The entities participating in the project are the University of Las Palmas de Gran Canaria through three groups (Economy, Engineering and Marine Sciences), the Canary Institute of Agrarian Research, the Technological Institute of the Canary Islands and ARDITI- Regional Agency for Development of Investigations , Technology and Innovation (Madeira). In addition, as a participant of third countries, the INIDA group of Cape Verde.
Other participants in the project are the University of Greenwich, University College Cork, Regional Directorate of Fisheries of Madeira, Association of Atlantic Biodiversity and Sustainability (Canary Islands), Insular- Productos Alimentares S.A. (Madeira) and Marisland Madeira Mariculture Lda.
University of Las Palmas de Gran Canaria (ULPGC) / (Canary Islands) Multidisciplinary aquaculture research group (GIA), engineering and economics.
- Universidad de Greenwich
- University College Cork
- Direção Regional de Pescas de Madeira
- Asociación Biodiversidad Atlántica y Sostenibilidad
- INSULAR-Produtos Alimentares S.A.
- MARISLAND Madeira Mariculture Lda.
- Obervatório Oceanico da Madeira
- ZINO (http://www.zino.pt/)
- Direção Regional de Agricultura (Secretaria Regional da Agricultura e Pescas da Região Autónoma da Madeira) (https://www.madeira.gov.pt/srap)
Memberbs of the project
Lidia Robaina Robaina
Principal investigator of the project / Head of Aquaculture Area
Professor and investigator staff, Phd,of the University of Las Palmas of Gran Canaria, is a reviewer of the Chilean National Accreditation Commission (CN-Chile) and collaborates in the training of national and international professors and researchers. It works on improving the sustainability of aquaculture. Expert in marine fish, production, nutrition and quality. Currently leading research in new products and processes applied to raw materials, additives and feed, as well as in circular economy and aquaponics
Carmen Florido de La Nuez
Head of economics area
PhD in Economics from the ULPGC and Professor in the Department of Applied Economic Analysis. Member of the UNESCO Chair in Tourism Planning and Sustainable Development of the Economics and Sustainable Development (ECOMAS) research group that is part of the University Institute of Tourism and Sustainable Economic Development (TIDES) LEADER at the First Summit of Technological Innovation and Circular Economy in Spain (July 2018), with the aim of spreading the message of the Summit through talks and conferences, acting as spokesperson for sustainable development and innovation in Spain
Juan Antonio Jiménez Rodríguez
Head in Engineering area
Expert in Control Systems and Automation.
PhD and professor at the University of Las Palmas de Gran Canaria
Patrícia Alexandra Clemente Janeiro de Assunção
Vanesa Raya Ramallo
Agronomist Engineer, agricultural technical engineer. Participation in R & D projects
Jose Haroun Tabraue
José Manuel Pérez Alemán
President INIDA, Cabo Verde
Head, Regional Directorate of Fisheries
Marta Jacob Escauriza
External Expert Economy and Tourism area
Assistant Professor of the Department of Applied Economics of the University of the Balearic Islands. His research focuses on the generation of knowledge and innovation in tourism, in the analysis of different types of tourism such as yacht tourism, in pricing and revenue management in the hotel sector and lately on the circular economy and The tourism.
Mariano Chirivella Caballero
Phd in the Program of Sustainable Development of Tourism, maintenance of facilities and equipment for the project’s Aquaponics, as well as the development of maintenance manuals for equipment and facilities, Professor in the areas of Energy related to Hotel Facilities, Food Technology in the last 30 years at the University of Las Palmas de Gran Canaria.
Priscila Velázquez Ortuño
Carlos Rodríguez Robaina
Research in Economy and Tourism
Graduated in Business Administration and Management from the University of Las Palmas de Gran Canaria and Master in Integral Development of Tourist Destinations. He is currently completing his doctoral studies in the Doctoral Program in Tourism, Economics and Management of the ULPGC, carrying out a thesis on how to implement a circular economy model in the hotel industry.
Jaime Cerdán Hernández
Graduated in Applied Languages (profiles: business, social and educational) by the Pompeu Fabra University, Master in Corporate Communication Protocol and Event Management, Oberta de Catalunya University. He has experience in corporate communication, press releases, web page creation and WordPress management. He has also worked as an English teacher and tour guide.