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Results from the EU-funded BIOGEARS project have highlighted that new, biobased ropes developed for mussel farming perform better than current commercial models.
While in Ireland, the BIOGEARS coordinator, Leire travelled to the West of Ireland to meet with seaweed and mussel stakeholders
The BIOGEARS consortium met in Dublin to share final results and plan next steps.
For each issue of the e-newsletter we chat with one of our partner to highlight their company, their role in BIOGEARS and what…
This video highlights the BIOGEARS project.
The BIOGEARS workshop took place at Aquaculture Europe 2022 on 29th September in Rimini, Italy. It aimed to bring stakeholders together to present…
On the 18th of July 2022, BIOGEARS achieved another big milestone for the project’s progress; the final sea tests concluded.
The BIOGEARS Blue Lab workshop taking place at Aquaculture Europe 2022 on 29 September 2022, 10:30 - 12:30 CET in Rimini, Italy.
A number of dissemination and communication activities and have been conducted over the last year.
An important element of the BIOGEARS project is the assessment of the sustainability of biogears under technical, economic, and environmental perspectives.
In order to show that the BIOGEARS prototype ropes are fit purpose and meet the industry needs, field demonstration tests for validation at…
A market analysis of the projects biobased gears for mussel and seaweed culture (biogears) has been conducted by AZTI
One of the main outcomes of the BIOGEARS project this year was the development of the rope prototypes (WP3 Design and development of…
BIOGEARS were recently featured in the IATiP Interview series. Leire Arantzmendi was interviewed about the project
In September 2021 our coordinator Leire was interviewed for HITZA, a basque newspaper, read the interview in English here
In June 2021, the EMFF-funded BIOGEARS project reached a key milestone; the final prototype biobased ropes ‘biogears’ were finalised
Earlier in July, BIOGEARS project coordinator Leire Arantzamendi from AZTI visited CTAQUA, a partner in the ACCESS2SEA project. This visit was to establish…
In June 2021, the BIOGEARS project reached an exciting milestones, where the final prototype ropes were produced at project partner ITSASKORDA's facilities in…
In April 2021 the crew from euronews visited the project in Mutriku, northern Spain.
On the 20th April 2021, the BIOGEARS Consortium met online for our second progress meeting.
BIOGEARS project kindly asks for your input and views for the potential implementation of biobased ropes in the European aquaculture sector.
Video: meet Lien van der Schueren project partner from Centexbel
Video: meet María José from GAIKER
This week the BIOGEARS project is attending EAS Aquaculture Europe 2020 conference. Meet Leire the BIOGEARS project coordinator
The BIOGEARS project is delighted to announce the first prototype biobased and biodegradable rope has been developed.
We are very happy to announce that the first BIOGEARS e-newsletter has been released.
BIOGEARS project kindly asks for your input into the open survey on consumer views and perceptions of biobased ropes for mussel and seaweed…
A key objective of the project is to identify the potential for biobased ropes to minimise the use of plastic in aquaculture
Over the first year of the project a lot of progress has been made in designing and developing suitable biogears (biobased ropes) prototypes…
A number of dissemination and communication activities and have been conducted during the project to date, including the development of a templates, social…
In November 2020, the BIOGEARS coordinator Leire Arantzamendi, AZTI presented at the UHINAK IV Cross-border Congress on Climate and Coastal Change.
On the 23rd June 2020, the BIOGEARS Consortium met virtually for our first intermediate meeting.
BIOGEARS first 10 Kg batch of biodegradables multifilaments produced by CENTEXBEL has been tested at ITSASKORDA facilities.
BIOGEARS February 2020 Events
BIOGEARS is a new innovative project funded by the European Union under the European Maritime and Fisheries Fund that is set to develop…