MARIGREEN webinar series 2024

On behalf of the BlueBio project MARIGREEN, we would like to invite you to the 2024 webinar series related to valorising residual materials from the blue sector for application in agriculture.

There will be three webinars in the spring of 2024:

Wednesday Feb 28, 2024 10-11:30 CET: Composting blue residual materials for valorisation (biostimulants, fertilisers)

Wednesday March 20, 2024 10-11:30 CET: Blue materials for fertilization.

Program for webinar 2, Blue materials for fertilization (March 20, 2024).

10:00-10:05 Opening remarks, webinar chaired by Anne-Kristin Løes, NORSØK, MariGreen (BlueBio).

10:05-10:25 Philip James, Nofima, InEVAl project (Blue Bio) + Restore Macroalgae forests (RCN): Use of sea urchin biomass as an agricultural biostimulant.  

10:25-10:50 Åsgeir Almås, Norwegian University of Life Sciences, SeaSoil (Blue Bio): Heavy metals – soil concentrations and plant uptake with high applications of seaweed to agricultural crops.

10:50-11:10 Ailin Moloșag, Univ. of Agronomic Sciences and Veterinary Medicine of Bucharest, MariGreen (BlueBio): Utilization of fishbone and seaweed residues in growth trials with strawberry.

11:10-11:25 Sigbjørn Landazuri Tveteraas, NORCE, MariGreen (BlueBio): The emergence of a European market for organic fertilizers: Opportunities for the blue sector.

11:25-11:30 Concluding remarks.

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Wednesday April 10, 2024 10-11:30 CET: Applying lignocellulose for filtering outlet water from recycling aquaculture plants (RAS)

Preliminary program for webinar 3:

Wednesday April 10, 2024 10-11:30 CET: Materials from aquaculture for fertilization. Link will come later.

Chaired by Julie Hansen, Technical University of Denmark (DTU), MariGreen (BlueBio).

Bente Føreid/Eva Brod, Norwegian Institute for Bioeconomy Research, Sea2Land project (Horizon2020): Fish sludge from aquaculture – overview of fertiliser application trials.

Carlos Letelier-Gordo, DTU, MariGreen (BlueBio): Application of lignocellulose as filtration material in recycling aquaculture systems (RAS).

Joshua Cabell, NORSØK, MariGreen (BlueBio): Treatment of RAS-lignocellulose by composting.

If you wish to present at any of the webinars, please express your interest in Webinar 1, 2 and/or 3 by e-mail to before February 15, 2024 for webinar 1; March 1, 2024 for Webinar 2 and April 1, 2024 for Webinar 3. In the e-mail, give your proposed title, and affiliation, including which project you want to present.

You find all information about the event in the invitation. Please further the invitation to your project partners or colleagues who are interested in the topic.

We hope you will enjoy it!