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Members of the Islandap consortium of ECOAQUA - IU attend to the Circular Economy and Technological Innovation Summit in Madrid

12/07/2018.- The director of the Nutrition Division of the The University Institute of Aquaculture and Sustainable Marine Ecosystems (IUECOAQUA), Lidia Robaina, as spokesperson for Islandap Project, participated last Friday, July 6 in the Circular Economy and Technological Innovation Summit, held in Madrid, after being selected as one of the 300 social representatives of Spain in the field of research and innovation.

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ECOAQUA at SIBIC 2018 (Portugal): Population growth on Earth requires the search for new sources of Omega-3s

18/06/2018.- The production of new sources of long-chain polyunsaturated Omega-3s, the well-known EPA and DHA, will help to make population growth on Earth, a planet with increasingly depleted resources, sustainable. This was the theme of the exhibition last Thursday, 14 June, of the ECOAQUA Aquaculture Research Group at the VII Congress of the Iberian Society of Ichthyology (SIBIC 2018), in the Portuguese city of Faro, where Marisol Izquierdo, representing this institute of the University of Las Palmas de Gran Canaria, spoke of the benefits of consuming these fatty acids.

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LIFE BAQUA will try to improve the quality of fish feed through the banana thallus

  • by admin - Mon, 11/27/2017 - 00:05

2/8/2017.- The LIFE BAQUA project, "Solutions through the new use for a waste of banana crop to develop products in aquaculture and plastics sector" (LIFE15 ENV/ES/000), which belongs to the subprogramme of Environment and Climate Action of the LIFE Program of the European Union, has as main objective to establish a new model of circular economy for the use of waste generated by the cultivation of plantain, specifically the pseudostem of the plant, talo or rolo.

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The Active Women's Association for the Society discusses the rental of holiday homes

  • by admin - Mon, 11/27/2017 - 00:04

28/7/2017.- The Literary Cabinet hosted last Tuesday the debate `Reflections on holiday rentals', organized by the Association of Active Women for Society (MAS). The event was attended by the Deputy Minister of Tourism of the Canary Islands Government, Cristobal de la Rosa Croissier, the author of the book Collaborative Economy, Jacques Bulchand, the Urbanism Professor Eduardo Cáceres, the tourism law researcher Inmaculada González, the President of the FEHT Las Palmas, José Mª Mañaricua and Javier Valentín (ASCAV).

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The GIA starts a project to search for genetic improvement of white shrimp

  • by admin - Sun, 11/26/2017 - 23:59

20/7/2017.- The University of Las Palmas of Gran Canaria (ULPGC) has agreed for 1.010.000 euros the transfer of innovative technology of genetic improvement for shrimp farming to the Ecuadorian company Biogemar SA The project, called MacMICOd.1, is led by the Aquaculture Research Group (GIA) of the IU-ECOAQUA and the ultimate goal is to improve the production of white prawns in terms of quality, growth and robustness.

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Firma del convenio de colaboración entre BIOGEMAR S.A y la ULPGC

  • by admin - Sun, 11/26/2017 - 23:51

7/7/2017.- The Rector of the University of Las Palmas de Gran Canaria (ULPGC), Rafael Robaina, and the Ecuadorian company Biotecnología y Genetica Marina SA (BIOGEMAR SA) have signed today an Agreement on Technological Development and Knowledge Transfer. The project, carried out by the Aquaculture Research Group (GIA) of the IU-ECOAQUA, is a proposal for the implementation of genetic improvement (GPI) in the production processes of the company.

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