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Stefan Kraan


Dr. Stefan Kraan is a Co-Founder at Ocean Harvest Technology and serves as its Scientific Director. He is an Angel Investor. Dr. Stefan Kraan is an expert in aquaculture of seaweeds, sustainable development of algal resources, industrial applications of seaweeds and usage of seaweeds in animal feed, aquaculture, biotechnology and biomedicine. He was recently elected vice-president of the International Seaweed Association. Born in The Netherlands, he graduated with a M.Sc. degree in Marine Biology at National University of Groningen, The Netherlands and holds a PhD in phylogenetics and aquaculture of edible seaweeds from the National University of Ireland, Galway. He became manager of the Irish Seaweed Industry Organisation in 1998 and established the Irish Seaweed Centre in 2001, a dedicated R&D centre for seaweed-based research and development. His life's work is the development of large-scale seaweed biomass cultivation programs for the bio-ethanol industry and exploring protein extraction for from seaweeds for animal feed industries.

Primary Investor Type
Angel (individual)
Primary Office
  • Unit 5 Front, Milltown Business Park
  • Milltown Company
  • Galway H54 D722
  • Ireland

+353 083 000 0000

Stefan Kraan Investments (1)

Company Name Deal Date Deal Type Deal Size Industry Company Stage Lead Partner
0000000 22-Mar-2016 00000 (00000 00.000 Food Products Generating Revenue
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Stefan Kraan Team (1)

Name Title Deals Funds Boards Office Contact
Stefan Kraan Ph.D Angel Investor Galway, Ireland