Smart Cages

Title: Application of Smart Systems for enhanced fish management and welfare in cage aquaculture

Funding Source: EP Fisheries

Budget IMBBC: 197,959€

Start / End Date: 2018 - 2020

Web site URL:

Project Progress: 100%

Principal Investigator:

Nikos Papandroulakis

Project Members:

Research Directions:

Production technologies

Fish health

Fish behaviour


The project's objective is the development of smart systems that facilitate the management of an aquaculture unit and contribute to the timely detection of problems directly affecting the fish welfare and growth. The project targets to reduce human presence during production, in order to enable the installation of the cages in off-shore locations.