Biography Aikaterina Kousoulaki
I am a researcher in nutrition at Nofima for the last 7.5 years (2007-2014). My research areas are fish nutrition and raw material processing. Among my special interests are formulation of weaning and grower diets and processing and application of novel raw materials in low marine – high plant aquafeeds. I have a bachelor’s degree in Biology from Athens University, Greece, and master’s in aquaculture and fisheries management from Wageningen University, The Nederlands. The title of my PhD is «Nutritional needs of common Pandora (Pagellus erythrinus) for protein and energy». My PhD was a collaboration between a large aquaculture company, the Hellenic Center of Marine Research and the University of Athens. Previously, I worked during 8 years(1999-2007) in the aquaculture industry as Nutrition, R&D Manager and Analytical lab responsible on marine fish nutrition, genetics and fish feed quality assessment in a large farming company in Greece. Moreover I was responsible for R&D in new species for aquaculture. I have been member as nutrition specialist in the advisory committee of the Association of Greek Mariculturists.
Aikaterina Kousoulaki has 39 publications at Nofima:
1. April 2018 – 31. March 2022
AQUABIOPRO-FIT will take residual by-products and convert them into high-quality, functional ingredients using efficient and sustainable processing methods.