From 5 to 7 October, the European Commission, the French Government, and the Global Seaweed Coalition will host the first-ever EU Algae Awareness SummitEN••• in Paris, with the support of the Oceanographic Institute, Prince Albert I of Monaco Foundation.
The summit will kick off a process of raising awareness among EU Member States’ administrations and the public about the various benefits that algae cultivation can bring to national and regional economies, to people, and to the regeneration of our Ocean.
The objectives are to
- increase the social awareness of algae and algae-based products
- boost demand for them
- spur the development of the EU algae sector.
From 5 to 6 October, the Maison de l’Océan in Paris, a facility of the Oceanographic Institute, will be home to the algae community. EU public sector representatives will be inspired by algae entrepreneurs, SMEs, start-ups, researchers, and academics. The two days will offer High-Level Panel Conversations, participatory group discussions, and an exhibition area showcasing innovative projects.