The Scottish Aquaculture Innovation Centre has received a £10m, 5-year funding package to support the sustainable growth of the sector and re-affirm Scotland’s position as a global leader in innovation and seafood production.
Research into the genetics of sea lice resistance and SRS has been shortlisted for the prestigious Newton Prize, which serves to highlight science and innovation promoting economic development of Newton partner countries.
Scottish fish geneticist Dr Ross Houston, a former professor at the Roslin Institute, will take primary responsibility for the internal breeding programmes and product development at Benchmark Genetics.
Benchmark, a world leader in salmon genetics and the world leading supplier of salmon eggs, is pleased to announce the commencement of production at its new land based breeding facility in Salten, Norway.
Aquaculture is our fastest growing farmed food sector, and was the focus of discussion at our recent MSZ Business Forum with guest speaker Ross Houston, Personal Chair of Aquaculture Genetics and Deputy Director for Translation and Commercialisation at th...
These Awards celebrate leaders in this vibrant sector and recognise valued contributions over the last 12 months. Several categories to enter including 'Animal Health, Agritech and Aquaculture', and a new Sustainability Award.
Midlothian Science Zone Business Forum attendees were introduced to the history and expertise in livestock, animal welfare and aquaculture by The Moredun Group and the facilities on Pentlands Science Park.