Programme

 

Day1

 

10.00-11.00

Registration

11.00 - 11.15

Welcome

11.15 - 12.10

Key-note speaker: Marie Magnusson: The MACRO path to successful demonstration scale production in the tropics

12.10 - 12.40

Alexander Handå, SINTEF: MACROSEA -A Knowledge Platform for Industrial Macroalgae Cultivation in Norway

Mart Mere, Vormsi Agar OÜ, Estonia: Blue growth startup in Estonia

12.40 - 13.40

Lunch Buffet

Afternoon sessions 

13.45 - 14.15

Philip Kerrison & Duncan Smallman, Scotland: Scottisch macroalgal cultivation from S3EED to SeaGas

14.15 - 14.45

Bodil E. Pallesen, Agrotech, Denmark: Seaweed for moulded insulation mats and roof ridges

14.45 - 15.15

Ditte B. Hermund, DTU Food, Denmark: Seaweed based antioxidants - analysis and application

15.15 - 15.30

Short coffee break

15.30 - 16.00

Jinsoo Yi, Southern University Denmark: Change of ultrastructure and kinetics of rehydrated Danish Sugar Kelp

16.00 - 16.30

Eva Albers, Chalmers University of Technology, Sweden: Alternative marine algal biomasses for bioprocessing

16.30 - 17.00

Coffee break

17.00 - 18.30

Small companies working with seaweed present their business case: Nordisk Tang, Seaweed match, Organic Seaweed, Ocean Rainforest

18.30 - 19.30

Poster session

20.00

Conference dinner

 

Day 2 

 

07.30 - 08.00

Take a morning bath in the sea - at the Kattegatcenter

08.00 - 08.45

Looking at different seaweed species outside Kattegatcentret, Ruth Nielsen, Natural History of Denmark

09.00 - 09.55

MAB3 project: Results from 4 years of research and future perspectives, Annette Bruhn & Michele Seghetta, Aarhus University, Anne-Belinda Bjerre, DTI, Denmark

09.55 - 10.25

AT~SEA: From research to commercialization of the next generation of seaweed cultivation, Bert Groenendaal, SIOEN Industries NV, Belgium

10.25 - 10.50

Coffee break

10.50 - 11.45

Seafarm-project: Results and future perspectives, Fredrik Gröndahl and Martin Sterner, KTH Royal Institute of Technology, Sweden and Jenny Veide Vilg, Chalmers University, Sweden

11.45 - 12.15

KOMBI-projekt results: Evaluation of year-round biomass composition of commercial cultivated sugarkelp, Susan Holdt, DTU, Denmark and Per Andersen, Orbicon, Denmark

12.15 - 13.15

Lunch buffet

 Afternoon sessions

 

13.15 - 13.45

ENalgae-project - what does it take to commercialize macro algae production, Thalia Arvaniti,  NNFCC - The Bioeconomy Consultants, UK

13.45 - 14.00

Coffee break

14.00 - 15.00

Debate: what should future projects aim at in order to support businesses and commercialization

15.00 - 15.10

Goodbye for now

 

*Please note that the programme can be subject to smaller changes