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Fremantle Seaweed has been awarded $4M in funding from the State of Western Australia through the Investment Attraction Fund.
This grant allows Fremantle Seaweed to go from proof of concept to a fully operational #seaweedfarm that will supply a range of fresh seaweeds including #Asparagopsis, #Caulerpa and #Kelp. Fremantle Seaweed’s expansion project will create jobs in the #marine and #aquaculture sector along with the environmental benefits associated with sustainable seaweed farming such as: – […]
Fremantle Seaweed received support from the Blue Gravity grant which supports the growth of high potential marine innovations and facilitates collaboration amongst stakeholders in WA’s ‘blue economy’. Blue Gravity is run by For Blue and is a partnership between the Department of Jobs Tourism Science and Industry, the City of Fremantle, the City of Cockburn, […]
Fremantle Seaweed is a member of the Fremantle Chamber of Commerce Marine and Engineering committee and was delighted to be a part of the marine tales initiative to attract talent into the local marine industry by providing a pathway into aquaculture. The greater Fremantle region has been built on the activity of our Port, fishing […]
To offer a truly sustainable solution, Fremantle Seaweed is committed to ensuring the organisation offers a holistic solution that both positively impacts people and the planet. Along with the benefits to the environment, seaweed farms have been proven to deliver extensive social outcomes for communities including employment, income, skills development, community connection as well as […]
Fremantle Seaweed applied for an aquaculture lease in Derbal Nara (Cockburn Sound) in August 2021 after completing detailed research into the feasibility of growing 15 local seaweed varieties including the red seaweed Asparagopsis that reduces cattle methane emissions by 90% when used as a cattle feed supplement. The aquaculture lease is located on the easternmost […]
Article by Catherine Norwood:Source https://www.seaweedalliance.org.au/news/awaiting-wa-planning-approval In Western Australia, Fremantle Seaweed is waiting on planning approval for a 32ha marine lease at Cockburn Sound to launch its seaweed farming business. Co-founders Chris De Cuyper and Mick Holland set up the company in 2020 and spent almost a year raising seed funding and gathering the data […]