Call for application online course | Sustainable, resilient and climate friendly Blue Growth of EU Aquaculture and beyond

06 June 2022

"Sustainable, resilient and climate friendly Blue Growth of EU Aquaculture and Beyond" is the free-of-charge online course, which will be hosted by CIHEAM Bari's eLearning platform ( aiming to turn/transform results and outputs into practical knowledge to implement the innovative solution identified and developed in the framework of the Horizon 2020 "FutureEUAqua" project.

Designed by CIHEAM Bari jointly with FutureEUAcqua Partners, the course is mainly addressed to aquaculture stakeholders, innovation brokers, SMEs and policymakers, involved in deploying innovations in aquaculture, with a focus on sustainable agriculture, feed ingredients and feeding strategies, organic aquaculture, production systems, safety and quality, monitoring technologies, consumer awareness and the European regulatory framework for aquaculture.

Available from 15 June 2022, the course will last 6 weeks with 5 modules each covering 6 to 8 hours per week - organised in 3 thematic sessions.

  • Module 0: Introduction to eLearning methodology and approach (1 week)
  • Module I: Innovative feeds and feeding strategies for improving welfare & performance of fish in sustainable and organic aquaculture (2 weeks)
  • Module II: Consumer perception and preferences regarding aquaculture (1 week)
  • Module III: Regulatory framework for aquaculture in the EU, with special focus on organic aquaculture (1 week)   
  • Module IV: Recovery/ retake and final synthesis (1 week).

For course registration please complete the application form by clicking the link below:

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Training program

Deadline for registration: 20 June 2022

*About FutureEUAqua Project

FutureEuAqua is a Horizon 2020 project with 32 partners, kicked off in November 2018 and set to end in April 2023.

The overall objective of FutureEUAqua is to effectively promote the sustainable growth of climate-change resilient, environmentally friendly organic and conventional aquaculture of major fish species and low trophic level organisms in Europe, to meet future challenges with respect to the growing consumer demand for high quality, nutritious and responsibly produced food.

FutureEUAqua addressed these aspects and can bring future EU aquaculture to this end by promoting innovations in the whole value chain, including:

  • Sustainable breeding: Assessing, validating and demonstrating the level of the ability of the current breeding programs, breeding goals and methodologies.
  • Ingredients & feed: Ensuring sustainable and resilient production by focusing on high fish performance, health and product quality.
  • Production systems: Documenting tailor-made fish perform in future cost-effective production systems that function optimally.
  • Quality & Safety: Developing innovative high quality minimally processed fish products and related packaging conditions, in order to valorise aquaculture raw materials.
  • Monitoring technologies: Monitoring the impact of housing environments and innovative diets on the fish health and welfare.
  • Consumer awareness: Improving consumer awareness, perception and acceptance of European aquaculture products and methods.

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