Aquaculture producers, suppliers, research organisations, universities, associations, NGO’s are invited to become a member of EATiP.

As an EATiP member you are:

  • joining the recognized and trusted organisation for linking research, technology and innovation between the European Commission and the aquaculture sector
  • given the opportunity to share knowledge with the most important aquaculture stakeholders across the private and public sector
  • contributing to our mission of bringing research and development priorities to the European agenda
  • levering your opinions on research, technology and innovation requirements and challenges to authorities at a European level
  • engaging in discussions to deliver common priorities
  • get access to policy documents and other information that is crucial for the development of aquaculture in Europe

What are the responsibilities of Membership?

EATiP members pay an annual fee, on the basis of a fixed system, approved by the General Assembly.  If payment are no longer effectuated, the member will be considered to have resigned.

Apply to become an EATiP member by filling this form !

Professional Companies

For professional companies, the fees in any year are calculated on the basis of the published financial results of the financial year 24 months before.  Turnover in €, as indicated in the table below, is the basis for fee calculation.

Companies are required to provide a copy of the published P/L accounts and balance sheet, authorised (signature & stamp) by a senior officer of the company.  In case the corporate turnover includes revenues from other sectors than aquaculture, a statement to this fact and amount, authorised by a senior representative, is required.

Headcount € Fee Votes
Start up: <10 € 500 1
Small: <50 €1,000 2
Medium: <250 €2,000 5
Large: <250 €7,500 10

Research Organisations

For RTD institutes/Universities, the fees are calculated on staffing levels of persons (researchers/technicians working on aquaculture) in the previous year. Institutes/ Universities must provide a statement to this effect, authorised (signature and stamp) by a senior representative.

Research Personnel € Fee Votes
<5 € 500 1
5-15 €1,000 2
15-50 €1,500 3
>50 €2,000 4


AssociationsFederations and Civil Society organisations that are representative of aquaculture pay a block fee of € 500 each year and have 5 votes.

Associate Members

Associate Members (individual persons) pay an annual fee of €100 but have no voting rights.

Mirror Platforms

Networks interested to become an EATiP Mirror Platform, please check the conditions and criteria as outlined in the Terms of References and contact