Read Carla’s internship blog16th August 2018

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Carla Johnson, who did an aquaculture internship last year, has written a blog post about her experience. You can read all about it here: Logbook notes from an aquaculture internship

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SAIC is hiring – come join us!2nd July 2018

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The SAIC team is dynamic, knowledgeable and friendly – and now we’re looking for two new team members: An Events & Marketing Manager and a Graphic Designer. You can expect a supportive and fun work environment, interesting and varied tasks, and great T&Cs. If you’re an excellent communicator, highly organised […]

SAIC announces PhD programme worth over £500k20th June 2018

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At Aquaculture UK 2018, we announced a new skills initiative and PhD projects worth over £500,000. For the first time, SAIC will fund four PhD positions, each tackling an area of priority research for the industry. This forms the first suite of SAIC PhDs as part of a skills initiative […]

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Change at SAIC: we’re inviting applications for new Board members30th May 2018

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We are now inviting applications and expressions of interest for new members to join the SAIC Board for a minimum of two current and potential future vacancies. We are seeking Board members with an industrial, innovation or academic background. The role of Board members As a member of the SAIC […]

A new survey into Women in UK Aquaculture1st May 2018

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The Scottish Aquaculture Innovation Centre has a remit to connect industry with academia, and to support collaboration. We also play a role in supporting skills development for women and men. In consultation with people working in research and with women working in companies across the UK industry, SAIC has offered to collate feedback about […]

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Gill health project lands £800k funding23rd April 2018

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A new collaborative project to help accelerate understanding of gill health issues in farmed salmon and identify new approaches to overcoming these issues has recently been launched.

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Innovation and the Ripple Effect27th February 2018

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Innovation and The Ripple Effect’ is our progress report for 2014-2017. Over the last three years, SAIC has connected companies who farm our waters with Scotland’s excellent universities – accelerating innovation, strengthening national food security and supporting environmental stewardship. SAIC has facilitated 16 collaborative projects with a combined investment of […]

Food industry heavyweight announced as new Chair of SAIC29th January 2018

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David Gregory, a highly experienced food industry director and former Chairman of Red Tractor Assurance, is to be the new Chairperson of the Scottish Aquaculture Innovation Centre (SAIC). He takes up the role on 1 March 2018. David brings to the position over four decades’ experience spanning the entire food chain […]

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Scottish aquaculture sector embracing innovation support, proves new video case studies14th December 2017

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This week saw the launch of a new video case study campaign by the Scottish Aquaculture Innovation Centre (SAIC), highlighting the way in which the sector is embracing support to innovate and grow. The videos feature the perspectives of a range of contributors: from public sector funders, enterprise agencies and […]

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Salmon and trout producers unite against key barrier to sector growth23rd November 2017

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Scotland’s leading salmon and trout producers have united in a bid to extend the usage and efficacy of the two most environmentally-friendly sea lice treatments. Currently, two possible ways of treating farmed Atlantic salmon against sea lice – a key barrier to sector growth – are to bathe the fish […]

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