AQUACULTURE TECHNOLOGY CENTER PATAGONIA

This state-of-the-art aquaculture technology cente of over 2,500 square meters was built in 2011 on the banks of the River Lenca, only 45 minutes away from Puerto Montt, using the latest available technology for bioessays and technological transfer, focusing on product development and validation.

The centre provides our clients with ideal facilities to carry out tests and research in genetic resistance to disease, nutrition, health among other things, with a high level of technology and environmental control, and using the highest world-class standards with regard to quality, monitoring control and biosecurity.

The centre boasts 14 rooms and 16 independent water recirculation systems, which can operate using fresh or salt water, and it is possible to control temperatures between 3-28° C. Each bio essay room operates with a positive pressure system.

This facility is open for the Industry and is currently working on a private contract research service basis with pharmaceutical laboratories, feeding plants, ingredients suppliers, chemical producers, salmon producers, researchers / developers, universities / institutes.