EU funding opportunities for the Marine Environment and Aquaculture

10 December 2015

Marine Environment and Aquaculture

10th December 2015 | University of Stirling | Iris Murdoch Building | Stirling | FK9 4LA
9:30 – 16:00

There will remote access facilities for those not able to attend in person.

The marine environment is one of Scotland and the UK’s major natural assets, as well as an increasingly important source of economic growth and innovation. Given “Blue Growth” is gaining momentum at EU level from a policy and research perspective, this timely event will help attendees to better understand opportunities.

This workshop will bring together both the environmental and innovation aspects of the marine environment. It will provide a forum to learn more about the current and future funding opportunities as well as discuss and further develop your own project concepts.

Areas of discussion

  • Marine science and aquaculture in Horizon 2020
  • Marine environment in LIFE
  • Marine funding opportunities in Interreg
  • The UK European Maritime and Fisheries Fund
  • Opportunities for SMEs
  • Marine science and aquaculture opportunities with Innovate UK

Register for the event

The workshop is open to all interested Scottish and UK stakeholders, including:

  • Academia
  • Industry (large companies as well as SMEs)
  • Public sector stakeholders
  • Research and Technology organisations
  • NGOs

This event is being delivered with the support of the Scottish EU Research and Innovation Steering Group and the Scottish Focus Group on EU Funding for the Environment and in collaboration with the Scottish Aquaculture Innovation Centre and the Knowledge Transfer Network.

For further information, or to express interest, please contact us via


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