Aquaculture News

Land-based aquaculture’s relationship with nutrition security

As climate change threatens global food supplies, innovators look to land-based aquaculture as a solution to increasing nutrition security. As sea temperatures peak and our...

UK Fisheries Bill: What is next for British fishing and aquaculture?

Next month, the British Government will conduct a second reading of the new Fisheries Bill, offering more decision-making powers to devolved administrations. As the UK...

Engineering professor uses satellites to detect deadly bacteria in oysters

NASA and the Louisiana Board of Regents have awarded  $1.5m to a Louisiana State University (LSU) professor for his work developing a method of...

Marine science – solving modern sustainability challenges

Matt Frost, Deputy Director and Head of Policy at the Marine Biological Association, highlights the importance of marine science for sustainable development. On 31 March...

New strategy for sustainable aquaculture to follow a One Health approach

The University of California – Santa Barbara, USA, have developed a strategy for sustainable aquaculture, reducing the strain on global food supplies. Aquaculture is the...

Revolutionary maritime funding to increase European sustainability

New European maritime funding could revolutionise the sector, increasing global sustainability and ocean-based food security. As Horizon 2020 draws to an end, the European Union...

2021 to 2027 – a new era of funding for sustainable aquaculture

As this funding period draws to an end, Europe will see a variety of new opportunities for research and development. The European Commission have...

Aquaculture in Europe: fishery funding and COVID-19 support

In 2020, approximately 20% of funding from the European Maritime and Fisheries Fund has been invested in the aquaculture...

Aquaculture and the blue bioeconomy

The President and Executive Secretary of the European Fisheries and Aquaculture Research Organisations Association (EFARO), Dennis Lisbjerg and Luc van Hoof, respectively, spoke to...

Blue Unit: revolutionising fish farm data management

The Blue Unit solution to fish farm data stands to revolutionise performance in the aquaculture sector through innovative fish farm data management. Blue Unit’s business...

Innovation is at the heart of building a sustainable ocean economy

Martin Koehring, Head of the World Ocean Initiative at The Economist Group provides insight into the potential of the sustainable ocean economy, from energy...

Virginijus Sinkevičius: How to deliver a sustainable blue economy

European Commissioner for the Environment, Oceans and Fisheries, Virginijus Sinkevičius, speaks to The Innovation Platform about EU efforts to achieve a sustainable blue economy. The...

Aquaculture

Aquaculture or ‘aquafarming’ is the production of fish and other aquatic based food sources for human consumption as a renewable food source.

Aquaculture covers the cultivation of freshwater and saltwater food sources as opposed to fishing which is the harvesting of naturally occurring aquatic based food sources.

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Innovation News Network work with key industry stakeholders to take a closer look at the efforts being made to improve food-security and sustainability within the aquaculture sector.

Blue Unit: revolutionising fish farm data management

The Blue Unit solution to fish farm data stands to revolutionise performance in the aquaculture sector through innovative fish farm data management. Blue Unit’s business...

Innovation in aquaculture: Nova Q’s solutions to sustainable fish farming

The Innovation Platform spoke to Nova Q’s Managing Director, Julian Beatty, about Nova Q’s work promoting sustainable fish farming, and what benefits its products...

Aquaculture 4.0 with Smalle Technologies

Smalle Technologies plan to contribute to the sustainability effort to ensure the security of food supplies, energy and natural resources, as part of their...