Having enjoyed the support of MSD Animal Health as its only Premium sponsor for some years, the European Aquaculture Society (EAS) is pleased to announce that SINTEF Aquaculture and Fisheries will become its second Premium Sponsor from July 1, 2012.
While EAS actively targets sponsors for its annual Aquaculture Europe event, the Premium Sponsors show their support of the society ‘as a whole’ – and specifically of its objectives – with a financial contribution that allows EAS to offer reduced membership fees for young persons and for those working in relatively low income countries.
The President of SINTEF Fisheries and Aquaculture, Karl Almås, (picture) is pleased to show SINTEF’s support for EAS. “Collaboration and participation in EAS is important to us in SINTEF as it is an industrial organization with a strong research focus which is vital to us and our research partners in EU. This sponsorship makes clear our commitment and we look forward to strengthening our work in EAS through this agreement”, says Almås.
The EAS President Elect (becoming President in September), Kjell Maroni is also pleased to have a second Premium Sponsor, especially one from Norway. “It is very good to have a technology oriented research institute as SINTEF from Norway on board as a Premium sponsor. EAS need the contribution from Premium sponsors as an important basis for the economy in addition to normal members”, he said. “Premium sponsors are also important to make EAS more known in the aquaculture industry in Europe” he added.
As Premium sponsors, SINTEF will be promoted through the EAS web site and its publications, but also at the AQUA 2012 (September 1-5 in Prague) and AE2013 (August 9-12 in Trondheim).