Venice, Italy

Ecological Transition in Aquaculture

online course
when 30 August 2021 - 3 September 2021
language English
duration 1 week

GAIN – Green Aquaculture Intensification in Europe (May 2018 October 2021) is an EU Horizon 2020 Project which aims at supporting the ecological intensification of aquaculture in the European Union (EU) and the European Economic Area (EEA).

The GAIN Summer School will provide key concepts and tools concerning: precision aquaculture, circular economy, sustainability assessment, policies and markets. Students will get an up-to-date knowledge of key ideas in these areas and then will be led through the GAIN innovations, thus discovering how the main challenges in aquaculture field can be dealt with by adopting the GAIN approach to the ecological intensification of this sector.

Talks delivered by GAIN experts will be complemented by contributions from other EU projects, focused on aquaculture ecological transition, and worldwide recognized authorities. Students will be engaged in demonstration sessions, using virtual tools, e.g., mentimeter, and encouraged to interact within focus group.

Course leader

Prof. Roberto Pastres

Target group

The course is aimed at master students, young graduates, PhD candidates, Post doc and operators interested in innovation.
The School will admit up to 40 students.

Course aim

At the end of the summer school, students can expect to have acquired a state of-the-art knowledge of the main challenges facing the aquaculture sectors and solutions offered by the GAIN approach to ecological intensification. They will also get an overview of ideas&tools which are going to play a major role in the ecological transition of this sector.

Fee info

EUR 0: Free