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aquaponics.biz conference

Published by , 22/3/2017

We look forward to seeing you in Murcia next month for our aquaponics.biz conference. We have a great line-up of speakers, and it looks set to be a most informative and stimulating day. Although we have ‘sold out’ of our free tickets for members of the public, you can still put your name on the waiting list in case someone […]

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New publication from COST Action FA1305

Published by , 7/3/2017

Global environmental, social and economic challenges drive the need for new and improved solutions for food production and consumption. Food production within a sustainability corridor requires innovations exceeding traditional paradigms, acknowledging the complexity arising from sustainability. However, there is a lack of knowledge about how to direct further activities, to develop technologies as potential solutions for questions related to climate […]

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Phosphorus dynamics model

Published by , 23/2/2017

Phosphorus deficiency causes stunted plant growth, whereas phosphorus excess may lead to antagonistic interactions with micronutrients, especially zinc. A Phosphorus dynamics model has been developed which can be used to determine appropriate fish feeding rates to support the desired number of plants grown in an aquaponics system, keeping the fluctuation of Phosphorus concentrations at desired rates, and most importantly, avoiding […]

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Eurostars funding

Published by , 12/2/2017

Eurostars supports international innovative projects led by R&D-performing SMEs. With its bottom-up approach, Eurostars supports the development of rapidly marketable innovative products, processes and services. It is an ideal first step in international cooperation, enabling small businesses to share expertise and benefit from working beyond national borders. If you are a small company in need of public funding for your […]

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Funded PhD opportunity

Published by , 12/2/2017

Developing welfare and growth markers for fish and eels in a community run aquaponics set up This project aims to develop new tools that can be applied to aquaponics set ups for a variety of fish species, which are in use both locally and in developing countries. This project is highly interdisciplinary working with academics at the University of Bristol […]

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Another job opportunity

Published by , 4/2/2017

Building Integrated Greenhouses (BIGH) is looking for a crop grower who will be responsible for managing hydroponic production and its team alongside the technical aquaculture expert and their team. They will provide technical support and will be the contact person for the clients on a daily/weekly basis. In the future, this role will be enlarged to include the site management, […]

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New publication from the EU Aquaponics Hub

Published by , 31/1/2017

Commercial Aquaponics Approaching the European Market: To Consumers’ Perceptions of Aquaponics Products in Europe This paper presents the results of a study whose main aim was to assess consumers’ knowledge about aquaponics and their acceptance of aquaponics products in different European regions. An on-line questionnaire was sent to members of the public in 16 European countries. The results confirm three […]

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aquaponics.biz

Published by , 26/1/2017

Free tickets for the aquaponics.biz conference at the University of Murcia (Spain) on Wednesday 19 April 2017 are being snapped up. SMEs and community initiatives that will be attending include Aquatic Science (Belgium), Building Integrated Greenhouses (Belgium), Écosystèmes Alimentaires Urbains (Canada), Agriloops (France), Citizen Farm (France), New’rbanview (France), Aquaponics Iberia (Portugal), Caviar Portugal, and Asociación Verdes del Sur (Spain). Don’t […]

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Another job opportunity

Published by , 25/1/2017

GrowUp Urban Farms is an award-winning urban farming start-up. We use aquaponics and vertical farming to build sustainable farms in cities, reducing the environmental impact of feeding people in cities, whilst creating jobs and training opportunities. We’re looking for a new member to join the GrowUp Team as our Farm Manager, handling the day-to-day operations on the farm including production […]

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