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News announcement19 May 20211 min read

Consultation - Towards a strong and sustainable EU algae sector

The European Commission has launched an open public consultation on the EU algae initiative.

Seaweed © divedog/Adobe Stock
Seaweed © divedog/Adobe Stock

The EU algae initiative, planned for 2022, aims to increase sustainable production of algae and algae-based products, ensure their safe consumption and boost their innovative use in the European Union.

With the consultation, the Commission wants to collect facts and opinions about current challenges related to algae production and consumption as well as ways to resolve them.

The consultation runs until 11 August and is targeted at EU citizens as well as all relevant stakeholder groups, including industry, NGOs, public authorities, civil society, research and academia.


Publication date
19 May 2021