In 2017 we are going to revolutionize the sector of the fishing industry …

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Welcome to the first of its kind startups acceleration program that will revolutionize the fishing industry.

 

A unique program that connects the most innovative technology of startups around the world with the experience and business opportunities of leading companies in the sector.

Great things are going to happen on the fishing Industry!

COLLABORATORS

A selected group of top companies with great experience in the fishing industry.

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More than 100 ships between all the members of the accelerator.

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70.000 t of catches in all the world’s oceans except the Mediterranean.

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110.000 t marketed in more than 80 countries.

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Processing capacity of 35,000 t produced in the plants belonging to the companies that make up the accelerator.

The companies that make up the accelerator significantly cover the different activities in the fishing, extraction, processing and marketing sectors.

Benefits for startups:

  • Option to scale your business
  • Mentoring with first level experts
  • Pilots in real market, throught he participation in real projects
  • Networking with top companies in the industry
  • Zero equity requirements

Startups requirements:

  • Willingness to participate in the program
  • Have a technological solution that matches the topics of interest of the program
  • A ready solution to test in real market
  • Been Previously invested

TOPICS

NAVIGATION

Energy efficiency
Autonomous navigation
Information Transmission Systems
Data mining

FISHING ARTS

New materials
New fishing arts more efficients and selective
Detection and information on species during tide and haul

QUALITY IN FISHERY PRODUCTS

Detection of foreign bodies
Detection and parasitic elimination
Detection of organoleptic problems
Elimination and neutralization of heavy metals

IMPROVEMENT IN PRODUCTION PROCESSES

Robotization. Process automation
Automatic sorting systems
Utilization of by-products and discards
Information management systems
Efficiency in quota management
New materials and standardization
Logistics and supply improvements
Optimization of cold chain
Traceability

TIMELINE

JANUARY 2017

 Launching of the program

Beginning of the registration period (this term is never closed, we continue to look for technology for upcoming editions 365/7/24)

APPLY

FEBRUARY - MARCH 2017

Search for technologies

We look for disruptive solutions for the fishing industry capable of developping a pilot with leading companies within the sector.

APRIL 2017

Technology selection

Corporates choose between the technologies that have been registered those in which they are interested.

Days 4 and 5 MAY 2017

Kickoff

Presentation of the technologies selected by the corporates and working days in Vigo in order to define the pilot.

MAY - SEPTEMBER 2017

Piloting

During this phase the selected companies will develop a pilot in the real market to test their technology in collaboration with the corporate.

OCTOBER 2017

Demo Day

The results of the collaboration defined in the previous phase will be presented at an event in Vigo.

JANUARY 2018

Second edition of Fishing accelerator

Launch of the second edition of Fishing accelerator

APPLY

Great things are going to happen on the fishing Industry!

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