WG AQUA

WG AQUA



WG AQUA is a permanent Working Group of EFARO that focuses on Aquaculture Issues. EFARO is member of EATiP and WG AQUA represents EFARO at EATiP.


In 2020, the WG AQUA is working on the living document 'Aquaculture 2020 and beyond' focusing on regional and national recommendations for Aquaculture research per European country. Together an analysis will be done to determine which similarities and differences can be identified between countries on Aquaculture research recommendations.


A first version of the living document 'Aquaculture 2020 and beyond' will be published on this page soon.


The current WG AQUA consists of the following members:


Anders Kiesling (WG Chair, SLU)


Arjan Palstra (WUR)

Emmanuelle Roque (IFREMER)

Hilde Toften (NOFIMA)

Jouni Vielma (LUKE)

Karin Kroon Boxaspen (MI)

Leire Arantzamendi (AZTI)

Pedro Pousão (IPMA)

Ruta Medne (BIOR)

Stefan Reiser (TI)

Ulfert Focken (TI)

Geert Wiegertjes (WUR)

Giovanna Marino (ISPRA)

Montserrat Pérez Rodriguez (IEO)


For further information, please contact efaro@wur.nl.



EFARO on innovations in Marine Data collection and consequences for advice and management. See a short video here.


EFARO on challenges facing the blue bioeconomy. EFARO's President and Executive secretary spoke to The Innovation Platform about some of the challenges facing the blue bioeconomy. Interested in this interview? See here.


EFARO Seminar 2020 cancelled. Due to the rapid developments surrounding the CORONA Pandemic, the decision has been made to cancel the EFARO Seminar 2020 on 27th May, Brussels.

For further information, please contact efaro@wur.nl.


Curious about EFARO's recommendations on research & innovation gaps and needs beyond Horizon 2020?

See here.


EFARO Seminar: Ensuring the sustainable use of our Seas. Linking the Ecosystem Approach with the quest for a Sustainable Blue Economy.

15 May 2019

Brussels, Belgium


Missed the EFARO Seminar on the 15th of May?


Click here for an impression of the day and the main conclusions.