Mediterranean aquaculture integrated development
MedAID aims to increase the overall competitiveness and sustainability of the Mediterranean marine fish farming aquaculture sector, throughout the whole value chain. Its objectives will be achieved:
- Through a holistic assessment to identify the main technical, environmental, economic and social challenges which may condition the sustainability of the sector,
- By addressing those technical, environmental, economic and social challenges that the sector currently faces,
- By developing innovative knowledge and tools to improve the performance of the production systems, creating and fostering added-value products and socially acceptable business plans.
- MedAID will combine socioeconomics, biological sciences and food technology to improve competitiveness for the industry by providing strategies for optimizing production processes, marketing, business, administration and sector image and governance.
- The project will provide integrated solutions targeted at solving specific industrial bottlenecks throughout the whole value chain.
- Guides and recommendations produced by MedAID will widen the range of available tools and allow harmonization, networking and data sharing for analysis at regional level.
MedAID is a consortium of 34 partners from 12 countries, composed by experienced R&D groups, companies and institutions from different backgrounds that will interact to face the sector’s constraints to provide state-of-the-art and applied research results, guidelines for improving zootechnical performance, business plans, and integrated recommendations for governance.
European Union in the frame of Horizon 2020, grant agreement number 727315.