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SAIC: two live funding opportunities

16 April 2021   There are currently two opportunities for funding available with more information available via the Sustainable Aquaculture Innovation Centre (SAIC) should you wish to apply, as they may be able to assist. Contact SAIC here. Marine Fund Scotland The EoI....

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Sea cucumbers to help aquaculture out of an environmental pickle

04 February 2021   A team of aquaculture researchers is exploring how the use of sea cucumbers could help minimise the environmental impact of fish farming. Blue Remediation has secured a funding package from the UK Seafood Innovation Fund, with....

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SAIC targets sustainable future for global aquaculture

01 February 2021   SAIC, formerly the Scottish Aquaculture Innovation Centre, has announced a new strategic focus and an expanded geographical reach as it re-brands to the Sustainable Aquaculture Innovation Centre. The move reflects SAICís alignment with supporting a green recovery from....

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SAIC welcomes three new board members to kick-start 2021

27 January 2021   The Scottish Aquaculture Innovation Centre (SAIC) has appointed a trio of international aquaculture experts to its board, bringing a combined 80 years of experience to the leadership team. Alan Sutherland, marine director at the Scottish Salmon Company; Alan....

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SAIC membership leaps as aquaculture targets innovative future

06 January 2021   SAIC Ė the Scottish Aquaculture Innovation Centre Ė has reached a significant milestone in its membership base, as Scotlandís aquaculture sector increasingly looks to collaborative innovation to deliver sustainable growth. Malin Group, the marine engineering specialist, and Isle....

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Scottish aquaculture secures £2.2m funding to fuel sustainable growth

16 December 2020   SAIC (the Scottish Aquaculture Innovation Centre) has today announced funding for eight new innovation projects that will support the sustainable development of the aquaculture sector in Scotland and beyond. The projects represent a total combined investment of more....

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Scottish start-up wins contract to support Silicon Valley alternative protein trials

09 December 2020   SalmoSim, a salmon simulator start-up, has secured its first commercial contract with California-based Calysta, supporting trials for a sustainable alternative protein source that could be rolled-out across the global aquaculture industry. Using a gut simulator that mimics....

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Subsea sector can unlock growth in burgeoning aquaculture sector

02 November 2020   Advice and information on how the subsea sector can benefit from opportunities in Scotlandís fast-growing aquaculture industry will be the focus of a webinar organised by Subsea UK this week. The aquaculture industry has seen huge growth on....

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£10 million insect farm funding a boon for aquaculture sector

06 October 2020   A £10 million funding package to accelerate the development of the UKís first large-scale industrial insect farm could provide a significant boost to the sustainability of the countryís aquaculture sector, according to experts. The UK Governmentís Industrial Strategy....

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Scottish Aquaculture Innovation Centre seeks new board members

21 September 2020   Scottish Aquaculture Innovation Centre (SAIC) are seeking four individuals to join the SAIC Board, to help drive the future success of aquaculture innovation and technology adoption by companies in Scotland. SAIC works with a consortium of over 130....

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Scottish Aquaculture Innovation Centre launches call for projects

11 September 2020   The Scottish Aquaculture Innovation Centre (SAIC) has today announced a significant new grant funding for industry-led, collaborative applied R&D projects to align with innovation challenges of top priority within Scottish aquaculture. The competition, which opens today, is open....

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