Abstract Submission for WEFTA 2017 is now open

Abstract submission for the 47th Conference of the West European Fish Technologists' Association (WEFTA) is now open. The theme for this years conference is "Innovative Technologies for Healthy and Sustainable Seafood production" with international experts across every field of seafood R&D providing in-depth insights across fish, shellfish, seaweed and marine ingredients technologies.

Jerico-NEXT Transnational Access to Coastal Observatories: 2nd Call now Open

The second Call for access to the JERICO-NEXT Coastal Observatories, Supporting Facilities and Special Equipment is open from 20 February to 10 April 2017 for activities scheduled in the period September 2017 - August 2018 subsequent to a formal screening and selection process.

The user groups will be selected by a Selection Panel, consisting of independent international experts.

Brilliant Marine Research Ideas grant for researchers affiliated to a Flemish University/College

The grants will be awarded for the first time to researchers affiliated to a Flemish University or Flemish University College with, at the time of application, less than 6 years of research experience at pre-doc level (i.e. since starting PhD research). The overall budget available for the grants is EUR 10000.  However, each grant will have a maximum fund of EUR 5000.

Big Ocean Button Challenge

The XPRIZE Ocean Initiative is dedicated to ensuring our ocean is healthy, valued and understood. The Big Ocean Button Challenge is a $100,000 app development competition to turn ocean data, into the products and services we need.

This challenge is important because there is a wealth of ocean data being collected, but so little of it being used. As long as ocean data remains disconnected, we are unable to address the critical challenges our ocean faces.