Aquaculture Europe 2021

October 4 - 7, 2021

Funchal, Madeira

BlueInvest Thematic Workshop

Wednesday, October 6, 2021 10:30 - 17:30 Mezzanine-Casino
Chair: Catherine Frideres

This one-day thematic workshop shall bring together entrepreneurs, corporates, investors and stakeholders from the Blue Economy to discuss developments in the aquaculture sector. It shall look into areas where European innovation can have a competitive advantage and potentially transform the aquaculture industry, in line with the objectives of the EU Green Deal.

Objectives

Within the context of the BlueInvest platform, the workshop shall aim to:

  • Feature key players and initiatives to demonstrate the way forward for boosting innovation and investment into sustainable aquaculture in Europe
  • Provide a capacity building component to support SMEs and mature start-ups with their investment readiness
  • Increase investor awareness in developments on sustainable aquaculture, and promote European technologies and projects with high potential

The BlueInvest Thematic Workshop on Aquaculture is a hybrid event that will take place within Aquaculture Europe 2021 in Funchal, Madeira, Portugal.

  • 10:30
    Catherine Frideres

    OPENING SESSION

  • 10:35
    Lorella De La Cruz

    WELCOME REMARKS

  • 10:45
    Hervé Migaud

    PANEL DISCUSSION: MARKET DEVELOPMENTS, INNOVATION TRENDS AND INVESTMENT OPPORTUNITIES IN SUSTAINABLE AQUACULTURE

  • 11:30
    Vincent Favrel

    EUROPEAN FUNDING OPPORTUNITIES FOR SUSTAINABLE AQUACULTURE

  • 12:00
    To Be Determined

    NETWORKING LUNCH / 1:1 MATCHMAKING

  • 14:30
    Mauro Randone

    INTEGRATING SUSTAINABLE FINANCING PRINCIPLES INTO AQUACULTURE-RELATED INVESTMENTS

  • 15:00
    Carlos Esteban

    INVESTOR SPOTLIGHT: FINANCING OPPORTUNITIES FOR SUSTAINABLE AQUACULTURE Moderated panel format, with Q&A.

  • 15:30
    To Be Determined

    PITCH SESSION Up to 5 high potential companies and projects from the aquaculture sector shall be invited to pitch to an audience of investors, venture mentors and coaches.

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