On 15-17 of March, the Norwegian Aquaculture Cluster (NAC), the East Office of Norway, and the Norwegian – Lithuanian Chamber of Commerce arranged Market Visit to Klaipeda together with partners Klaipėda ID, thank you to Diana Manko, Klaipeda University and Klaipeda Science and Technology Park thank you to Nerijus Nika.

The first visit was made to NORAS Group, fish farm near Klaipeda producing Artic Char.

Later the #workshop was organised at the Klaipeda University.

Market update about aquacultural potential in Lithuania was given by Loreta Bražinskaitė, Advisor at Fisheries Unit, Ministry of Agriculture of the Republic of Lithuania. Greta Tautaviciute from the association “Klaipeda Region” introduced to audience Klaipeda region for aquaculture and blue bioeconomy development.

A brief about cooperation between aquaculture farmers and academia was given by Nerijus Nika, Head of the Fisheries and Aquaculture Laboratory at the Klaipeda University.

In addition, company presentations were given by CEA Farm, Ofeedo, Lavango, SIRPUTIS and Žuvita.

After the #workshop the group had two on-site visits: Espersen Lietuva UAB – a world leading white fish processor. Thank you to John Erik Halnes and to the Klaipeda Free Economic Zone, thank you to Karolis Pilipauskas.

By the end of the day, all were invited to a working dinner.


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