Join the 9th Nordic Seaweed Conference on the 9th +
10th of October 2019 in Grenaa, Denmark. The topic of this year's
conference will be Meeting the UN sustainability goals by
Innovation in Macroalgae as a Bioresource.
Be inspired by novel input from the field of seaweed research
and industry. Take the excellent opportunity to network and find
new project and business partners.
The Conference team is working hard to put together a top-notch
program for you.
Time and Place
Time: 9th - 10th of October 2019 (the
conference starts at 11 am on the 9th of October)
Place: Kystvejens Hotel and Conference Centre
in Grenaa Denmark
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Balunkeswar (Balu) Nayak, Associate Professor
of Food Processing, University of Maine:
One of our keynote speakers this year will highlight innovations
in seaweed processing technologies for developing future food and
food ingredients. He has more than16 years of experience on the
food process engineering and has been extensively investigating the
development of sustainable process and product approaches for
high-value added aquaculture seaweed products.
List of confirmed speakers:
- Ying Yen, Nord Universitet,
Norway: Silage fermentation properties of Saccharina latissima
and Alaria esculenta under various additives and processing
- Philipp Doerschmann, University of Kiel,
Germany: Fucoidans with beneficial effects for ocular
diseases, influence on cell viability, VEGF secretion and oxidative
- Heiko Keller, Institute for Energy and
Environmental Research Heidelberg, Germany: Operationalising
UN sustainable development goals for algae-based process
development via integrated life cycle sustainability
- Susse Wegeberg, Aarhus University,
Denmark: The unknown kelp forests of Greenland - the East
coast's unexpected lushness.
- Cecilie W. Nielsen, DTU Food, Denmark: Is
blanching the solution for lowering iodine in sugar kelp and which
quality consequences does it have to blanch sugar kelp?
- Maryam MacCorquodale, SAMS, Scotland:
Manipulating macronutrient concentration (N,P, FE) to ensure
vegetative cultivation of kelp gametophytes (saccharina latissimi)
for the aquaculture industry.
- David Aldridge, Seaweed Energy Solutions,
Norway: Seaweed cultivation and processing for sustainable
production of food and other products.
- Dr Achinta Bordoloi, Stellenbosch University,
South Afrika: Subcritical water extraction for recovering high
value products from the brown macroalgae Ecklonia maxima: A greener
- Rita Clancy, Eurida Research Management:
Future sustainable seaweed industries in Europe - Social aspects
and the need for public dialogues.
- Rafael Meichßner, Kiel University: UV-
screening in Baltic seaweeds and its application in
- Frederik Gröndahl, KTH Royal Institute of
Technology: Seafarm Algae cultivation for a more sustainable