17. Galaxidi Marine Farm (GMF)


GALAXIDI MARINE FARM S.A. (GMF) is a vertically integrated marine aquaculture company, since 1987. The main species produced include gilthead sea bream (Sparus aurata), European sea bass (Dicentrarchus labrax) and meagre (Argyrosomus regius), from which 97% of them are exported, mainly to Spain, Italy, Germany, France and Austria. The company has seven growing cage units (one of them for organic production), two hatchery sites (one of them certified to produce organic juveniles of sea bass and sea bream) and a modern packing and processing station designed to latest EU specifications. The company has participated in National and European projects (FP7, Horizon 2020, Horizon Europe) and also has private contracts with research organizations and universities, in order to support its strategic growth in the sector.

Role in project

Galaxidi Marine Farm S.A will be mainly involved in WP2 and specifically in Task 2.4, with the provision of fish and other samples, partners in specific research facilities, in order to help them decipher the mechanisms of emerging disease using intracellular bacteria models.

The Team


Kalliopi (Popi) Tsakoniti

R&D Manager

Stylianos (Stelios) Karapanagiotis

R&D Employee