meet increasing demands

Part of the niversity of Tromso team involved in the organisation of training activities in AquaVitae.

“The network of young scientists built in AquaVitae is crucial for the utilisation of the new knowledge developed in the project”; Michaela Aschan, UiT

A part of the UiT MOOC development team. Left to right: Adrianna Kochanska, Michaela Aschan, Kåre Nolde Nielsen, Hanne Risan Johnsen and Daniel Jensen.   By Michaela Aschan, leader of training activities in AquaVitae. The importance of food production calls for a more sustainable approach to aquaculture. Climate change poses a threat to

In Memoriam

Antonio A. Alonso (1966 – 2020) Our colleague and friend Antonio A. Alonso (1966 – 2020) passed away last Monday, September 28. He obtained an MSc in Chemical Engineering (1989), University of Santiago de Compostela, and did his PhD (1993) in the Department of Food Sciences and Technology, CSIC Institute of

Screenshot from AquaVitae project movie.

AquaVitae releases its project movie focused on sustainability

Screenshot from the AquaVitae project movie. With a focus on sustainability and the possibilities of low-trophic species aquaculture, AquaVitae has released a promotional short film for the project work. The film outlines the role of the Atlantic Ocean as a shared food resource for coastal countries and the need to

Odd Emil Ingebrigtsen (Minister of Fisheries and Coastal Affairs) and Philip James (Scientist, Nofima) with sea urchins in the AquaVitae project.

Diving for Sea Urchins with a Norwegian Minister

Odd Emil Ingebrigtsen (Minister of Fisheries and Coastal Affairs) and Philip James (Scientist, Nofima) with their wetsuits on, ready to go diving for sea urchins outside Tromsø, Norway. Photo: Emil Bremnes / Nofima Author: Emil Bremnes, Communications adviser at Nofima AquaVitae coordinator Philip James (Nofima) went diving with the Norwegian Minister of

Kick off meeting of case study focused on Brazilian freshwater species, arapaima and pirarucu.

Research on freshwater finfish species kicks off in Brazil

Last month of December AquaVitae partner Empresa Brasileira de Pesquisa Agropecuaria (EmBraPa) organised the kick off meeting of the case study on freshwater finfish. Located in Palmas (Brazil), between the Amazon rainforest and the savanna, the meeting was focused on the aquaculture of tropical fish species tambaqui and pirarucu. Challenges

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Building bridges over the Atlantic

The Atlantic Ocean acts as common resource for Europe, Africa, North and South America, functioning as a platform for transport, leisure, and food. In Lisbon, on 2017, representatives of the European Commission, South Africa and Brazil signed the Belém Statement, an agreement to support and encourage research between countries joined

ALGAPLUS receives innovation prize.

ALGAplus wins Millennium Horizontes Award

    AquaVitae partner, ALGAplus, won the 2019 Millennium Horizons Award in the Tourism, Sea and Forests category. This is the 3rd edition of the contest promoted by the Portuguese Millennium BCP bank. With a record of 2,167 applications from 1,035 companies of all sizes, ALGAplus collected one of

AquaVitae value chains

Low trophic aquaculture project participates in Aquaculture Europe

AquaVitae, a new and innovative EU funded project, will have its own stand (#82) and participate in discussions on new aquaculture value chains at Aquaculture Europe 2019.  Aquaculture Europe brings together all actors in the aquaculture value chain with about 3,000 participants from more than 109 different countries. In this