SIG Seaweed 7 Conference in Trondheim

SIG Seaweed 7 Conference in Trondheim

SIG Seaweed 7 Conference in Trondheim

Welcome to the 7th SIG Seaweed Conference in Trondheim 15.-16. November 2022.

Radisson Blu Royal Garden Hotel Trondheim
Kjøpmannsgata 73, 7010 Trondheim, Norway
15/11/2022 - 10:00 Add to calendar
16/11/2022 - 13:00
Registration deadline
14/11/2022 - 23:00

SINTEF Ocean is happy to invite you to the 7th SIG Seaweed Conference in Trondheim! The conference is arranged in close collaboration with the Seaweed Biorefinery Platform Norway, coordinated by NTNU and with SINTEF, NMBU, Nofima and Møreforsking as partners.

Information and program can be found here and most presentations from the conference can be found below:

Seaweed and climate impacts – a systems perspective and comparison with other foods by Jean-Baptiste Thomas, KTH Royal Institute of Technology, Sweden

A UN hosted seaweed coalition to enable collaboration in a highly fragmented but promising sector by Vincent Doumeizel, United Nations Global Compact, France

Towards selective breeding of sugar kelp by Åshild Ergon, NMBU

The Seaweed Biorefinery Platform in Norway (SBP-N) by Finn Aachmann, NTNU

Enzymatic fucoidan extraction from brown seaweeds by Nanna Rhein-Knudsen, NMBU

The market is demanding kelp – dozens of products under development by Dagbjørn Skipnes, Nofima

Seaweed based bioplastic by Øystein Arlov, SINTEF Industry

MacroSystems: challenges and opportunities of offshore Giant kelp Cultivation in California by Eliza Harrison, Ocean Rainforest, USA

Production and market update from Seaweed Solutions by Maren Sæther, Seaweed Solution

Status Ocean Forest – where are we and in which direction are we moving? by Harald Sveier, Ocean Forest

Sharing experiences on seaweed cultivation tests on the North Sea, offshore by Iris Menger, North Sea Farmers, The Netherlands

An overview of the Norwegian Seaweed Industry and how the Norwegian Seaweed Association works by Marit Gjerstad, Norwegian Seaweed Association

Nutritious and safe kelp ingredients to the food industry – insights from the SusKelpFood project by Pierrick Stevant, Møreforskning

Challenges of converting seaweed to paint and dresses by Jaap Van Hal, TNO, The Netherlands

Foods of Norway – seaweed as a feed resource by Margareth Øverland, NMBU

Dualistic approach - characterizing the fucoidan modifying enzymes while solving the structure of fucoidans by Maren Oftebro, NTNU

Sealoop: scaling the seaweed cultivation cycle by next generation offshore rigs, mechanisation, remote control and ERP tools by Job Schipper, SWD Connectors, The Netherlands

Funding opportunities at the Research Council of Norway by Inderjit Singh Marjara, Research Council of Norway

On behalf of SIG Seaweed and the Norwegian Seaweed Biorefinery Platform

Jorunn Skjermo, Silje Forbord, Tom Ståle Nordtvedt, Øystein Arlov (SINTEF) and Finn Aachmann (NTNU)

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