Outstanding contributions to the seafood industry deserve to be acknowledged. We are pleased to be announcing the winners of the following awards during the World Seafood Congress 2019:

Peter Howgate Award

The Peter Howgate Award will fund the attendance of a young fish technologist to the World Seafood Congress 2019, a career-changing opportunity to gain insights and build networks within the global fishery sector.

Persons under the age of 30 are eligible for the Award. The winning applicant will have his/her travel, accommodation and congress fees covered. For more information, please visit the official Peter Howgate Award website.

Women in Seafood Video Award

We are pleased to screen and announce winning submissions to the ‘Women in Seafood’ video competition at the World Seafood Congress 2019.

Winners will be awarded cash prizes of up to 1000 Euro and a ticket to the Congress.

The due date for video submission is 2 August 2019. Video submissions must be in a short film format, less than 4 minutes long, and feature a woman involved in the seafood industry. For more information, please visit the Women in Seafood website.

IAFI Special Recognition Award

Know someone within seafood-related profession who deserves recognition? Acknowledge their contributions by nominating them to the IAFI awards committee!

Nominations can come from anyone and based on their contributions to research achievements, industry or equipment development, patents and achievements in the application of safety and quality systems, training and training development in any seafood related profession, and other areas which positively affected the seafood and fishing industry.

Send a brief resume of the person you’re nominating to megapesca@mail.telepac.pt.

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