FDBusiness.com

Ireland to Host Global Accelerator Programme For Aquaculture

 Breaking News
  • Carlsberg Group Upgrades Full Year Operating Profit Outlook Carlsberg Group has delivered organic operating profit growth of 17.7% for the first half of 2019 with reported growth of 18.2% to DKr 5.17 billion (€693 million). Organic net revenue growth was 4.2% and on a reported basis net revenue rose by 6.5% to DKr32.99 (€4.42 billion). Operating margin improved by 160bp to 15.7%. Reported net [...]...
  • Diageo Forms New Rum Joint Venture Diageo and Corporación Cuba Ron, a leader in the production of premium Cuban rums, have created a joint venture – Ron Santiago. The joint venture will have exclusive global distribution rights to Santiago de Cuba, a premium Cuban heritage rum brand. Globally, premium and above rum segments are growing ahead of the category overall, with premiumisation [...]...
  • Stirring Times For US Yogurt – Innovation is Vital in a Changing Consumer Environment Over half of all U.S. consumers now buy yogurt as part of their typical grocery basket, according to a new report from Innova Market Insights, but their habits appear to be evolving. Convenience themes are becoming increasingly important, for example, with 17% of consumers naming this as a significant choice factor in 2018, which is [...]...
  • FrieslandCampina Significantly Expands its VLOG Production Due to the sharp increase in demand in Germany, FrieslandCampina is increasing the number of participating dairy farms that supply VLOG milk from 400 to more than 600. All VLOG milk produced by Dutch FrieslandCampina dairy farmers is used to make cheese for the German market. VLOG (Verband Lebensmittel Ohne Gentechnik) is a German association responsible [...]...
  • English Food Manufacturers Sign Up to Made Smarter Support A number of food manufacturing firms in the North West of England have signed up to a business-led programme which aims to use digital technology to boost growth and success. By implementing advances in data analytics, Artificial Intelligence (AI), Augmented Reality (AR), Industrial Internet of Things (IIoT), 3D-printing and robotics, firms can enhance their profitability [...]...

Ireland to Host Global Accelerator Programme For Aquaculture

Ireland to Host Global Accelerator Programme For Aquaculture
September 03
09:53 2018

BIM, Ireland’s seafood development agency, has announced its plan to support a global Accelerator Programme for Aquaculture to help position Ireland as a leader in the next phase of aquaculture innovation. The Accelerator programme, an intensive fixed-term programme aimed at up-scaling start-ups, including access to investors, workshops and mentoring, is being funded under the European Maritime and Fisheries Fund (EMFF) and will be managed by Hatch, who last month ran the world’s first Accelerator program focused on the aquaculture industry in Bergen, Norway.

Jim O’Toole, CEO of BIM, says: “Ireland has the ambition to position itself as an international leader in the global seafood industry. Start-ups are crucial to the continued development of Ireland’s aquaculture sector because of the role they play in driving new ideas and innovation.”

The three-month programme will take place in a state of the art co-working space in Cork city, offering six to eight aquaculture start-ups from around the world the opportunity to work directly with, and receive mentorship from a global team of experts from disciplines including aquaculture, technology, finance and marketing.

Wayne Murphy, COO of Hatch, speaks of how “the pace at which a start-up can make decisions or change course is multiplied on an Accelerator programme. This type of programme is often the launchpad of incredible innovation, as the start-ups receive the real support they need to develop and tap into a network of investors, commercial partners, experts and experienced entrepreneurs.”

The Accelerator programme is being launched in Cork on 18 September.

Details on how to apply can be found here

About Author

mike

mike

Related Articles

Food & Drink Business Conference & Exhibition 2016

Upcoming Events

  • September 11, 2019Packaging Innovations & Luxury Packaging London 2019
  • October 1, 2019PPMA Total Show
  • October 17, 2019Future Food-Tech
  • November 18, 2019Plastics Caps and Closures Conference 2019
AEC v1.0.4

find food jobs

The Magazine

F&D Business Preferred Suppliers

New Subscriber

Subscribe Here



Advertisements