Conceição Luís

Thursday, 20th February | 14.00 – 15.30
Sala Del Pesce

Co-Founder, CEO and R&D Director, SPAROS Lda

Luís Conceição is co-founder, CEO and R&D director at SPAROS Lda, a research-driven company developing innovative solutions for fish nutrition. He obtained his MSc in Aquatic Sciences at ICBAS/Porto University (Portugal), MSc in Aquaculture and PhD in fish nutrition both at Wageningen University (The Netherlands). He held positions as post-doc at SINTEF Aquaculture (Trondheim, Norway) and CCMAR / University of Algarve (Faro, Portugal). He has over 20 years’ experience coordinating R&D projects and PhD students in sustainable aquaculture and fish nutrition. He also participates in R&D and training projects involving fish nutrition in Norway, Spain, Vietnam, Brazil and Denmark.

Company profile:
SPAROS is a science and technology company that provides R&D services to companies within aquafeed industry, and develops new products and nutritional solutions for the aquaculture market. Committed to the sustainable growth of the aquaculture sector, SPAROS fosters the transfer of scientific knowledge and expertise on fish and shrimp nutrition among feed producers, fish farmers, and manufactures of novel ingredients and feed additives.

Session: GREEN DEAL & BLUE GROWTH

Sustainability and circular economy in seafood farming

Speech sponsor: FEEDNETICSTM – a prediction tool for fish farmers and aquafeed formulators