Aug 25, 2020
Bo Simango & Ali Alfosool
Fortifying food security & supporting sustainable aquaculture production

Aquafort is a technology startup filling a large technical gap in the aquaculture industry, the fastest-growing food sector in the world. Due to inherent production threats, we face a projected 50 million metric tonne global demand-supply gap by 2030 which will further affect food security and sustainable consumption and production of fish and other aquatic products.

This presentation will cover their individual backgrounds & journey to Newfoundland, the aquaculture industry and the centrality of fishing to the province’s heritage and their work with Aquafort which is developing an AI-powered predictive data analytics platform to help producers proactively manage fish health & welfare.

This technology transforms aquaculture industry's manual production line with top-of-the-line AI engineering that improves detection of disease control issues, proactive prevention reaction time & decision accuracy, and further on improves yield quality & quantity.