Simeon Deguara

Research & Development Directo
AquaBioTech Group 农业

Bilateral Meetings

  • Tuesday (09:00 am - 01:30 pm)
  • Tuesday (14:00 pm - 17:00 pm)
DescriptionThe AquaBioTech Group is an international research, development, engineering and consulting company strategically located in the centre of the Mediterranean on the island of Malta, although operating globally with clients and projects in over fifty-five countries. The AquaBioTech Group undertakes a variety of aquaculture, fisheries, marine surveying, aquarium and aquatic environmental projects through its regional offices and partners throughout the world. The vast majority of the company’s work is related to the marine or aquatic environment, encompassing aquaculture developments, market research / intelligence, through to project feasibility assessments, finance acquisition, project management, technology sourcing and technical support and training.

Organization Type Research Centers, SMEs
Organization Size26-50
Founding Year1998
CityMosta, Naggar Street Google map
Areas of Activities

Other sectors relevant to the thematic focus of the event

    Research & development

    R&D cooperation within HORIZON 2020

    The AquaBioTech Group has participated in 14 FP6 and FP7 projects both as an RTD and as an SME. We are now looking forward to participating in Horizon 2020 projects. The company has extensive R&D facilities as well as innovative and proven technology in Recirculation Aquaculture Systems. We have a vast awareness of the current market needs and demands and therefore have strong capabilities in dissemination of R&D outcomes and commercialisation of the final product. Most importantly, our personnel come from diverse backgrounds and are experienced and highly qualified.



    Aquaculture R&D

    Health and Disease Prevention
    Aquatic Nutrition Research
    Nutraceutical Development
    New Species Development
    Production Techniques
    Hatchery Technology
    Algae Production

    RAS R&D

    Wastewater Treatment
    Energy Efficiency

    The AquaBioTech Group has set up a LinkedIn Group specifically for Horizon 2020 Blue Growth topics. The idea is simply to bring together ideas and entities interested in Horizon 2020 research in the Blue Growth area, i.e..; Ocean renewable energy; Aquaculture and Fisheries; Maritime, coastal and cruise tourism; Marine mineral resources; blue biotechnology and; Marine Sciences and oceanography.

    We are always looking to participate in innovative research proposals in the areas of our interest and strong consortiums we could collaborate with.

    Keywords: H2020HORIZONResearch and DevelopmentR&DMarineAquaticAquacultureFish NutritionFish HealthWater TreatmentEnvironment
    Cooperation Offered
    1. Technical co-operation
    2. Other
    Cooperation Requested
    1. Technical co-operation
    2. Other
    Business Offer

    Aquaculture R&D ( Fish Health and Nutrition Research) 水产养殖研发(鱼类健康与营养研究)

    ABT Innovia is an independent aquatic biotechnology and aquaculture research and training entity with its own dedicated Research & Development (R&D) facilities based in Malta. With a large number of biosecure testing facilities using the latest RAS technology, we are able to undertake work on a number species, ranging from coldwater Salmon, Trout and Charr, through to Tropical species such as Tilapia, Shrimp and Asian Sea bass.

    Keywords: aquaculturefish farmingaquaticresearchR&DmarineecotoxicologyH2020HORIZON2020fish feedsnutrition
    Cooperation Offered
    1. Technical co-operation
    2. Manufacturing agreement
    3. Other
    Business Offer

    Recirculating Aquaculture Systems (RAS) 循环水产养殖系统

    Recirculation system development within aquaculture has entered into a new chapter and the AquaBioTech Group has been at the forefront of this technology for many years.

    The AquaBioTech Group has developed number of highly efficient and cost effective recirculation aquaculture systems (RAS) for hatchery, broodstock and on-growing operations. The systems are customized according to the species and production level and are proven technologies in the field.

    The AquaBioTech Group has its own proprietary RAS designs for a variety of species that cover those of major commercial importance. The company is constantly fine tuning the overall performance of its design and technology at its demonstration and R&D facility in Malta. The systems we offer are the result of many years of, research development and client feedback.

    The AquaBioTech Group has its own RAS designs for a variety of species that cover those of major commercial importance.


    Recirculating Aquaculture Systems (RAS)

    Aquaculture ( Hatchery, Broodstock, Ongrowing Operations)


    Aquatic Research Facilities


    • Optimal performance of RAS systems in terms of production, energy consumption and water discharge
    • Designing, developing and installing customised RAS facilities
    • Highly qualified and experienced staff and personnel
    • Independent research, development and training facility
    • Operating on truly global scale

    Keywords: aquaculturemarinerecirculatingrecirculationR&Dfishfish farmingaquaticwater treatmentsustainabilityHorizon 2020
    Cooperation Offered
    1. Outsourcing co-operation
    2. Technical co-operation
    3. Investment/Financing
    Business Offer

    Aquaculture & Fishery Consultancy Services 水产养殖与渔业咨询服务

    ABT Aquaculture is a leading aquaculture consulting and technical support company that forms part of the AquaBioTech Group. The company has become one of the largest dedicated independent aquaculture consulting company`s operating on a truly global scale.

    With clients and projects in over fifty-five (55) countries and a team of over twenty-five (25) highly qualified and experienced staff and personnel, the company draws on a wealth of experience and expertise covering all aspects of aquaculture planning, feasibility, development and operation.


    The AquaBioTech Group undertakes a variety of projects for private entities.

    Site Assessments

    Special Audits

    Due Diligence Audits

    Risk Management Audits

    Feasibility Studies

    Biosecurity Audits

    Environmental Impact Assessment

    Long-term Project Assistance

    Market Research & Intelligence

    Marketing & Branding Support

    The AquaBioTech Group is working also with national public bodies, organisations and associations providing its sevices in the area of expertise for a number of studies and projects such as:

    Aquaculture Development & Management Consulting

    Technical and Economical Surveys for Aquaculture Areas

    Feasibility Studies for Aquaculture Installation

    Socio-economic Assessments of Fishery Sector

    National Aquaculture Development Plans

    Fisheries Recources Management

    Integrated Coastal Zone Management

    Strategic Environmental Assessment

    Environmental Consultancy Services

    On site inspections

    Risk Assessments

    Recovery Projects

    Keywords: aquaculturefish farmingrisk assessmentsfeasibility studiesenvironmentmarineHORIZON2020R&DResearch and Development
    Cooperation Offered
    1. Investment/Financing
    2. Technical co-operation
    3. Outsourcing co-operation