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Eureka Eurostars 2, round 9

Published by , 13/1/2018

If you are a small company in need of public funding for your innovative idea, then Eurostars has been carefully developed to meet your specific needs. With its bottom-up approach, it stimulates international collaborative research and innovation projects that will be rapidly commercialized.  It is your ideal first step in international cooperation. Joining Eurostars will enable your company to: Turn an idea into […]

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Aquaponics: From Science to Practice

Published by , 12/1/2018

We are pleased to announce the line up for our final conference, which will take place on 9-10 April 2018 at the University of Greenwich (London). Come to hear about our achievements over the past four years, and to get insight to the latest research and development in aquaponics. The event is free. Key note speakers are: Ranka Junge (Zurich […]

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UK Aquaculture Initiative Call for Collaborative Research and Innovation Proposals

Published by , 9/1/2018

The Biotechnology and Biological Sciences Research Council (BBSRC) and the Natural Environment Research Council (NERC) invite proposals for collaborative research and innovation projects to the UK Aquaculture Initiative. The funding will support interdisciplinary Consortia (up to £1.2m 100% FEC) and Innovation Projects (up to £200k 100% FEC). The closing date for applications is 23 January 2018 at 16:00 GMT. Projects […]

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Survey on aquaculture training needs

Published by , 9/1/2018

Early-career researchers working in aquaculture-relevant research are invited to take part in a survey on training needs. The Aquaculture Research Collaborative Hub (ARCH-UK) is conducting a survey on the training needs of early-career researchers (ECRs) working in aquaculture-relevant research in the UK. ARCH-UK aims to direct research funding to fuel research that will have the greatest impact on the sustainable […]

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Survey of plant pathogens in aquaponic systems

Published by , 5/12/2017

If you run an aquaponics system, then members of the EU Aquaponics Hub would like your help with their survey of plant pathogens (bacteria, fungi, insects) in aquaponic systems. Please take a few moments to fill in the Plant pathogen survey in Aquaponics, and send it to Peter Dapprich at dapprich.peter@fh-swf.de. If you are not sure about the causes of damage […]

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Life cycle assessment of a micro aquaponic system

Published by , 23/11/2017

Five members of the EU Aquaponics Hub – Carmelo Maucieri, Andrea Forchino, Carlo Nicoletto, Maurizio Borin and Ranka Junge – have collaborated in an experiment to evaluate the environmental impacts of a micro aquaponic system (1.5 m²) built for education purposes using recovered materials, and to verify whether the micro aquaponic system is representative of full-scale aquaponic systems (>50m²) in […]

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The effect of pesticides in aquaponic systems

Published by , 20/11/2017

Bozidar Raskovic (University of Belgrade) received a grant from the EU Aquaponics Hub to spend three weeks at the University of South Bohemia in České Budějovice (CZ) in order to study the effects on biofilter bacteria of an organic pesticide containing azadirachtin, which comes from the neem tree (Azadirachta indica), and a synthetic pesticide containing chlorpyrifos. Contrary to expectations, the measured […]

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Two Postdoctoral positions (2 years) in Microbiology/ Molecular Biology at University of Gothenburg, Sweden

Published by , 20/11/2017

Closing date January 15, 2018 Seeking two suitable candidates with background in microbiology and molecular biology, preferably with relevant aquaculture experience with either fish or invertebrates. The first position is part of a project examining the role of microbial populations in recirculating aquaculture systems (RAS), anaerobic digesters and in hydroponics (HYP) units with the goal of better understanding conditions that […]

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Aquaponics: Ergonomics and economics

Published by , 16/11/2017

The seventh and final training school organised by the EU Aquaponics Hub was hosted by the AquaBioTech Group in Malta from October 30 to November 2, 2017. The four-day training school on ‘Aquaponics: Ergonomics and economics’ covered the design of Recirculating Aquaculture System and hydroponic greenhouse ergonomics and economics. The course was attended by trainees from Belgium, Croatia, Estonia, Finland, […]

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