Joining up the thinking capacity of textile specialists, biologists and health & food seaweed application specialists, with the production capabilities and business experience of a major industry player, At-Sea Technologies holds a promise to be a market revelation for industrial-scale seaweed cultivation. Their patented substrates for seaweed cultivation already won Sioen Industries the Techtextil Innovation Award 2015, in the category New Materials, together with Centexbel, the Belgian Textile Competence Centre.  The story starts with the EU FP7 project At Sea, which Sioen Industries coordinated, dedicated to the development of advanced technical textiles to demonstrate the technical and economic feasibility of open sea seaweed cultivation for a sustainable and renew...