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
This project tested the feasibility for the first offshore multispecies mariculture system in the UK, bringing together intertidal and nearshore aquaculture technologies into...
This project will assess the feasibility of moving to electric power (either in whole or part) for small scale fisheries using new technology,...
Sustainable packaging and reducing carbon emissions are key agendas for the fish and seafood industry. Continued use of Expanded Polystyrene Foam boxes and...
The results are in To work towards the continual improvement of the UK Seafood Innovation Fund (SIF) throughout its life, an independent evaluation...Read More.
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.