Stiim Aqua Cluster: expanding the EATiP Mirror Platform Network
EATiP is proud to announce that a further national Mirror Platform has joined the EATiP family – Stiim Aqua Cluster. Stiim is the sixteenth national or regional cluster to join EATiP and demonstrates the strong commitment to the Platform from the Norwegian aquaculture industry.
Stiim Aqua Cluster represent a complete ecosystem for aquaculture innovation in Norway. The cluster now has about 130 members and partners from all of the country and is located on the south-western coast of Norway.
This brings the total number or organisations gathered under the EATiP Mirror Platform umbrella to around 1000 members – reaching across all aspects of the aquaculture industry value chain.
Amongst the cluster’s main focus areas are:
- New areas for aquaculture to enhance sustainable seafood production
- Increasing the availability of capital to stimulate innovation and growth
- Promoting R&D projects and sharing of knowledge in member companies
- Facilitating networking events and increasing competence within the indutstry
Blue Planet Academy is the cluster’s platform for promoting best practice in aquaculture. Blue Planet Academy is the world’s largest e-learning platform on aquaculture, offering thousands of videos and a variety of online courses on fish species from salmon to tilapia to customers around the world.
EATiP are delighted to welcome Stiim as a formal member of the platform and look forward to the increased experience, knowledge and potential for aquaculture innovation that our collaboration will bring.
Further details are available from the Stiim Aqua Cluster website and also through the LinkedIn network @Stiim Aqua Cluster