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Industry-wide support for a centre of innovation excellence, says study

Friday, 16th December 2016
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A scoping study into the concept of a centre of innovation excellence for Scottish aquaculture has found industry-wide support for the initiative.

The Data Lab & CENSIS Launch CyberSecurity Call for projects

Wednesday, 23rd November 2016
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The Data Lab in conjunction with CENSIS is launching a sector specific call for projects, targeting the Cyber security services community in Scotland. We are looking for innovative and collaborative projects between an industry and/or public sector lead organisations, and academic partner(s).

Novel approaches to sea lice control receive £1.76m boost

Friday, 28th October 2016
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The drive to reduce sea lice and increase harvests of Scottish salmon has received a £1.76m boost, following a successful application to the European Maritime Fisheries Fund (EMFF).

Independent Review of Innovation Centres Programme

Monday, 24th October 2016

Innovation centres created by the Scottish Funding Council are safely on track to deliver economic benefit by driving collaboration between business and universities, a new report shows.

CENSIS Technology Summit and Conference 2016

Monday, 17th October 2016
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On Thursday 6th October 2016, delegates from industry, academia and the public sector met to enjoy a full day of speakers and exhibitors at the 3rd CENSIS Technology Summit and Conference in Glasgow.


Friday, 14th October 2016
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In the current era of digital and technological innovation, new technologies seem to appear every day. However, in the crowded market of smart phones, tablets, gaming applications and consoles fantastic, innovative and practical products and services can be lost in the noise.

Mussel spawning trials now underway at pilot hatchery

Wednesday, 5th October 2016
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Trials to get mussels to spawn in a hatchery environment are now underway at the NAFC Marine Centre at the University of the Highlands and Islands (UHI).

International ties promise more advances for Scotland’s shellfish industry

Wednesday, 5th October 2016
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The Scottish Aquaculture Innovation Centre has signed a Letter of Intent with New Zealand’s largest independent science organisation, the Cawthron Institute, to explore research projects of mutual interest – in particular, projects that could lead to higher productivity in the shellfish industry.

Salmon feed innovations set to boost Scotland’s biggest food export market

Wednesday, 31st August 2016
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The Scottish Aquaculture Innovation Centre (SAIC) last night announced over £140,000 support for two projects aimed at improving salmon feed formulations, amplified by over a quarter of a million pounds of funding from industry and academic partners.

New diagnostics tools could save millions for Scottish aquaculture industry

Friday, 26th August 2016
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Monitoring of farmed fish and their environment to be boosted as the Scottish Aquaculture Innovation Centre (SAIC) invests nearly £250,000 in projects to improve biodiversity and fish health in farming.

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