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All tracks now open

Good news! We’re opening all of the Fish 2.0 tracks for new applications starting today!

This means any seafood business that is eligible in either a regional or global track can now apply to the Fish 2.0 Readiness Assessment to connect with our broad network of investors and experts.

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See the future of seafood innovation:
Attend a Fish 2.0 event

Fish 2.0 workshop and pitch sessions allow participants to build regional connections with investors, industry leaders, and business partners.

U.S. AQUACULTURE: GULF COAST Workshop and Pitch Session

Ocean Springs, Mississippi, February 12–13, 2019
Business leaders: Only a few spots are left in this free workshop, so apply now.
Investors and government and industry experts: Hear pitches from 20+ innovators, tour an aquaculture facility, and network with like-minded leaders at the pitch-and-networking session that closes the workshop on February 13, from 3:00 pm to 6:30 pm. Register here.



Brisbane, Australia, April 2–3, 2019
This regional forum will bring together seafood entrepreneurs, investors, and government and industry experts from across Australia and the Pacific Islands for a workshop, panel discussions on the future of seafood, pitch sessions, and networking. See details.


SOUTH ATLANTIC SEAFOOD:  Workshop and Pitch Session

Wilmington, North Carolina, April 23–24, 2019
Sign up now to be first on the list for this event. See details.


U.S. AQUACULTURE: WEST COAST Workshop and Pitch Session

Seattle, Washington, end of April 2019 (dates TBD)
Sign up now to be first on the list for this event. See details.
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Fish 2.0 Global Innovators Forum:
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Stanford University, Stanford, California, Nov. 5–6, 2019

The 4th biennial Fish 2.0 Global Innovators Forum brings together investors, entrepreneurs, and seafood experts for network building and frank discussions of hot topics in the sustainable seafood sector. Business leaders will meet not only investors who have a genuine interest in seafood but also potential partners who can help their enterprises grow. Likewise, investors will meet entrepreneurs from around the world whose technologies, models, and products could transform the industry. And the Fish 2.0 Forty—the top-scoring businesses in the Fish 2.0 2018–19 qualifying cycle—will present their innovations onstage.

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