Entries by Catherine Pons

Mediterranean and Black Sea regional marine data for aquaculture workshop

The workshop was organized by EATiP in conjunction with Copernicus Marine, EMODnet and the European Commission (DG MARE and DG DEFIS), as a follow-up of the successful event addressing environmental monitoring for aquaculture in the North Atlantic (see the report on MARINE DATA TO SUPPORT AQUACULTURE IN THE NORTH ATLANTIC). About 80 aquaculture company stakeholders, experienced […]

Summing up 2020 and looking forward to 2021

Towards the end of this unusual year, where the economy has been hit hard and established certainties have been challenged, EATiP is preparing for a period of high activity. Continued joint efforts are needed to consolidate the role of aquaculture in society, as part of the Green Deal and in Horizon Europe. Through the support […]

New Year New Roles

We are delighted to announce that further to a reorganisation of our resources during the autumn, David Bassett has joined the EATiP team in the capacity as Senior Adviser. Familiar to many EATiP members through our General Assembly meetings, since 2017 David has been working with EATiP as the project manager for the EU Horizon […]

Marine data to support aquaculture in the Mediterranean and Black Seas

Co-organised by EATiP, EMODnet, Copernicus Marine (CMEMS) and DG MARE/DG DEFIS When? March 24-25 (tentative) (3 hour meeting each day 10:00-13:00 CET) Where? Online: Invitation-only Who will attend? Aquaculture industry and authorities (focus Mediterranean/Black Sea), EMODnet and CMEMS representatives, European Commission policy, some invited projects e.g. Blue-Cloud, EuroSea, FORCOAST, other… What is the workshop about? […]


DG MARE is setting up an expert working group to understand the potential and knowledge gaps of macro-algae culture in providing ecosystem services. This done through the Eklipse platform, that is helping governments, institutions, businesses and NGOs to make better-informed decisions when it comes to biodiversity in Europe. For more information, see Calls – EKLIPSE, […]


Dear Aquaculture stakeholders, BIOGEARS project kindly asks for your input and views for the potential implementation of biobased ropes in the European aquaculture sector. BIOGEARS is an EASME EMFF funded project, under the Call Topic: EMFF-01-2018 Blue Labs: innovative solutions for maritime challenges. BIOGEARS aims to provide the European aquaculture sector with biobased, biodegradable ropes […]


  Europe has one of the world’s highest standards of animal welfare. It provides the European aquaculture sector with a competitive advantage in the consumer’s search for safe, healthy and environmental-friendly food products. The Farm to Fork Strategy, which is at the heart of the European Green Deal, is aiming to strengthen this position. The […]