AQUAEXCEL2020 Training Course on “Laboratory Animal Science for Aquatic Research Facilities”

Apply Now for the Free AQUAEXCEL2020 Training Course on “Laboratory Animal Science for Aquatic Research Facilities”

 

Applications are now being accepted for the AQUAEXCEL2020 training course entitled “Laboratory Animal Science for Aquatic Research Facilities”. This is a free face-to-face training course provided by the Institute of Marine Research (Bergen, Norway) in collaboration with other AQUAEXCEL2020 partners. The course will take place at IMR, Bergen (Norway) between 17-21 June 2019.

AQUAEXCEL2020 aims to bring together, integrate, and open up highly diverse key national and regional aquaculture Research Infrastructures in Europe to all European researchers, from both academia and industry, ensuring their optimal use and joint development. AQUAEXCEL2020 will organise nine pioneering technical training courses in total, focusing on different aspects of aquaculture experimentation. These courses present a valuable opportunity for researchers and technicians in this field to further their experience.

This course is designed for aquaculture researchers, students and aquaculture industry stakeholders working directly with animals and will include lectures, practical exercises and field visits to experimental facilities. There will also be an industry mini-seminar entitled “From Laboratory to Industry”, taking place at the IMR Matre research station.

To apply, please send the following documents to aquaexcel@aquatt.ie, with the subject line: AQUAEXCEL2020 /TrainingCourse_ Lab_IMR

  • Completed Registration Form – HERE
  • CV / Résumé
  • A Letter of Motivation
  • Completed GDPR Consent From – HERE

The application deadline is 8 April 2019

For more information, check the leaflet below and the link to the relevant part of the AQUAEXCEL2020 website here.

Please note that applicants should not make travel arrangements unless you have received official confirmation of selection as there is only a limited number of places available.

 

AQUAEXCEL2020 training course “Recirculating Aquaculture Systems (RAS) Technology

Applications are now being accepted for the AQUAEXCEL2020 training course entitled “Recirculating Aquaculture Systems (RAS) Technology”.

This is a free face-to-face training course provided by Wageningen University, which will take place at Wageningen University, the Netherlands between the 6th  and  9th of May 2019.  The course is designed for aquaculture professionals interested in the potential applications of RAS and will include traditional lectures, practical exercises and field visits to experimental facilities.  There will also be an industry mini-seminar designed (1) for the participants to network with professionals and (2) for professionals who would like to hear the latest discussions and scientific developments in the RAS sector.

The closing date for applications is the 19th of March 2019. For more information and details on how to apply, please visit the website

 

 

 

13th Call for Access

The 13th TNA call for access with AQUAEXCEL2020 is now OPEN, with an application deadline of 8th March 2019.  This gives European researchers and research teams the opportunity to apply for scientific research that utilises the facilities of any of the 39 participating aquaculture research facilities.

 

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More information can also be found on the project website : http://www.aquaexcel2020.eu/transnational-access/call-access

 

Interested people with a project idea who need a little help finding the right facility can contact our orientation committee at aquaexcel-OC@inra.fr.

 

There are also a number of “success stories” from previous TNA users –  which can be used as inspiration.  Here TNA users have described how they utilised this opportunity and how the TNA has benefited their research and careers.

AQUAEXCEL2020 12th TNA Call for access is now open !

The twelfth TNA call for access with AQUAEXCEL2020 is now open. This gives European researchers and research teams the opportunity to apply for scientific research that utilises the facilities of any of the 39 participating aquaculture research facilities.   The closing date for this call is the 16th of November 2018.

 

For further information, visit AQUAEXCEL2020  or check to leaflet below:

AQUAEXCEL2020 latest newsletter

The fifth edition of the AQUAEXCEL2020 project newsletter has now been published and is available to download from the AQUAEXCEL2020 website (or see below).

 

As well as recent news and highlights from the project, you will find a full list of future aquaculture training courses and Transnational Access calls, a tasty fish recipe and fishy brain teaser!

The newsletter is one of nine which will be published throughout the duration of AQUAEXCEL2020, an H2020-funded research infrastructure project that aims to support the sustainable growth of the aquaculture sector in Europe.

 

AQUAEXCEL2020 – Tenth Call for Access now open

The 10th TNA Call for Access of  AQUAEXCEL2020 is now OPEN, with an application deadline of 14 May 2018.

 

For more information, visit:  www.aquaexcel2020.eu/transnational-access/call-access

AQUAEXCEL2020 – Ninth Call for Access now open

On a regular basis, the AQUAEXCEL2020 project will invite proposals from European research groups for scientific research that utilises the facilities of any of the participating aquaculture research infrastructures. The AQUAEXCEL2020 project unites major aquaculture experimental facilities with capacity to undertake experimental trials on a selection of commercially important fish aquaculture species and system types. These installations are made available to the research community for Transnational Access (TNA) with the support of the European Union’s Horizon 2020 Research and Innovation Programme. Transnational Access involves a research group in one country collaborating with one or more AQUAEXCEL2020 Infrastructures that are located in a different country to the applicant, and which offer facilities and expertise not available in their own country.

The facilities available cover the entire range of production systems (cage, pond, recirculation, flowthrough, hatchery and disease challenge); environments (freshwater, marine, cold, temperate and warm water); scales (small, medium and industrial scale); fish species (salmonids, cold and warm water marine fish, freshwater fish and artemia); and fields of expertise (nutrition, physiology, health & welfare, genetics, engineering, monitoring & management technologies).

Interested researchers can propose projects that involve visits of one or in some cases two people to the chosen research infrastructure for periods of up to three months. Access to the research infrastructures and associated travel and subsistence expenses will be paid for under the project. The establishment of new transnational collaborations is strongly encouraged, as well as the participation by SMEs.

 

For more information, visit:  www.aquaexcel2020.eu/transnational-access/call-access