Entries by Catherine Pons

Aquaculture Remote Classroom available online

The Aquaculture Remote Classroom (ARC) is a Farmed in the EU initiative aimed at educating children in primary schools about aquaculture. It has now moved online. You can see some of the interactive lessons here: https://aquaculture.ie/about-us/arc-interactive/interactive-1/ Educating the youth is an important aspect in facilitating the social acceptance and growth of aquaculture.  

EATiP involved in the Blue-Cloud project

Alexandra Neyts has entered the Blue-Cloud External Stakeholders Expert Board on behalf of EATiP. Her task is to provide feedback on strategic choices, ensure the project’s relevance for aquaculture applications and advise on how to support innovations. EATiP is eager to learn how the Blue-Cloud services might help the sector to better manage and operate […]

Copernicus Marine Service supports marine related H2020 projects

H2020 projects can benefit from the use of free of charge marine data and information from the Copernicus Marine Service.   The Copernicus Marine Service provides free of charge marine data and information for all marine applications about: the Blue ocean: temperature, salinity, currents, and waves the Green ocean: nutrients, living species, sea water quality […]

EC reports on Sustainable Food Systems

A Scientific Opinion was published by the Scientific Advice Mechanism (SAM) on “Towards a sustainable food system”, based on evidence and reviews provided by the Scientific Advice for Policy by European Academies (SAPEA) Working Group. A step-wise policy transition and fully integrated approach is suggested to deliver an inclusive, ‘just’ and timely transition to an […]

On COVID-19 in aquaculture research and innovation

The aquaculture is faced by a number of challenges, due to stringent safety regulations and to a decrease in turnover and market prices. EATiP has gathered information of relevance: EC Question & Answers on COVID-19 and food safety, as well as a fact sheet and information note. For more info on the EC help to local aquaculture communities, read HERE The […]

EATiP as European Bioeoconomy Stakeholder

The European Commission organized its last European Bioeconomy  Stakeholder Panel in Brussels, on March 4. Because the bioeconomy is made up of many different sectors, it is difficult for one single expert or organisation to have a complete overview. The Bioeconomy Stakeholders Panel meets that challenge by bringing together, in one group, people with different […]

Marine data to support aquaculture in the North Atlantic

In collaboration with Copernicus Marine, EMODnet and the European Commission, EATiP organizes the expert workshop on “Marine data to support aquaculture in the North Atlantic”, on May 5-6 in Trondheim, Norway. This event, on invitation only, will explore opportunities and applications for open source marine environmental data to support and innovate the aquaculture sector in […]

All-Atlantic Ocean Research Forum (Feb 5-7, 2020)

EATiP organised, in collaboration with the AORA aquaculture working group and the AquaVitae project, a workshop in Brussels to promote cross-Atlantic collaboration. The European Commission (DG RTD), EATiP and its Mirror Platforms, together with the project delegates looked into how aquaculture clusters can act as vehicles to facilitate aquaculture cooperation, in particular between Europe, US, […]