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SAIC co-hosts International Cleaner Fish Summit in Glasgow8th May 2017

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The first ever International Cleaner Fish Summit is underway at the Technology & Innovation Centre in Glasgow, Scotland, co-hosted by the Scottish Aquaculture Innovation Centre (SAIC) in partnership with the Norwegian Seafood Research Fund (FHF). The sold-out knowledge exchange event brings together 180 industry practitioners from the Faroes, Iceland, Ireland, […]

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Sea Lice 2016: in summary29th September 2016

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By Jason Cleaversmith, Aquaculture Innovation Director at SAIC Some folks get all the luck – Sea Lice 2016 in Westport, Ireland, where 300 industry and academic participants took part in a 72-hour sea lice focused extravaganza. A truly international event, commensurate with the challenge, with attendees from Australia, Canada, Chile, […]

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Non-medicinal sea lice control takes another step forward30th June 2016

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The drive to control sea lice through non-medicinal approaches has taken another step forward with the start of a new £2.12m lumpsucker project, co-funded by the Scottish Aquaculture Innovation Centre (SAIC). News of the project – a collaboration between industry partners Marine Harvest Scotland, the Scottish Salmon Company, Otterferry Seafish, […]

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SAIC-supported cleaner fish project scoops innovation award3rd June 2016

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Scottish Sea Farms was last night crowned winner of the Scottish Food & Drink Excellence Award for Innovation for its pioneering approach to sea lice control – an approach co-funded by the Scottish Aquaculture Innovation Centre (SAIC). Involving the co-habitation of farmed salmon with commercially-farmed wrasse that eat sea lice, […]

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