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International Ballan Wrasse Conference - online May 27

SAIC, Sustainable Aquaculture Innovation Centre, in collaboration with Argyll based Otter Ferry Seafish, is delighted to host the International Ballan Wrasse Conference, May 2021.

This virtual conference will provide an international forum for sharing knowledge and experience on the rearing, welfare and deployment of Ballan wrasse. It will be discussing producers’ standards and best practices, disseminating research findings, exploring future R&D priorities, and connecting producers, customers, academia and other stakeholders.

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Leading the blue economy - A’ stiùireadh an eaconamaidh ghorm

The marine resource of the Highlands and Islands is an enviable and unique asset, not only for the region, but for Scotland and the whole United Kingdom. It has created and maintained valuable economic opportunities for generations, in sectors as varied as aquaculture, fisheries, life sciences, tourism and renewable energy. With the right strategic approach, carefully targeted investment and access to excellent science and skills, we believe it has the potential to deliver much more, playing a key role in the contribution made by Scotland’s rural economy, supporting a sustainable future for hundreds of communities around its coasts and, in doing so, contributing significantly to the country’s net zero ambition

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IBioIC's 7th Annual Conference - open for registrations

IBioIC’s annual conference is the largest industrial biotechnology conference in the UK.

IBioIC's 7th Annual Conference will return in February 2021 with an impressive line up of high-profile speakers and more of the high-value networking opportunities the community has come to expect from this event.

The seventh IBioIC annual conference will be hosted virtually given the uncertainties around COVID-19, and will take place on 10 and 11 February 2021.

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Insect Farming - Introduction Events with Zero Waste Scotland

Both agriculture and aquaculture – or fish farms – have worked hard to maximise sustainability in recent years, but there is still a growing need for more sustainable sources of feed proteins to reduce pressure on the environment, support biodiversity, and help fight the climate crisis. Insects could play a valuable role as an alternative feedstock for fish, poultry and pigs – while they can also be used to make pet food.

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Scottish Seaweed Industry Association Annual Conference 18-19 February Oban

The SSIA is holding its annual conference in Oban on Tuesday 18th February 2020 followed by a day of workshops at SAMS ( Scottish Association for Marine Science) on Wednesday 19th.

An interesting line-up of speakers for the conference on 18th February has been confirmed, and topics announced for the workshops to be held the next day, 19th February at The Scottish Association for Marine Science.

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