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BREAKING NEWS: Conference grants now available for junior researchers from Inclusiveness Target Countries

Published by , 12/8/2017

The EU Aquaponics Hub is pleased to announce that we have been allocated funding to support the participation of PhD students and Early Career Investigators (up to 8 years from the award of their PhD) from Inclusiveness Target Countries (ITC) at international science and technology related conferences not specifically organised by the COST Action. Attendance at European conferences is preferred. […]

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Eurostars funding for SMEs

Published by , 31/7/2017

Eurostars is the only European funding programme to be specifically dedicated to support SMEs in their innovative R&D projects. With its bottom-up approach, it stimulates international collaborative research and innovation projects that will be rapidly commercialised. A Eurostars project must have a civilian purpose and be aimed at the development of a new product, process or service. The next deadline […]

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Training School on ‘Aquaponics: Ergonomics and economics’

Published by , 21/7/2017

The seventh and final training school of the EU Aquaponics Hub will take place on 30 October – 2 November 2017 at AquaBioTech, Mosta, Malta.  This four-day training school will focus on RAS and hydroponic greenhouse ergonomics and economics. Ergonomics covers the best possible layout and setup of different parts of both systems with maximum functionality and productivity in mind. […]

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Short Term Scientific Missions

Published by , 21/7/2017

We are offering financial support to eligible applicants to carry out a Short Term Scientific Mission that will specifically contribute to the scientific objectives of this COST Action. STSMs facilitate scientists going to an institution or laboratory in another country to foster collaboration, to learn a new technique or to take measurements using instruments and/or methods not available in their […]

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AQUAEXCEL

Published by , 21/7/2017

AQUAEXCEL invites proposals for its transnational call for access. Call 7 will open on 14 August 2017 and close on 25 September 2017. The call offers access to facilities covering the entire range of aquaculture production systems, environments, scales, fish species and fields of expertise. The objective of the call is to unite major aquaculture experimental facilities with capacity to […]

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ARIMNet2 Joint call for transnational research proposals

Published by , 11/7/2017

ARIMNet2 is offering funding to support Young Researchers leading research projects aimed at producing innovations that enhance the contribution of agricultural and food systems to social and economic development in a sustainable way. The call will support research consortia in a broad scope of topics to give researchers the opportunity to develop their own networks and research ideas and to […]

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Aquaponics in the EU – the next steps

Published by , 10/7/2017

On 12 June 2017 members of the EU Aquaponics Hub met representatives of pertinent EC Directorates-General at the COST Office in Brussels. The meeting was convened in order to communicate the status quo of aquaponics in Europe, and to explore avenues to support its development in order to fulfill its potential to become a significant part of a sustainable food production […]

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Accelerating Aquaculture Innovation

Published by , 4/7/2017

Funding is available for small to medium-sized enterprises (SMEs) located within the Highlands and Islands Enterprise (HIE) area, with an innovative concept for application within the aquaculture supply chain. The project should offer tangible economic benefit to Scotland, be innovative (or lead to innovative solutions) for Scottish aquaculture and, ideally, have export potential. Generally, funding awards will be at a […]

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Training school on ergonomics and economics

Published by , 3/7/2017

The seventh and final training school, on ‘Aquaponics – ergonomics and economics’, will take place at AquaBioTech, Malta, on 30 October – 2 November 2017. Ergonomics covers the best possible layout and setup of different parts of both systems with maximum functionality and productivity in mind. The integration of aquaponics to existing aquaculture facilities will cover the basic design considerations needed […]

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Aquaponics training course in Myanmar

Published by , 30/6/2017

A three day training course will be held at the Institute of Fisheries Technology in Yangon, Myanmar, from 21-23 July 2017. The course will cover the design and management of aquaponic systems in different environmental conditions, as well as the development of low-cost and low-tech systems. The course is open to aquaculture and fisheries officers, researchers/research institutions, governmental and not […]

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