NERC and BBSRC are inviting proposals for innovation projects to the UK Aquaculture Initiative, which builds on the 2014 Sustainable Aquaculture capacity-building call. Approximately £1.2M of funding is available for this call for projects that meet the needs of the UK aquaculture industry and create sustainable, tangible economic or societal benefits.
Proposals should aim to address the thematic areas described in call text. Successful innovation projects will utilise the wealth of existing research, data and expertise to enable the development of technologies and solutions for the benefit of practitioners and decision-makers.
The call aims to develop new products, services or solutions based on existing data, knowledge and technologies for businesses, practitioners and/or decision makers to address key challenges facing the aquaculture industry.
Innovation projects should use or translate existing data, knowledge, expertise and technologies into new products, services or solutions which meet a specific end-user need or support decision-making.
Expressions of interest deadline: 26 April 2016, 4pm CET
Full proposals application deadline (invite only): 5 July 2016, 4pm CET
Guidance about the application process is described in the call text.
Find out more at http://www.bbsrc.ac.uk/funding/filter/uk-aquaculture-initiative-innovation-projects