Title: Developing a strategy for aquaculture research in the Mediterranean

Funding Source: EU FP7

Budget IMBBC: 33,400€

Start / End Date: 2010 - 2013

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Project Progress: 100%

Principal Investigator:

George Rigos

Project Members:

Research Directions:


The strategic aim of the AQUAMED project is to reinforce scientific collaboration between the main stakeholders concerned with of the freshwater and marine aquaculture sectors in the Mediterranean basin. Stakeholders include research performing organisations and Universities, industry, NGOs, policy managers in both EU and non-EU member states. This aim has been set in order to

(1) promote a sustainable development of the activity and

(2) improve coordination and programming of research activities funded both at national andcommunity levels.

The project consortium will prioritise communication between key actors in the aquaculture sector.