On the second day of the SEAFOODplus Conference three parallel symposia covered:'Consumer oriented seafood product development''Seafood and lowering the risk of chronic diseases''New developments to manage microbial seafood safety'
A partnering event 31 May assisted and encouraged the participants to identify, approach and develop new partnering and business opportunities with other European researchers and companies in a cost and time efficient way. The objective was to actively stimulate and support the dissemination of innovative research results and trans national technology transfer within the seafood industry by organising a qualified face-to-face forum.
Reception 29/5 and Conference Dinner 30/5
A welcome reception took place on Monday 29 May at 19.00 at the Polaria Museum.
The mayor of Tromsø, Hermann Kristoffersen, and the SEAFOODplus Coordinator, Torger Børresen, welcomed the participants to Tromsø. Seafood delicacies were kindly offered by Rya produkter.
On the evening of 30 May a Conference Banquet was held at Rica Ishavs hotel, Tromsø. The award for the best presentation was delivered to Øyvind Aas-Hansen, Fiskeriforskning, for the presentation 'Using SmartTag as operational welfare indicator of farmed fish'.
Meetings 31 May, 1-2 June
The third meeting of the General Assembly took place on 31 May at 17:00 – 18:30 at Arktika.
The SEAFOODplus partners had their closed project and pillar meetings on 1 June 2006 at Arktika and 2 June 2006 at Fiskeriforskning.
The External Advisory Board met 2 June 9:00 – 14:00 at Fiskeriforskning.