The ECOAQUA University Institute is dedicated to the promotion of research, innovation and postgraduate training in sustainable aquaculture practices and the conservation and sustainable use of marine and coastal resources


The IU-ECOAQUA aims to contribute to the economic development of the Canary Islands through the generation of knowledge and its transfer to society, allowing new business opportunities to be created in the marine realm.

In particular, the University Institute for Research in Sustainable Aquaculture and Marine Ecosystems coordinates different lines of research for better planning and integrated management of the marine environment, both from the point of view of its natural resources and to promote sustainable development of activities linked to sustainable aquaculture production, to ecotourism and to artisanal fishing from an ecosystemic approach.

In this sense, the actions of the research centre of the University of Las Palmas de Gran Canaria aim to provide scientific support for decision-making and the implementation of European and national guidelines that favour the sustainability of marine and coastal ecosystems.

That is why, as the research activities linked to ECOAQUA have increased, we have structured ourselves into working groups, specifically: GIA, EOMAR, BIOCON and TOTMA, which have their own page on this portal.

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Time: 19:00 p.m. 

Place of celebration: Assembly Hall of the Humanities Building of the University of Las Palmas de Gran Canaria
The admission to the event is free for all attendees until full capacity is reached.

Organiser: BIOCON

Research Group: BIOCON


20/10/2022 21/10/2022

Time: From 11:30 a.m. to 1:30 p.m. (Canarian time)

Place of celebration: On-line 


Research Group: GIA




Time: 11:00

Place of celebration: Meeting room of the IU-ECOAQUA - Scientific and Technological Park of the ULPGC. Road of Taliarte, s/n. Telde. 

Organiser: IU-ECOAQUA

Research Group: GIA-EOMAR 


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The IU ECOAQUA is a research centre that belongs to the University of Las Palmas de Gran Canaria, a public institution that offers a wide range of degrees in all the major areas of knowledge, with the aim of providing comprehensive training to those who come to it, in a commitment based on innovation, quality and internationalisation.



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