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The European Aquaculture Technology and Innovation Platform (EATiP) is registered as a Non-Profit Association in Belgium - Registration number 808 986 136.  

The EATIP Statutes (EN) (also available in French), the Draft EATIP By-laws and the Code of Ethics of its members are available in the Library section of this site, in the category EATIP documents.

Organisation structure


The primary decision-making body for the EATIP is the Board of Directors, which is elected by its Assembly.

The General Assembly is composed of all the effective members; the Assembly is invested with all the powers that allow the realisation of the aims of the association. 

Effective Members are the following:

  1. Non-profit making Associations or Federations whose objectives have a European or National characteristic and which represent a component of the aquaculture value chain (producer, service or material supplier, processor, retailer)
  2. Individual companies, public or private, whose main activity is within the aquaculture value chain.
  3. Research institutions, public or private, and Universities whose activities and objectives are related to the aims of the association.
  4. Financial institutions which invest in or support commercial activities within the aquaculture value chain.

The operational bodies of the Platform include:

  • The Thematic Areas - identified and agreed by the Assembly
  • The Working Groups, acting as components of individual Thematic Areas
  • The Operating Council - composed of Thematic Area Chairpersons and Facilitators
  • The Secretariat -  supports all of the activities of the EATiP's operational bodies.

 EATIP Members
 Board of Directors
 Operating Council
 Thematic Areas
 Working Groups
EATIP is composed of associations and federations, companies, public authorities, institutions and universities, financial institutions, of European or international origin, that each has a declared and professional interest in the sustainable development of European aquaculture.
It has no political character and does no profit-making activities.