The fund is not currently open for applications. Applicants to our second funding call have been notified of the outcome.
The fund will support projects, ideas and technologies that aim to disrupt the seafood sector. Disruptive innovation is when the application of the technology or idea has a significant impact on the industry or the market. Projects should consider these priorities:
To reduce the environmental impact of seafood.
Technologies to bring the industry into the 21st century.
Ensuring seafood security for years to come.
Creating new partnerships across
the seafood & tech sectors
Strengthening the evidence base for
To improve future certainty for
Sea lice infestation is a major issue facing salmon aquaculture in Scotland. With plans to double production by 2030, the industry needs innovative...
Lumpfish (Cyclopterus lumpus L.) are widely used for controlling sea lice in salmon farming, but their welfare is often challenged by poor husbandry,...
We set-out to assess the spatial and temporal change in bacterial assemblages around the Dunstaffnage fish-farm. The samples that were analysed were collected...
Outlined in this blog post is another one of our second-round funded projects, Innovative Value-Added Cornish Seafood Products (FS103) – a unique collaboration...Read More.
The following blog post describes the aims of one of our second-round funded feasibility studies: Blue Remediation (FS052). Thank you to the #SeafoodInnovators...Read More.
The recently released Baseline Review gives an overview of state-of-the-art technologies and innovations across the global seafood sector.