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Australia Track

The 2018-19 Australia track of Fish 2.0 aims to grow the value of sustainable seafood, create regional and international connections among enterprises at all stages of development, and present a range of attractive opportunities to interested investors.

The track is open to all Australian seafood ventures who are seeking investment, trade or other business partnerships, or who wish to connect with Fish 2.0’s regional and global networks of seafood businesses, investors and industry leaders and experts. 

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ELIGIBILITY - Who can participate in the Australia track?

The 2018­­-19 Fish 2.0 Australia track will be open to all seafood-related ventures across Australia including, but not limited to, those who are working on innovations in the following areas:  

  • Aquaculture production and technologies, including new fish feeds and disease control
  • Changing and improving seafood supply chains
  • New seafood products for consumers
  • Sustainable packaging and logistics, and reducing waste in seafood supply chains
  • Traceability and transparency
  • Wild capture fisheries and technologies supporting sustainability or fisher safety
  • Algae and pearl farming

If you are an Australian venture and are unsure of your eligibility, please email us at This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it. with your query. We love questions!

Interested in Investing in Sustainable Seafood Ventures?

Investors and industry experts gain from participating in Fish 2.0: you will get early insights into sustainable seafood trends and opportunities, gain access to companies that are ready for investment, and meet co-investors who are interested in the seafood sector. If you are an industry expert or an investor interested in participating in Fish 2.0, please sign up here:


EVENTS: Upcoming Australia Events

The Australia track will launch with an in-person workshop for entrepreneurs and an investor-networking event in October 2018. During the workshop, business leaders will participate in a series of challenging, fun and interactive processes to refine their venture strategies and ideas, improve their business models, and learn how to effectively approach and present to investors.


Fish 2.0 Australia – Workshop and Investor Reception
Australia (Likely Brisbane or Sydney – To be confirmed)
Date and venue to be confirmed (estimated for early October 2018)

This 2-day event will provide all participants with a chance to make connections with other seafood ventures and investors, offer input to improve your presentation to investors and prospective partners, and advice on how to integrate sustainability with profitability into your strategies.

The event will include a reception for interested investors, industry leaders and other seafood experts to meet with the participants and learn more about innovation and opportunities to grow seafood ventures in the Australia region.

Interested in attending?

Our events are free of charge but you must apply to be invited to attend.  Space is limited. 

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ONLINE COMPETITION - how it works and when it starts

Workshop participants—as well as all other qualifying Australian seafood ventures—will be invited to apply for the 2018-19 online competition – immediately following the workshop.  Workshop attendance is not a requirement of participation, but highly recommended and fun!

The part of the competition is online only, requiring no travel and no fees. All participants receive invaluable feedback from investors and sustainability advisors on how to refine their business models, practices, and prospects for investment. The top-scoring ventures will be invited to present live to investors at events in Australia and in the U.S. There is no cost for ventures to participate.

  • All Australian seafood ventures meeting the eligibility criteria listed above are invited to participate.
  • You do not have to attend an in-person workshop to enter the online competition, though the training can help you to compete more effectively in the online events.
  • Participation is free for all eligible seafood ventures.
  • Key dates for the Australian track will be announced soon.

Click here to learn more about the online competition, and what you can gain from it.



The Australia track is made possible thanks to the support of:

The Fisheries Research and Development Corporation through investing in knowledge, innovation, and marketing aims to increase economic, social and environmental benefits for Australian fishing and aquaculture, and the wider community

We are currently seeking co-sponsors to join FRDC 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 Australian sustainable seafood.

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