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Sustainability in Aquaculture: Online event focused on energy and water efficiency


Members of the aquaculture community are invited to attend a free webinar covering energy and water efficiency in the aquaculture sector, to be held on 12 May 2021.


Hosted by the EU-funded EWEAS project, the webinar will be divided into two sections:

Session 1: Energy and Water Efficiency in Aquaculture (12 May 2021, 11:30-13:00 CET)

European leaders in resource-efficient and sustainable aquaculture will present their insights into best practice for the sector and an expert panel will take questions from the audience on energy and water efficiency. This session will be held in English.

Israel Muñoz, Institute of Agrifood Research and Technology, Catalunya

Reduction of water and energy usage in seafood processing

Damien Toner, An Bord Iascaigh Mhara (Ireland’s Seafood Development Agency)

Closing the circle: Sustainability and resource efficiency in an aquaculture pond system in Ireland

Maddi Badiola, Project Leader & RAS specialist Alpha Aqua A/S – HTH AquaMetrics llc

Energy usage in Recirculating Aquaculture Systems

Session 2: Launch of the EWEAS e-Learning Platform (12 May 2021, 13:30-14:30 CET)

The second part of the webinar will feature the launch and demonstration of the EWEAS e-Learning platform, a new resource designed to assist aquaculture professionals in finding efficiencies in their facilities, thereby increasing the sustainability and profitability of their systems. The e-learning platform will be open access and free to all and is supported by EU funding through the EWEAS project. Parallel sessions will run in Latvian, Spanish, Italian, Slovenian and English languages.


This event is being organised by the EU ERASMUS+ project EWEAS (Energy and Water Efficiency in the Aquaculture Sector, eweasproject.eu) and is primarily aimed at aquaculture practitioners but may also be of interest to policymakers, researchers, students and the general public. All interested parties are welcome to attend.
To register for the webinar, book tickets here (via Eventbrite) To stay updated with EWEAS project activities and outputs please sign up to our mailing list at EWEAS project (via Mailchimp).
You can also follow updates for this project on Twitter @ErasmusEWEAS

The EWEAS project (E-learning platform: Energy and Water Efficiency in the Aquaculture Sector) is funded through the Erasmus+ Programme (Grant Agreement no. 2018-1-ES01-KA202-050473). The project focuses on enhancing knowledge and competence of professionals working with water and energy issues in the aquaculture sector.

The project runs for 30 months from 2018 to 2021. The EWEAS consortium is composed of 5 partners from 5 European countries (Spain, Slovenia, Latvia, Ireland, Italy). The project is coordinated by SGS Tecnos (Spain). AquaTT is the project dissemination partner.
For more information and press queries, please contact Martin Johnson, AquaTT Project Manager