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Seagriculture 2019

Seagriculture 2019

8th International Seaweed Conference

"Seaweed Success Stories"

25-26 September 2019, Ostend, Belgium








The conference gathers top speakers, who will share their know-how within seaweed for feed, food, offshore cultivation, biorefinery of seaweed and much more. Don't miss this unique opportunity to network with colleagues from all over Europe within industry and research.

The two-day program will go into the many different applications of seaweed that exist now and will combine plenary sessions with interactive poster presentations, trade shows and debate sessions, among others.

Seagriculture experts and professionals from all over the world will gather together in 6 plenary sessions:

Session 1: Success Story    

Session 2: EU Consortia on Health 

Session 3: Mechanization    

Session 4: Macrofuels 

Session 5: Applications (cosmetics, bioplastics, food)                    

Session 6: Chain thinking    

Seagriculture 2019 Advisory Committee

Bert Groenendaal  

R&D project coordinator, Sioen Industries, BE 

Dr. Alan Critchley

The Verschuren Centre for Sustainability in Energy and the Environment, Cape Breton University, CA

Bernardete Castro

Founder, AlgaeMech Engineering and Consultancy, NL

Dr Maria Hayes

Scientific Research Officer, Teagasc Food Research Centre, IRLre, IRL

Franck Hennequart

Director Research & Innovation, ALGAIA, FR

Jacques Mazoyer

Principal Scientist chez Cargill, FR

Stefan Kraan

Director R&D, Oceana Organic Products and Aquaceuticals Ltd, IRL

Helena Abreu

Managing Director, ALGA+, PT


  • ATSEA Nova NV
  • Aarhus University
  • AlgaPlus
  • Algoritm Ltd
  • Aquaculture Stewardship Council 
  • Aquatic Ape
  • Arcadis Belgium Nv
  • Climate Foundation
  • CyberColloids 
  • Danish Technological Institute
  • Danish Technological Institute
  • De Blauwe Cluster Vzw
  • De Molenaar
  • ECN Part Of TNO
  • Economisch Huis Oostende vzw
  • Erasmus UMC
  • EV-ILVO 
  • Fermbiotics
  • Ghent University
  • Ghent University
  • Haven Oostende
  • James Hutton Institute
  • Marine Algae 
  • Menken van den Assem
  • Mermaid Fare Inc.
  • North Sea Foundation
  • Ocean Rainforest
  • Oceanium
  • POM West-Vlaanderen
  • Port Oostende
  • Sapir Academic College
  • Sea6 Energy Private Limited
  • Sea6 Energy Private Limited
  • SEADS Korea Co. Ltd 
  • SeatechEnergy B.V.
  • The Seaweed Company
  • Seaweed Harvest Holland 
  • Silkeborg Hospital
  • Skipping Rocks Lab 
  • Station Biologique de Roscoff 
  • Technical University of Denmark
  • TLR International Laboratories
  • Toerisme Oostende vzw
  • Universiteit Gent
  • Universiteit Wageningen
  • Your Well
  • and more...

5 Reasons for joining Seagriculture conference
Why should you visit Seagriculture? Allow us to convince you!

  • Seagriculture is a superior meeting: informative, comprehensive and topical
  • Meet the international seaweed elite, excellent presentations, poster presentation and speakers
  • Examine new developments, recognize key opportunities for your business, maximize your position in the global seaweed market
  • Great networking, just the right size meeting for getting to know people
  • Conference organisers and local suppliers will provides superb (seaweed) food and the stories behind



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