U.S. aquaculture

U.S. Aquaculture Track

Join us for Fish 2.0's U.S. Aquaculture track if you are a seafood business interested in growing by meeting investors and new partners, or an investor or industry leader interested in the latest innovations in seafood.

  • Participate in the upcoming Gulf Coast or Seatlle events. See details below
  • Apply now to the online Readiness Assessment process. Sign up below.
  • ELIGIBILITY (Click for details)

    1. All U.S. based aquaculture and aquaculture-related seafood businesses are eligible – from all 50 states.

    2. Start-up, early stage, and established businesses may participate.

    3. Ventures must be revenue generating or expect to be revenue generating. They should be seeking either investment or business/industry partnerships, not grant funding.

    4. Businesses may be involved in any aspect of sustainable aquaculture in the United States including, but not limited to:

    • Finfish or shellfish production and related supply chains and technologies.
    • Algae production and related supply chains and technologies.
    • Aquaponics production and related supply chains and technologies.
    • Offshore, nearshore or land-based aquaculture.
    • Fish feeds that remove pressure from wild fisheries.
    • Disease management and control.
    • Reduction of waste in aquaculture.
    • Other innovations that will grow sustainable aquaculture in the U.S.

Workshops and Pitch Sessions: Gulf Coast and Seattle.

We are holding 3 US Aquaculture workshops and pitch sessions in Baltimore, Ocean Springs, and Seattle. Join us for one of these if you are a:

  • U.S. Aquaculture business interested in growing and creating new business relationships with seafood experts, government leaders and investors.
  • Investor, Government, or Industry expert interested in learning more about U.S aquaculture innovation.

Events are free of charge but you must register. Space is limited and priority at each event is offered to businesses from the region. Businesses who missed the Baltimore event are welcome to apply to the upcoming ones.

View a typical agenda for these workshop and investor events.

Get details and register now:

 


 

Online "Readiness Assessment"

Please note that you do not need to attend a workshop/event to do the online Readiness Assessment.

If you plan on attending a workshop, we suggest you wait to do the online Readiness Assessment process afterwards.


Learn more about the aquaculture sector

Growth and Value in Aquaculture
Aquaculture technology opportunities
Aquaculture Disease Management Investor Insight
 

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SPONSORS

The U.S. Aquaculture track is made possible thanks to the support of:

noaa
NOAA Fisheries is responsible for the stewardship of the nation's ocean resources and their habitat. The agency provides vital services including: productive and sustainable fisheries, safe sources of seafood, the recovery and conservation of protected resources, and healthy ecosystems—all backed by sound science and an ecosystem-based approach to management. Learn more on our sponsor page.

We invite co-sponsors to join NOAA in support of this track and its events. Please This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it. to discuss this opportunity to help shape the sustainable seafood sector.


Local Partners

IMET
The mission of IMET is to develop innovative approaches to protect and restore coastal marine systems and their watersheds, sustainably use resources in ways to benefit human well-being, and to integrate research excellence with education, training and economic development. Learn more here.
Sea Grant MD
Maryland Sea Grant is part of a network of 33 Sea Grant College programs based at land-grant universities in all the U.S. coastal and Great Lakes states. Learn more about their work on aquaculture here.
University of Southern Mississippi
The Thad Cochran Marine Aquaculture Center, an advanced research unit housed within the School of Ocean Science and Engineering at The University of Southern Mississippi, focuses on research for advancing sustainable aquaculture on land and in coastal and marine environments. Learn more about USM aquaculturehere.
Sea Grant MS-AL
Mississippi-Alabama Sea Grant is part of a network of 33 Sea Grant College programs based at land-grant universities in all the U.S. coastal and Great Lakes states. Learn more about their work on fisheries and aquaculture here.

 

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