Skip to main content

SustainAble Farming for Effective Aquaculture

Objective

Aquaculture is an important food source for the world’s growing population. The increasing demand and productivity of aquaculture leads to global trade in breeding stock, genetic material and aquaculture products for human consumption, but also exacerbates the globalization of pathogens.SAFE-Aqua an international inter- and multidisciplinary consortium, aims to provide scientific solutions to solve disease-related issues in aquaculture using shrimp as a model through research and innovation staff exchange and sharing of knowledge and ideas from research to market. SAFE-Aqua will explore the benefits of developed feed additives on keeping a healthy gut microbial balance, enhancing immune-capacity, and maintaining nutritional integrity of shrimp as a product. To assess these beneficial effects, SAFE-Aqua will synergize the cutting-edge technology platforms, multidisciplinary and complementary expertise, as well as infrastructure from networks of the partnership among the leading research institutes in France, UK and Thailand and a synthetic biology company in Spain.
The outcomes of SAFE-Aqua will undoubtedly help improve competitiveness of EU aquaculture industry whose growth has been relatively constant since year 2000 compared to aquaculture production worldwide. Moreover, we strongly believe that SAFE-Aqua will promote international and inter-sector collaboration through research and innovation staff exchanges and sharing of knowledge and ideas from research to market. The use of cutting-edge innovative technologies will allow to researchers to develop new skill sets helping them to develop their carreers in the best way. In addition administrative staff implicated in the project management will also greatly benefit from the knowledge exchange and build further collaborations.

Coordinator

INSTITUT PASTEUR
Net EU contribution
€ 396 000,00
Address
Rue Du Docteur Roux 25-28
75724 Paris Cedex 15
France

See on map

Region
Ile-de-France Ile-de-France Paris
Activity type
Research Organisations
Non-EU contribution
€ 0,00

Participants (3)

BACMINE SL
Spain
Net EU contribution
€ 22 500,00
Address
Calle Isaac Newton 2 Parque
28760 Tres Cantos

See on map

SME

The organization defined itself as SME (small and medium-sized enterprise) at the time the Grant Agreement was signed.

Yes
Region
Comunidad de Madrid Comunidad de Madrid Madrid
Activity type
Private for-profit entities (excluding Higher or Secondary Education Establishments)
Non-EU contribution
€ 0,00
SWANSEA UNIVERSITY
United Kingdom
Net EU contribution
€ 252 000,00
Address
Singleton Park
SA2 8PP Swansea

See on map

Region
Wales West Wales and The Valleys Swansea
Activity type
Higher or Secondary Education Establishments
Non-EU contribution
€ 0,00
WAGENINGEN UNIVERSITY
Netherlands
Net EU contribution
€ 229 500,00
Address
Droevendaalsesteeg 4
6708 PB Wageningen

See on map

Region
Oost-Nederland Gelderland Veluwe
Activity type
Higher or Secondary Education Establishments
Non-EU contribution
€ 0,00

Partners (1)

Partner

Partner organisations contribute to the implementation of the action, but do not sign the Grant Agreement.

NATIONAL SCIENCE & TECHNOLOGY DEVELOPMENT AGENCY
Thailand
Net EU contribution
€ 0,00
Address
Phaholyothin Road 111 Thailand Science Park
12120 Klong 1 Klongluang

See on map

Activity type
Research Organisations
Non-EU contribution
€ 504 000,00