Seaweed Highlights

Introducing: Seas the Opportunity

14/10/2022 - We are the founders of Seas The Opportunity: Fiona Trappe of North Wales, with its glorious Irish Sea coast, who has British and Irish nationality with a background in the pharmaceutical industry and enterprise development; and Charles Blair, who currently resides in the not so glorious post-industrial city of Manchester, a British-Aussie, with decades of international tourism development experience worldwide.

Seaweed processing pilot

14/10/2022 - In response to a number of questions from within the seaweed community, NSF has initiated a seaweed processing pilot.

Introducing: SeaweedTech

10/10/2022 - SeaweedTech (SWT) is a Dutch start-up since 2020 that aims to cultivate seaweed indoor in land-based tanks. We believe in indoor local production of seaweeds which enables us to fully control cultivation.

Zoute Teelten in Yerseke 

28/09/2022 - At the beginning of October, we will go to Yerseke to visit the new logistics center of the Dutch Seaweed Group (DSG). DSG is setting up this center for the processing of sea vegetables as part of the “Zoute Teelten” project. Learn more about the project and the projectpartners here.

Vacature: Communicatie Talent

19/07/2022 - Wil jij een sleutelrol spelen in de ontwikkeling van deze innovatieve sector? Voel jij de passie om te communiceren over de positieve effecten en eindeloze mogelijkheden van zeewier? Voel je je op je best als je in contact komt met allerlei soorten stakeholders? Om hen te activeren, samenwerkingen te ondersteunen en de zeewiersector vooruit te stuwen? Dan is dit je kans!

We are hiring! Looking for a Communication Pro!

14/07/2022 - Does communicating about the positive impacts and endless possibilities of seaweed bring a spark to your eyes? Do you thrive when engaging with all kinds of stakeholders? To activate them, support collaborations and push the seaweed sector forward? Then this is your chance!

Reflection of our Community Event 6th of July

14/07/2022 - Inspiring speakers, enthusiastic members and guests, an innovative venue and delicious seaweed snacks. The North Sea Farmers’ members/invite-only Community Event, powered by ValgOrize, at BlueCity in Rotterdam had it all

Avoid blue washing by setting norms in the seaweed sector, UN Conference recommends

04/07/2022 - Last week, the UN Ocean Summit was held in Lisbon. As a follow up of the Climate Change COP held in Glasgow last year seaweed was put higher on the agenda than ever. Cultivation of seaweed across the planet is booming, more and more countries discover the potential of seaweed as nature-based solution for Climate Change.

The first North Sea Farmers’ Innovation Award granted at Seagriculture 2022

04/07/2022 - The eleventh edition of Seagriculture EU took place on the 29-30 June in Bremerhaven, organized by DLG Benelux. After two years online, it was the first time since 2019 that people could meet in person once again at the International Seaweed conference. North Sea Farmers was very pleased to support the Innovation Award.

Introducing: Lobster Robotics

29/06/2022 - We at Lobster Robotics are a startup built by TU Delft engineers offering environmental monitoring services to provide insights into the growth of seaweed and the condition of your valuable infrastructure.