According to BioMarine ™ founder and Chairman Pierre Erwes, “The rapid growth of our industry is principally based on entrepreneurs and innovative small and medium-sized enterprises that strive to advance research and innovation in the world of bio marine resources, shipping, marine renewable energy and maritime. These firms are the seedbed of our development and it is crucial to support them and help them develop.”
To align with the selected themes of BioMarine 2013, innovators in the following bio-marine sector categories can apply to showcase their ideas:
Marine natural products
Innovative technology, research application or material derived from sea water, marine bacteria, algae, micro algae, macro algae, seaweeds, or fish by-products.
Aquaculture and aquafeed
Innovative technology or research application related to the health, nutrition, production, breeding and selection of fish, shellfish and molluscs.
Innovative technology or research application related to marine environment, clean technology, healthcare, drug development, personal care, etc.
Proposals must involve discrete research and development projects at early or late stage research and identify the challenges or opportunities addressed; have the potential for commercialization;
Any institution, non-profit organization or private sector company can apply.
Participants do not have to register for the BioMarine™ 2013 convention to apply unless they are selected to present during the Innovation Forum. More information is available at www.biomarine.org. Applications can be submitted online or directed to biomarine2013@
The BioMarine™ convention’s strong track record in attracting the bio resource industry sector’s top executives and investors in events since 2008 helps to accelerate business opportunities between participating small and medium-sized enterprises and larger corporations. The convention’s mission is to champion expansion of marine bio- resources industry sectors.
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