Ricardo Calado

Ricardo Calado

Principal Researcher at ECOMARE/University of Aveiro
Expertise | Aquaculture, Blue Biotechnology

Ricardo Calado was born in Cascais 1976 and graduated in Biology in 1999 from the Faculty of Sciences of Lisbon University (FCUL). In 2005 he obtained his PhD in Biology (specialization in Animal Biotechnology) from the same institution. He founded the spin-off company LusoReef Lda., the first Portuguese Enterprise dedicated to the aquaculture of marine ornamental species. In 2008 he joined the University of Aveiro (UA), where he is now Principal Researcher with Habilitation and develops independent research on Sustainable Blue Growth. He is responsible for one of the research units of ECOMARE (UA).