Entries by Martine Meland

EATiP feedback to draft Ocean Mission

The European Starfish Mission on “Healthy oceans, seas, coastal and inland waters” aims to know, restore and protect our oceans and waters by 2030. As a multi-actor platform on a European scale, EATiP strongly believes that the aquaculture sector can play a decisive role in achieving the many ambitious goals. Even more, the success of […]

EATiP held its 12th General Assembly

For the first time in the history of EATiP, the GA was held as a virtual event. It allowed nevertheless to have some good discussions, and to inform the membership about the platform’s major past and future actions in the new R&I setting of the European Green Deal and Horizon Europe. Representatives from collaborating networks […]

The university of Milan joins the EATiP membership

AQUACULTURE GROUP The aquaculture group activity is focussed mainly on aquatic ecology, fish biology, reproduction, nutrition and fish feeding, quality and authenticity of fish. The group operates both in the Department of Veterinary Medicine (DIMEVET) and in the Department of Agricultural and Environmental Sciences (DISAA) and comprises several operative units. The Lodi Aquaculture Research centre […]

EATiP provided its feedback as a reply to the Food 2030 consultation

We have now received the report – see attached. For aquaculture, pathway 3 is key: Food from the Oceans and Freshwater Resources. Innovation in science, engineering, economics and behavioural studies were identified as critical for aquaculture to achieve a higher self-sufficiency rate in Europe. Open science and innovation, multi-actor approach, interdisiciplinarity and interoperability were highlighted […]

VIS joins the EATiP membership

VIS or Vestlandets Innovasjonsselskap AS is an innovation network in Norway. They support scientists, entrepreneurs and students in the development of their ideas. In addition to providing advice and building networks, they carry out new establishments and innovation processes. VIS works with over 100 innovative ideas each year within a wide range of application fields, […]

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 […]