David San Martín

David San Martín

Senior Researcher. Efficient and Sustainable Processes

Circular economy, valorisation of food by-products, aquaculture, production efficiency and savings, environmental assessment and communication, biotechnology



Parque Tecnológico de Bizkaia Astondo Bidea. Edificio 609 48160 - Derio (Bizkaia) Spain


Degree in Marine Biology at U.S.C. (2003); Senior Technician in Aquaculture Production at I.GA.FA (2004); Senior Technician in Occupational Risk Prevention at Juritecnia (2010).

Experience in: Aquariology (Aquarium Donostia; 2000); Aquaculture (Cultivos Marinos del Norte turbot farm; 2004); Fish Processing and Quality (Fandicosta and Elaborados Gallegos S.A.; 2005-2006); Fish Quality Certification (Bureau Veritas Spain; 2007-2009) or as a Fisheries Observer (AZTI; 2008).

He has been working in AZTI since 2009, involved in European, national and regional projects focused on the food industry sustainability, specifically on the management, valorisation and recovery of food waste, and on the sustainability of fisheries and aquaculture. Technical leader of two European projects: Life CLEAN FEED and Life GISWASTE.