Seagriculture EU

29 - 30 June 2022

Bremerhaven, Germany


We would like to express our gratitude and appreciation to our 


UAB Metal Production

Silver sponsor: Metal Production

Metal Production is a contract development and manufacturing organization (CDMO) strong in designing, modeling, and producing non-standard upstream, midstream, downstream equipment for aquafarming, marine, and offshore industries.

Metal Production is a coordinator of the Rocket cluster and has a network of 100+ subcontractors in the Baltic Region. We aim to gather key engineering companies and investors (owners-partners) to help startups with our expertise in global challenges facing the blue industry in recruiting water and oceans.

Silver sponsor: SAMS Enterprise

SAMS Enterprise is the commercial arm of the Scottish Association for Marine Science (SAMS) and supports a sustainable blue economy with its specialist marine environmental consultancy. The organisation is at the leading edge of global macro and micro algae and marine biotechnology research and development and is a trailblazer in seaweed farming.

SAMS Enterprise operates a recently expanded bio-secure, state-of-the-art seaweed nursery producing seeding materials for their research farm and commercial clients. It is also home to The Seaweed Academy, a UK Government funded initiative, which delivers professional training, consultancy, CPD and industry development support, all based on SAMS research excellence and decades of experience in seaweed farming.

Seaweed Academy
SAMS Enterprise

The emerging UK seaweed farming industry takes a huge step forward today as the Seaweed Academy at the Scottish Association for Marine Science (SAMS) in Oban is officially opened.

Silver Sponsor: Murre Technologies

Murre Technologies has been supplying the EasyFarm system with which mussel seed cultivation is possible, for almost 20 years. Seaweed cultivation and processing is their next development. Murre Technologies is building a harvester that harvests the seaweed from the cultivation nets in the sea. Sowing seaweed is also part of the EasyFarm concept, which is why they supply the complete system for harvesting and sowing the seaweed. They have also developed a seaweed bubble washer to sort the sand and undersized waste such as crustaceans from the product during the washing process. The system is equipped with separation rollers for this, the washing water is continuously filtered through a separator drum. To reduce the iodine content, they use a blanching/cooling system.

In short, they are your partner in seaweed harvesting and processing.

Silver Sponsor: Seaweed Solutions

Seaweed Solutions AS is one of Europe’s seaweed pioneers and was the first company in Norway to start farming seaweed. Since 2009, the company has invested significantly in R&D across the seaweed value chain including both biology, marine technology and processing. The company operates a flagship farm at Frøya, Norway and offers a scalable supply of high quality seaweed in bulk (B2B) to food, feed and other markets as well as supplying seeds to other farmers. With a vision to enable large scale seaweed farming in Europe, the company continues to take an active part in innovation activities through its own R&D and through partnerships.

Silver Sponsor: Intermas

Intermas Group is a worldwide leader in extruded plastic manufacturing, supplying on 5 continents and to 70 countries, with 65 years of huge experience in the market. Aquaculture activity is specialized in offering solutions for the seaweed industry as shellfish cultivation (oysters, mussels, clams, abalone, etc.), shrimp farming and others. Their nets are made of 100% polyethylene and polypropylene and are treated to protect from oxidation and UV rays. Moreover, they are working on the development of compostable products from sustainable materials that are suitable with the environment protection, particularly BIO tubular meshes for seaweed farming and also Biorope. Nets are specially designed for seaweed farming as Kappaphycus alvarezii, Euchema denticulatum and Gracilaria sp. As per ropes, they are optimum for sustainable kelp cultivation.


Bronze Sponsor: Seaweed for Europe

Seaweed for Europe is a Coalition seeking to accelerate and scale the European seaweed industry by driving innovation and investment, with the ultimate aim of unlocking significant economic, environmental, and social benefits. The Coalition brings together a range of stakeholders from the seaweed value chain, the investment world, and science and civil society thought leaders. It is headed by a Coalition Secretariat run by SYSTEMIQ as well as Co-Chairs Maria Damanaki, Maren Hjorth Bauer, and Vidar Helgesen.

SYSTEMIQ Ltd. is a certified B Corp with offices in London, Munich, Jakarta and Amsterdam. The company was founded in 2016 to drive the achievements of the Paris Agreement and the United Nations Sustainable Development Goals by transforming markets and business models in three key economic systems: regenerative land use and ocean, low carbon energy, and materials and the circular economy.

Bronze Sponsor: Hortimare

Hortimare is the reliable, sustainable and long term orientated supplier of high quality starting material for the seaweed industry globally.

The long term focus of Hortimare is to supply the right varieties of seaweed to build up a sustainable business that can compete with land based agriculture and supporting the development of large scale farms to increase the farmers chance of success. Hortimare also provides hatchery support and the option for farmers to enter into a breeding contract with the aim of optimizing yield in the near future. By collaborating closely with our clients, we can speed up the necessary developments to make them successful.

Sponsor of the Innovation Award: 

North Sea Farmers

North Sea Farmers is a membership-based foundation for the seaweed sector, working in the entire value chain. NSF facilitates knowledge exchange on sustainable seaweed cultivation, production, marketing, education, policies and research, and initiates joint investment projects. Their activities are focused on but not limited to the North Sea. 

Sponsor of the Seaweed Bar: 

Seagreen Nordic

Sweden's hottest food tech company? They want to revolutionize the way we use algae in existing food products. The climate and environmental issue has become perhaps the greatest challenge of our time. Algae are incredibly protein-rich & can replace parts of this intake that otherwise come from animals & grain production. Their focus is to add algae to existing food products that are commercially viable.

Seaweed Protein bar – a better option for both you and the environment.

The bar is produced in Sweden with care for your health and your taste buds and is of course free of palm oil. The algae give you a natural supplement of antioxidants, vitamins, minerals, omega 3 & 6 but also plenty of protein.

Sponsor of the Speaker's Gift: 

Lofoten Seaweed

Lofoten Seaweed was formed in 2016 by Tamara & Angelita under the guiding principle of reintroducing seaweed to the modern kitchen. Seaweed is a delicious, healthy, sustainable, and scalable food product, whose properties address several problems on an individual and global scale. Rich in umami, seaweed’s flavour profile provides a taste which is often lacking in vegan and vegetarian diets. Lofoten Seaweed aims to raise the demand for seaweed to a level that only responsible, regenerative aquaculture can meet. For the moment we harvest our seaweed by hand from Nappstraumen, the fourth-strongest tidal current in the world. Our aim is to share our unique seaweed with the world, mainly in the form of seaweed spice blends and seaweed salts. Our organic-certified products are stocked in independent stores and major supermarkets across Norway, and we also have growing markets across Europe, the UK and US, Malaysia, and Japan. More and more people are beginning to understand, as we do, that the future of food lies in the ocean.

Sponsor of the Products for

Seaweed Bag: Your Well

Your Well is a wholesale company specialized in the distribution of seaweed-based products. With a range of more than 150 different (European) seaweed products. Your Well is the best qualified supplier for consumer, retail, food services, and food industry.

Sponsor of the Products for

Seaweed Bag: SHORE

SHORE is one of the UK’s leading seaweed companies. Since 2016, SHORE have been sustainably sourcing wild seaweed from harvest sites near Wick Scotland’s Far North and farming seaweed near Oban on the west coast. The company supplies organic seaweed into a wide range of markets across the world, offering over 10 species and a variety of particle sizes. Seaweed is of course the star ingredient for SHORE’s range of healthy and tasty products. These include SHORE Seaweed Chips, SHORE Pesto and SHORE Clusters - listed in major retailers across Europe.





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