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EU Aquaponics Hub final conference

Published by , 18/4/2018

170 delegates from 31 countries gathered at the University of Greenwich, London, for the final conference of the EU Aquaponics Hub last week. With 4 keynote addresses, 19 oral presentations and 35 posters, the two-day event was packed with information and lively discussion. Recordings of the presentations and discussion panels will be available soon.

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Aquaponics: a review of systems, designs, scales and nomenclature

Published by , 10/3/2018

Members of the EU Aquaponics Hub have collaborated in a paper which provides a definitive definition of aquaponics: where the majority (> 50%) of the nutrients sustaining plant growth derives from waste originating from feeding aquatic organisms. The paper provides a classification of integrated aquaculture and aquaponic systems (open, domestic, demonstration, and commercial) and scales of production (≤ 50, > […]

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Commercial aquaponics course 23-26 April 2018

Published by , 10/3/2018

The Bristol Fish Project is running a four day course on commercial aquaponics which will cover topics such as fish health, biosecurity and compliance, how to access various funding streams, how to build and manage a production schedule, and marketing tips. Click here to find more details and to register.

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New publication from the EU Aquaponics Hub

Published by , 8/3/2018

The results of the research carried out by Valentina Nozzi (Università Politecnica delle Marche, Italy) during her Short Term Scientific Mission to the Zurich University of Applied Sciences in Switzerland have just been published. Valentina studied the effect of nutrient supplements on the growth of lettuce, mint and mushroom herbs. The study demonstrates that the nutritional requirements of mint and […]

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PRIMA call for funding

Published by , 8/2/2018

PRIMA – Partnership for Research and Innovation in the Mediterranean Area – funds projects which build research and innovation capacities and develop knowledge and common innovative solutions for agro-food systems and integrated water provision and management in the Mediterranean area. The deadline for applications is 17 April 2018. Full details can be found here.

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Commercial aquaponics courses

Published by , 8/2/2018

Bioaquafarm will hold a Commercial Aquaponics course on 21st-22nd July and again on 29th-30th September 2018. The course will explain how aquaponics works on a commercial scale, from custom system design to establishing a successful aquaponics business. The two days will be packed with expert knowledge on how to grow unique produce with efficient harvest management, evaluate market potentials and […]

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EU policies: Opportunities for aquaponics

Published by , 5/2/2018

Four members of the EU aquaponics hub have collaborated in a paper which reviews different policies relevant to aquaponics in order to create a clear picture on how aquaponics can contribute to achieving European goals, and how the policies and strategies can provide support and opportunities for this sector. The information provided can be used by national government bodies, lobbyists […]

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Commercial Aquaponic Systems

Published by , 30/1/2018

Australian scientist Dr Wilson Lennard has over 16 years of experience in the aquaponics industry. He has just released a new book on designing commercial aquaponic systems. The book is available as a printed, hard copy, and is available at a special introductory price for the first 200 copies. If you are interested, then go to www.aquaponic.com.au for details or to https://asbookstore.wixsite.com/asbookstore.​

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Analysis of aquaponics as an emerging technological innovation system

Published by , 29/1/2018

Members of the EU Aquaponics hub have collaborated in a paper on the current status of aquaponics and issues that may promote or hinder future development. The analysis focuses on the EU, using Germany as an case study, but also considers worldwide developments. The authors propose a framework to analyze aquaponics as an emerging technological innovation system at the interface […]

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AQUAFARM 2018

Published by , 25/1/2018

The international conference and exhibition event dedicated to aquaculture, algae culture, vertical farming and sustainable fishing will take place on 15 and 16 February 2018 at the Exhibition Center of Pordenone (Italy). More details can be found here.

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