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Join workshop on novel aquafeeds

Tuesday, July 6, 2021

SPAROS will host the workshop GAIN Workshop Novel Aquafeed: Novel concepts and solutions for more eco-efficient aquafeeds to present and discuss novel developments on fish feed that support eco-intensification of the European aquaculture industry, providing training to professionals on this topic, including aspects of value creation and sustainable use of byproducts and side streams from aquaculture, fisheries and agro-industries.

The workshop targets professionals in the aquafeed value chain (e.g., junior and senior staff involved in R&D, formulation and technical support), and research institutions (e.g., lecturers, researchers, PhD students, post-docs) across the enlarged European Union and other countries.

The event is organized By GAIN project with support from H2020 projects PerformFISH, AquaIMPACT, MEDAID, AQUAVITAE, NewTechAqua; and project SUSHIN (Italy).


Day 1 -  September 21, 2021, Online, 9.30 – 12.30 CEST

Part 1: Introduction – what are sustainable aquafeeds?

Part 2: Novel ingredients – Strengths and weaknesses. Yeast and bacterial proteins, PAPs from agroindustry byproducts, byproducts from aquaculture, micro and macroalgae, mineral and vitamin sources, challenges for a sustainable supply.


Day 2  -  September 23, 2021, Online, 9.30 – 12.30 CEST

Part 3: Alternative fish feed formulations – Results for the industry. Results from projects GAIN, PerformFISH, AquaIMPACT, MEDAID and SUSHIN.

Part 4: Novel tools to assess feed performance  – Where are we and how to progress. Molecular biomarkers, microbiome analysis, simulation models.


Register here.


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