8th BioMarine International Business Convention
1-3 oct 2017, Rimouski Qc, Canada View Location

Jul 11

Prediction by Tony Haymet

“Sustainable aquaculture is poised to boom in many parts of the globe. In April 2011, I had the opportunity to visit – for the first time – underutilized catfish farms near the Mississippi River. Many exciting futures were discussed, but I found myself wondering how often the ponds would be flooded. As it happened, a month later, the farms were underwater.”

Jun 25

Interview Dr Johanna Wesnigk & Meredith LLoyd Evans – Marine Biotech for health


Interview Dr Johanna Wesnigk & Meredith LLoyd Evans – Marine biotechs for health
“With Marine Genomics we can mine data, not resources. This is important, as strong points for using marine resources are the high bio- and chemical diversity in the sea, many bio-active substances are in use in the fight for survival. However, it is hard to get sufficient quantities of the resources, it’s expensive to extract them, and the harvest of commercially useful amounts is neither sustainable nor guaranteed over time”

Jun 25

Interview Jean François ROUS – Corporate Innovation Director, Sofiproteol, France

Interview Jean François ROUS – Corporate Innovation Director, Sofiproteol, France
“Sofiprotéol is the financial and industrial actor of french vegetable oil and protein industry formed in 1983 at the initiative of the French federation of oilseed and protein crop producers : the Fop, the ONIDOL and UNIP. Originally a financial establishment for the French vegetable oil and protein subsidiary, Proléa, Sofiprotéol’s investments and acquisitions have made it a major agri-food group in France today.”

Jun 14

Interview with Hilde Steineger, Pronova BioPharma Vice President of Business Development

Interview Hilde H. Steineger, Vice president business development, Pronova BioPharma Norway
The challenge for the industry, in our view, is how to increase consumer awareness and demand for both efficacy and safety.
“Aquaculture is the water platform. One of the functions of that platform is the production of Animal Protein. For that production to be efficient animals need health & nutrition. Not only in their feeds but also in their production systems directly. Novus provides the functionality of health & Nutrition strategies used throughout the value chain”