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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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Job opportunity

Published by , 24/1/2017

An experienced researcher is sought to lead AquaBioTech’s research and development (R&D) in the field of commercial aquaponics in Malta. A candidate with experience in the plant cultivation side of operations is preferred, so as to better complement the existing team. Working with a team of researchers, technicians and engineers, the position requires the successful candidate to work on developing […]

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Austria joins the EU Aquaponics Hub

Published by , 17/1/2017

We are delighted to announce that Austria has joined the EU Aquaponics Hub, with Dr Georg Simhandl as MC Member. Georg is the founder of ADAPTIVIA GmbH, a university spin-off company which develops intelligent wireless sensor networks:  http://www.adaptivia.com/company.html

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Association of Commercial Aquaponics Companies (ACAC)

Published by , 13/1/2017

The SME Aquaponics network ACAC is growing: 15 European companies from 10 countries have joined. The countries are Belgium, Denmark, France, Iceland, Netherlands, Slovenia, Spain, Sweden, Switzerland and the United Kingdom. ACAC will hold its Annual General Meeting during the COST FA1305 ‘Aquaponics.biz’ conference on 19th April 2017 at the University of Murcia, Spain. European SMEs working towards commercial aquaponics are encouraged to […]

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Meetings and conference, Murcia (ES), 18-20 April

Published by , 14/12/2016

The next Working Group and Management Committee meetings will take place at the University of Murcia, Spain, from 18-20 April 2017. The three day event will include the aquaponics.biz conference on aquaponics SMEs. Members of the public are welcome to attend this free event. More details can be found here: https://aquaponicsbiz.eventbrite.co.uk

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