The UK government has committed nearly £3 million of funding to 17 new projects under the UK Seafood Fund (UKSF), as part of enabling a resilient and sustainable fishing industry equipped for the future and helping level up coastal communities across the union. The 3 August announcement comes as further rounds of the UKSF, which […]

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Ground-breaking fishing research projects given funding boost: 17 projects awarded funds from major £100m investment to research sustainable fisheries practices. Funding awarded to Bangor University to research the impact of towed fishing gear – such as scallop dredging and beam trawling – on blue carbon in seabed sediments. Project aims Seabed sediments are one of […]

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UK Seafood Fund Infrastructure Scheme open for applications The Infrastructure Scheme, part of the £100 million UK Seafood Fund, is now open for applications until 24th May 2022. Competed grant funding is available through the Infrastructure Scheme. The scheme will fund projects that build capability across the UK seafood sector supply chain through investment in: […]

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