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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