Title: AQUAculture infrastructures for EXCELlence in European fish research towards 2020

Funding Source: EU FP7

Budget IMBBC: 450,855€

Start / End Date: 2011 - 2015

Web site URL:

Project Progress: 100%

Principal Investigator:

Pascal Divanach (deceased)

Research Directions:


AQUAEXCEL coordinated the highest class European aquaculture research facilities covering the entire range of production systems, environments, scales, fish species and fields of expertise, in order to: a) provide research teams with access to a wide range of the state-of-the-art infrastructures, b) stimulate innovation through transfer of knowledge, harmonisation and development of best practices across fields of research, production systems and species, c) execute joint research and development activities designed to improve the services currently provided by the infrastructures and d) bridge the gap between the scientific community and the industry through stimulation of problem-based research and enhanced knowledge transfer.