Tuesday, May 1, 2018

02/05/2018: Innovation Awards 2018 open for entries

Kisaco Research are looking for twelve of the most exciting emerging companies in aquaculture to pitch their novel technologies to an audience of investors and strategic partners as part of this year’s Aquaculture Innovation Awards.

Celebrating excellence, running from 11 – 12th September 2018, the Aquaculture Innovation Summit provides a unique opportunity for emerging companies within fish health, nutrition and farming to demonstrate their achievements & successes shaping the future of aquaculture.

Applications can be made online, HERE.

This year’s Selection Committee and Judging Panel will consist of a number of venture capital investors and high-profile members of industry:
• OIiver Hardcastle, Senior Advisor, Stonehaven Consulting
• Sarai Kemp, VP Business Development, Trendlines Agtech
• Tom Prins, Deal Flow Analyst, AquaSpark
• Maarten Goossens, Principle, Anterra Capital
• Björgólfur Hávardsson, R&D Director, The Seafood Innovation Cluster
• Carsten Krome, Founder, Alimentos Ventures
• Christian Rangen, Founder, X2 Labs
• James Mead, Principal, 8C Capital
• Gerard Chia, New Protein Capital
• Michael O´Neill, Wheatsheaf
• Jamie Stein, Devonian Capital
• Andrew Beebe, Managing Director, Obvious Ventures
• Alexandra Mcoran-Campbell, Partner, Impact Capital
• Anthony Bellau, Director, H.I.G. Capital
• Richard O’Gorman, Director, Rabo Food & Agri Innovation Fund

Christopher Leonard, Owner of IMBT, an emerging antibiotics company, described last year’s event as, “The opportunity for our small start-up company to present its technology and potential to the world’s biggest companies, all at one event.”

Emerging companies (with less than £10 million annual revenue) that are interested in showcasing their technologies can apply, free of charge, through a short online survey. Twelve of the best in industry will then be nominated and shortlisted by our selection committee and will present at the Aquaculture Innovation Summit on 11-12 September 2018 in London, UK, competing for investment and the Award for Innovation.

Applications close 27th June 2018.

Reduced rates to attend the event are available for emerging companies and all International Aquafeed readers are eligible for a 10 percent discount on their pass using code IAF10.

Conference pass fees will apply to showcase finalists.
Complete event information is available online, HERE

Contact Jessica Parry at jp@kisacoresearch.com for inquiries.

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