Oslo Business Memo


Norwegian aquaculture; A sustainable future-oriented industry?

State Secretary Amund Drønen Ringdal works on a white paper on growth in Norwegian aquaculture.  Picture NF Dep

State Secretary Amund Drønen Ringdal works on a white paper on growth in Norwegian aquaculture.  Picture NF Dep

Tekna Havbruk and Tekna Biotek in collaboration with MarLife welcomes to a seminar where Norwegian aquaculture future is on the agenda.

 - Norway's largest export after oil and gas has a controversial reputation. Deserved, or is the industry haunted by old ghosts?
That is the question. The seminar is held the 15th of October 17:00 at Oslo Science Park, and the aim is to give input for a norwegian government white paper on growth in the aquaculture sector.  State secratary Amund Drønen Ringdal from the Norwegian Ministry of Trade, Industry and Fisheries will be present at the seminar.
- The aquaculture industry is experiencing a fantastic growth while the industry is facing a number of challenges that require innovation. Tekna and Marlife are technology optimists and believe that the strong Norwegian research institutions can solve this, as shown in the industry’s recent history.
Norway is far ahead in terms of research and has a supply industry with big success stories, due to a high degree of innovation. We want to show research in this area and highlight which solutions companies involved in the aquaculture industry envisions in the future. The players will also be challenged on how best to facilitate innovation and growth in the industry, while taking the environmental aspects into account.

The seminar keynote speakers indludes State secretary Amund Drønen Ringdal, Geir Ove Ystmark, FHL, John A. Breivik, CEO Stingray, Odd Magne Rødseth, Chairman AquaGen,  prof. Øystein Lie, Dean NMBU.

This is a link to register for the meeting!

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