This project was originally funded as a feasibility study (FS017) and has now been awarded funding to continue the project into the R&D...Read More.
Heriot-Watt University and partners are working towards an economically viable gear innovation that reduces bycatch and environmental impacts associated with the Newhaven scallop...Read More.
Many UK crab and lobster units of assessments are out of date and lack data to conduct stock assessment. Stock assessment data collection...Read More.
There is a legal and moral obligation to monitor fisheries for bycatch of sensitive species. Throughout European waters on-board observer programmes are currently...Read More.
This project will assess the feasibility of moving to electric power (either in whole or part) for small scale fisheries using new technology,...Read More.
This project will investigate the potential to establish a new, commercially viable fishery that harvests king scallops using illuminated traps. In 2019, Fishtek...Read More.
Sustainable fishery management requires evidence to support decision-making. Commercial fishery catch rates are an important source of information on the abundance of exploited...Read More.
The accumulation of human pathogens (e.g. bacteria and viruses) as well as biotoxins in marine molluscs is a major food safety problem faced...Read More.
Congratulations to the projects successfully funded from our second call.