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Meet our North Sea Farmer NoordOogst Aquaponics

15/03/2021 - Meet NoordOogst Aquaponics: a small scale company, based in Groningen, that wants to make a contribution to the sustainable solution of food issues in a creative, innovative way. We are happy to introduce this proud North Sea Farmer to you!

Vacancy: Manager North Sea Farmers

10/03/2021 - Do you want to be part of the solution? Then join us in building a sustainable seaweed sector and become our new manager.

Seaweed market study shows: European demand for seaweed exceeds production

04/03/2021 - We had a market study and consumer research conducted by Mountainview Research. It illustrates the ambitions of a large group of businesses when it comes to seaweed.

A warm welcome to De Wolven

22/02/2021 - We would like to welcome our newest North Sea Farmer to the community: De Wolven. De Wolven is a PR and communication agency based in Amsterdam. 

World first: Combining offshore seaweed and solar energy production

03/12/2020 - We are very proud to tell you that we have world’s first offshore seaweed and solar energy production combined in our Offshore Test Site. Projects as these are important steps towards multi-use seaweed farms in the North Sea.

Educate to protect our Ocean

30/11/2020 - Dos started his sea-advocacy with showcasing his beautiful pictures he took during diving. But as time passed, the changes taking place in our ocean required a different approach: "What if you can show the beauty of the ocean, and educate individuals how to live in a way which is positive for the ocean and our planet?" The Sea First Foundation was born. With the credo Educate to Protect, Sea First gives you practical solutions for a healthier ocean.

Bio4safe – important steps towards offshore seaweed cultivation

25/11/2020 - As you might have heard during our online Community Event last month, we have been working in the Interreg project Bio4safe: using seaweed biostimulants to reduce water and fertilizer inputs in agri- and horticulture. Read here what this means for our ambitions to implement large scale seaweed cultivation in the North Sea.

Internship: systems engineer for seaweed cultivation – starting in january 2021

19/11/2020 - Do you get excited about technical aspects of seaweed cultivation and aquaculture? Do you have a passion for sustainability, innovation and technology? Are you committed to realize positive climate impact with seaweed? Then this internship might be perfect for you!

Internship: communication hero - starting in january 2021

19/11/2020 - Do you get excited about seaweed, communication and events? Do you have a passion for sustainability and innovation? Are you committed to realize positive climate impact with seaweed? Then this internship might be perfect for you!

Royal Dirkzwager teams up with North Sea Farmers on our Offshore Test Site

12/11/2020 - Our Offshore Test Site, located 12km off the shore from Scheveningen, is a location dedicated to test all types of innovative ideas in offshore conditions. As you can imagine the Offshore Test Site is a valuable location, not only for gathering knowledge, but also in the sense of material being placed within the test area. This is why North Sea Farmers is happy to have found a partner for making sure that the test site remains a safe area for our pilots: Royal Dirkzwager.