On 9 November AZTI organised a webinar in the framework of the AQUAPEF project on Environmental Footprint in the aquaculture sector. It was attended by almost a hundred aquaculture professionals, environmental policy makers, technical advisors, researchers, among others. During the event, new strategies and production methods to improve environmental sustainability were discussed, the PEF methodology and its applicability to the aquaculture sector was presented, it was introduced the AQUAPEF tool, an online platform to easily [...]

November 14th, 2022|0 Comments

On 15 April, Dr. Saioa Ramos and Maite Cidad, researchers from AZTI's Efficient and Sustainable Processes Department and Victoria Litsi and Dr. Manolis Tsapakis from HCMR, took part in a workshop where they explained how the AQUAPEF tool could help companies to reduce their environmental impact. The workshop took place within the framework of the Aquaculture Congress 2022 organised in Athens by AMBIO. A successful workshop was held with the main stakeholders of Greek aquaculture. [...]

May 5th, 2022|0 Comments

The AQUAPEF tool will be presented at the International Aquaculture Congress in Athens on 16th April. Dr. Saioa Ramos and Maite Cidad, researchers in efficient and sustainable processes department at AZTI, will be in charge of the workshop where attendees will have the opportunity to learn how the AQUAPEF tool can promote the reduction of the environmental impact of companies in the aquaculture sector. AQUAPEF tool calculates the environmental impact of aquaculture products in accordance [...]

March 29th, 2022|0 Comments

The AZTI technology centre is coordinating the AQUAPEF project, an initiative seeking to develop a solution to calculate and verify the environmental impact of aquaculture The tool developed in the scope of the project also enables identification of the impact’s causes and origins, so that decision-making based on environmental criteria becomes easier Most commercially fished species are nowadays highly or overly exploited. Aquaculture can be a key option for mitigating this situation, as it allows [...]

March 9th, 2022|0 Comments

Fish farming is the world's fastest growing food producing sector employing thousands of people in many countries and generating billions in revenue for local economies. One of the major challenges in the industry is to maintain the economic growth rates by ensuring the sustainability of the production by reducing the environmental footprint of the production. Skironis Aquaculture is focusing its efforts on the regulation and optimization of the fish feed supply. The fish feed as [...]

December 12th, 2021|0 Comments

Forkys Aquacultures SA uses an automatic feeding system to reduce the waste of feed during feeding process. The automatic feeding system can control the amount of feed and the ratio that the feed delivered to fish. You can see all the details about the use of the automatic feeder in aquaculture in this video:  

December 9th, 2021|0 Comments


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