Following on from work with The Marine Ingredients Organisation (IFFO) investigating potential to increase global fishmeal and fish oil supplies from by-products, Julien Stevens, built on the work of Dr. Richard Newton, first in an MSc project and then with a follow up project to investigate how by-products from Scottish farmed salmon are utilised, and how value and efficiency could be added.
This is a Newton Institutional Link Project coordinated by researchers from Stirling University and Kafrelsheikh University in collaboration with Europharma UK, WorldFish Centre Egypt and Egyptian Union of Fishermen Cooperatives on behavioural prophylaxis for improved culture system design and management in the Egyptian tilapia industry.
John Bostock attended the first meeting of the EU Erasmus+ BlueEdu project in Brussels. This aims to identify skills gaps within the European aquaculture workforce, evaluate education and training demand and supply, and establish industry and education and training providers’ receptiveness to innovative delivery methods.
AQUAEXCEL2020 is an EU Horizon 2020 project which supports transnational access and research coordination between the leading European aquaculture research infrastructures including the Institute of Aquaculture in Stirling. The second annual meeting was held in Crete from 11th to 14th October 2016 to review progress over the first year and work on plans and arrangements for future activities.
Francis Murray, John Bostock and Dimitar Taskov recently participated in the Workpackage 2 meeting for the PrimeFish project which was held near to Malpensa, north of Milan in Italy.
Francis Murray, John Bostock and Dimitar Taskov attended the first meeting for the PrimeFish Workpackge 4 group in Paris on 25th September 2015.