The GRASS project conference will gather experts, from the Baltic Sea and beyond, with knowledge, initiatives, stories and practices. The aim to place seaweed in the heart of the Baltic Sea Region, to raise awareness, also among public authorities, on the arising benefits and opportunities of macroalgae and pave the way for future innovation and product development. The conference will give voice to the triple helix of innovation - industry, academia and government. All participants will be given an active role to discuss freely:
State of play
and prospects of macroalgae production and use in the BSR
Benefits, risks, opportunities
and barriers in innovation, production and product development
How to bridge
supply and demand
for marketing algae products: Understanding the industry needs to upscale production
The role of algae in contributing to EUs contribution to
: nutrient recycling, GHG emission uptake, biodiversity
to stimulate the Baltic algae sector
from other European regions more advanced in large scale production
with the European wide ‘Algae’ initiatives
: a problem or a resource?
What comes AFTER GRASS – how to continue work as the
SUBMARINER Algae working group
The event is scheduled for 9:30 - 14:00 CET on both days.
Session 1: State of Play: Market Pull for Macroalgae in the BSR
Session 2: State of Play: Barriers to Macroalgae Production in the BSR
Session 3: Environmental benefits, risks & opportunities
Session 4: Beach-cast: Problem or Resource?
Round-up: Input for Position Paper and Launch of Working Group
For more information, please contact Efthalia Arvaniti: firstname.lastname@example.org or email@example.com