Transversal | 4th Meeting Algae Vertical

The 4th Plenary Meeting of the Mobilising and Green Agendas for Business Innovation was held at the University of Aveiro, bringing together all the co-promoters of the Algae Vertical Project. The event was attended by the Mayor of Aveiro and the President of the CCDR Centre his initiative served as a platform for presenting the results and progress of the projects underway as part of the Recovery and Resilience Plan (PRR). During the event, Miguel Marques, Chairman of Inovamar’s Executive Board of Directors, presented the Pact for the Blue Bioeconomy and its results, while the Chairman of the Board of Directors of Necton, the project leader, discussed the general results and work carried out.


2º Simpósio Internacional de Estagiários em Agro-alimentação, Nutrição e SaúdeSP2 | 2nd International Trainee Symposium in Agri-Food, Nutrition and Health: A Resounding Success

The International Symposium for Trainees in Agri-Food, Nutrition and Health was held at the Richardson Centre for Food Technology and Research at the University of Manitoba from 25 to 26 January 2024. This event was organised in collaboration by the University of Manitoba’s Department of Food and Human Nutritional Sciences (FHNS) and the Canadian Centre for Agri-Food Research in Health and Medicine (CCARM). Researcher Joana Sofia, from the University of Minho, co-promoter of Algae Vertical’s SP2 sub-project, took part with a presentation entitled; ‘Hydrolysis in subcritical water for the production of gelling and bioactive algae extracts’, work carried out as part of the ongoing SP2 project.


“Biomarkers for Fish Performance and Robustness Assessment” Workshop

SPAROS, a partner in the Algae Vertical project and part of sub-project 5, organised a workshop entitled “Biomarkers for Fish Performance and Robustness Assessment” at the University of the Algarve, where pioneering methods using biomarkers to assess fish welfare and adaptability were presented. This meeting explored innovative approaches to using biomarkers to assess fish health and performance, covering crucial topics such as molecular markers, growth potential, oxidative stress, immune response and stress prediction in various conditions.


#4 Meeting Algae Vertical

#4 reunião Algae Vertical (presencial)

  • Dia 13 de Março (quarta-feira)
  • Inscrição obrigatória neste formulário
  • Universidade de Aveiro, no Anfiteatro Carlos Borrego – Departamento de Ambiente e Ordenamento, Edifício 7.  Mapa 
  • Agenda disponível aqui


Algae Vertical present at AlgaEurope 2023

Transversal | AlgaEurope 2023 – Algae Vertical Present in Praga, Czech Republic

The Algae Vertical project, represented by its sub-projects, was present at AlgaEUROPE2023. This wide-ranging event in the field of algae is a unique opportunity for learning and understanding about commercialisation and production, fostering the interaction of knowledge between more than 400 experts representing more than 45 countries The AlgaEUROPE is organized and coordinated by EABA in cooperation with DLD Benelux.

S2AQUAcoLAB present at the latest AFRAQ2023 edition

SP5 | 2AQUAcoLAB present at the latest AFRAQ2023 edition, Zambia

At the latest edition of the Aquaculture Africa Conference, S2AQUAcoLAB associate S2AQUAcoLAB gave a presentation on the benefits of functional ingredients in fish diets. The use of functional ingredients can provide numerous benefits for general health and fish performance and growth. This presentation explored the details of how these functional ingredients work, highlighting the latest research findings and their implications for the aquaculture industry.


GreenCoLab at the 12th National Meeting on Integrated Protection

SP6 | 12th National Meeting on Integrated Protection

Catarina Viana, a researcher at GreenCoLab, took part in the 12th Meeting on Integrated Protection, organised by the Escola Superior Agrária de Elvas, of the Portalegre Polytechnic Institute, on the topic of “Contribution of Integrated Protection to the SDGs”. The poster presented entitled “Biocontrol potential of microalgae in the suppression of Erysiphe pisi in Pisum sativum L.” represented subproject 6 of Algae Vertical. This work aimed to reinforce the essential role that microalgae can play in helping to achieve the Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs) of the United Nations 2030 Agenda.

CCMAR at the 2nd PT Microbiome Summit

SP1c| 2nd Microbiome PT Summit

CCMAR took part in the 2nd PT Microbiome Summit with the presence of researchers Veronica Rossetto, Támara Santos and João Varela. They presented a poster entitled ‘Isolation, co-cultivation and benefits of bacteria associated with industrially produced Chlorella vulgaris’ and a presentation entitled ‘Overview of the benefits and challenges of using microbiomes to improve industrial production,’ showing the results of the microbiome associated with microalgae culture, as well as the benefits and challenges in the algae industry. The Microbiome PT network brings together experts in genomics and metabolomics from various European institutions, including the Instituto Gulbenkian de Ciência (Portugal), ITQB NOVA (Portugal), EMBL (Germany), CAU (Germany) and UNIL (Switzerland). The overall aim is to create a robust European consortium to improve research into microbe-host symbiosis and promote this vital area of research at local and international level.

1st Annual Meeting of the Mobilizing and Green Agendas for Business Innovation

The 1st Annual Meeting of Mobilizing and Green Agendas for Business Innovation took place in Leiria, in a joint initiative between IAPMEI and ANI.
This event was attended by the Prime Minister, António Costa and the Minister of Economy and the Sea, António Costa and Silva. This initiative served as a platform for presenting the results and progress of projects currently underway, within the context of the Recovery and Resilience Plan (PRR). During the event, Miguel Marques, President of Inovamar’s executive board of directors, presented the Blue Bioecomy Pact, unveiling the first results of the Vertical Projects.

Miguel Marques’ presentation is on our YouTube channel.