PLOCAN participates in the seminar of the AquaHub Offshore project “Integration of offshore aquaculture in the Canary Islands”

By April 22, 2021 News

The CEO of PLOCAN, José Joaquín Hernández Brito will participate in the online seminar of the AquaHub Offshore project “Practical case of integration of offshore aquaculture in the Canary Islands”, in the session “Synergies: offshore aquaculture and renewable energies.”

The event is organized by the AquaHub Offshore project promoted by the AQUAHUB Network. It is co-organised by Cetecima, RedCIDE and the Government of the Canary Islands and with the collaboration of the Biodiversity Foundation of MITECO.

The objective of the seminar, which will take place online on May 7, 2021 from 11:00 a.m. to 13:00 p.m. (CET), is to present a practical case of regional cross-sectional integration, where the different aspects that affect the development of offshore aquaculture with application in a Spanish region such as the Canary Islands will be presented, bringing together representatives of most of the parties involved (Administration, producers, Research Centres, Marine Protected Area managers, NGOs, etc.).

The attendees must register by sending an email indicating their name and organization to garazi@apromar.es

The seminar is framed within the activities of the AquaHub Offshore project, developed by the work Network to promote the development of Spanish marine aquaculture in the Blue Growth environment (AQUAHUB Network) and presented to the 2020 call of the Pleamar Program of the Biodiversity Foundation of the Ministry for the Ecological Transition and the Demographic Challenge and co-financed with FEMP Funds.

The AquaHub Offshore project has among its main objectives to improve the positioning of the Spanish aquaculture sector within the European Blue Growth strategy through the promotion of offshore aquaculture, to promote the creation of research and innovation programs and applied training that enhance the development of offshore aquaculture, and to improve knowledge management, transfer of R+D+i results and offshore aquaculture networking.

More information about the event here.