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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

Confirmed speakers

Monique Mulder

Monique Mulder, 

Head of the Laboratory of Vascular Medicine at Erasmus MC, NL

Helena Abreu,
Managing Director, AlgaPlus, PT

Benny Pycke

Benny Pycke,
R&D Project Manager, SIOEN, BE

Koen van Swam,

Koen van Swam,

General and Public Affairs Manager, North Sea Farm Foundation, NL

Annette Bruhn

Annette Bruhn,
Senior Researcher  Seaweed Cultivation, Aarhus University, DK

Invited: Prof. dr. Olivier De Clerck,
Ghent University, BE

6 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
  • Network with any or all of the following institutions:
ARPA-E, ATSEA Technologies NV, AWI, Barentz Animal Nutrition,Cargill,Damen Shipyards Gorinchem, Dublin Institute of Technology, DukSung Women's University,ECN, Hortimare BV, HZ University Of Applied Sciencec, Irael Oceanographic Institute, Lambers-seghers, Laminaria AS, Lloyd’s Register group, Melspring, MERLA Agribusiness BV, NIOZ, Ocean Harvest Technology, Ocean Rainfores, Oceao, Olijck Seafoods BV, Olmix, Rabobank, Royal HaskoningDHV, Ruitenberg Ingredients, SAMS, Schuttelaar & Partners, SeaConomy project, Seamore, Seaweed Energy Solutions AS, Seaweed Harvest Holland, SINTEF, St. Noordzeeboerderij, TANGO Seaweed AS, Thalgo, Unilever R&D, Van Hall Larenstein University of Applied Sciences, Wageningen Food & Biobased Research....
  • 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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