project . 2017 - 2021 . Closed

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Setting up high-value sea cucumber chain in Europe through a new fishing gear with no environmental impact and advanced processing equipment
Open Access mandate for Publications European Commission
  • Funder: European CommissionProject code: 778135 Call for proposal: H2020-SMEINST-2-2016-2017
  • Funded under: H2020 | SME-2 Overall Budget: 2,436,820 EURFunder Contribution: 1,705,780 EUR
  • Status: Closed
  • Start Date
    01 Sep 2017
    End Date
    31 Jul 2021
  • Detailed project information (CORDIS)
  • Open Access mandate
    Research Data: No
Description
AURORA SEAFOOD is the Icelandic SME currently leading the incipient Sea Cucumber (SC) industry in Iceland —the leading country in the SC business in Europe. The seafood fishery and processing industries are claiming for long-term sustainable and efficient innovations that assure the economical profitability of business. Firstly, the high percentage of the costs of raw material, due to low availability of traditional species at sea, creates the need for species diversification. Europe still has huge potential to exploit other species highly valued in international markets. Secondly, the intensive manual labour in the production of seafood goods poses a risk. TOPB...
Description
AURORA SEAFOOD is the Icelandic SME currently leading the incipient Sea Cucumber (SC) industry in Iceland —the leading country in the SC business in Europe. The seafood fishery and processing industries are claiming for long-term sustainable and efficient innovations that assure the economical profitability of business. Firstly, the high percentage of the costs of raw material, due to low availability of traditional species at sea, creates the need for species diversification. Europe still has huge potential to exploit other species highly valued in international markets. Secondly, the intensive manual labour in the production of seafood goods poses a risk. TOPB...
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