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Smart fisheries technologies for an efficient, compliant and environmentally friendly fishing sector

Objective

The objective of SMARTFISH is to develop, test and promote a suite of high-tech systems for the EU fishing sector, to optimize resource efficiency, to improve automatic data collection for fish stock assessment, to provide evidence of compliance with fishery regulations and to reduce ecological impact. SMARTFISH exploits technological developments in machine vision, camera technology, data processing, machine learning, artificial intelligence, big data analysis, smartphones/tablets, LED technology, acoustics and ROV technology to build systems for monitoring, analyzing and improving processes for all facets of the fishing sector, from extraction, to assessment, to monitoring and control. The SMARTFISH systems will:
- assist fishermen in making informed decisions during pre-catch, catching, and post-catch phases of the extraction process. This improves catch efficiencies and compositions in fisheries across the EU, leading to improved economic efficiency while reducing unintended fish mortality, unnecessary fishing pressure and ecosystem damage.
- provide new data for stock assessment from commercial fishing and improve the quality and quantity of data that comes from traditional assessment surveys. This provides more accurate assessment of currently assessed stocks and allow the assessment of data-poor stocks.
- permit the automatic collection of catch data to ensure compliance with fisheries management regulations.
The SMARTFISH systems are tested and demonstrated in several EU fisheries. This contributes to promoting the uptake of the systems by extraction sector and fisheries agencies. An interdisciplinary consortium with technology developers and instrument suppliers, fishing companies, research and fisheries management institutes and universities will realize SMARTFISH. They are active at national and international levels and well placed to ensure the uptake of SMARTFISH systems by fishing industry and fisheries managers and stock assessment scientists.

Call for proposal

H2020-SFS-2016-2017

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Sub call

H2020-SFS-2017-1

Coordinator

SINTEF OCEAN AS
Net EU contribution
€ 1 600 000,00
Address
Paul Fjermstads Veg 59
7052 Trondheim
Norway

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Norge Trøndelag Trøndelag
Activity type
Research Organisations
Other funding
€ 0,00

Participants (19)

FUNDACION AZTI - AZTI FUNDAZIOA
Spain
Net EU contribution
€ 464 200,00
Address
Txatxarramendi Ugartea Z/g
48395 Sukarrieta

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Region
Noreste País Vasco Bizkaia
Activity type
Research Organisations
Other funding
€ 0,00
DANMARKS TEKNISKE UNIVERSITET
Denmark
Net EU contribution
€ 1 070 587,88
Address
Anker Engelunds Vej 101
2800 Kongens Lyngby

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Region
Danmark Hovedstaden Københavns omegn
Activity type
Higher or Secondary Education Establishments
Other funding
€ 0,00
MARINE SCOTLAND
United Kingdom
Net EU contribution
€ 481 875,00
Address
Victoria Road 375
AB119DB Aberdeen

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Region
North Eastern Scotland Aberdeen City and Aberdeenshire
Activity type
Public bodies (excluding Research Organisations and Secondary or Higher Education Establishments)
Other funding
€ 0,00
MELBU SYSTEMS AS
Norway
Net EU contribution
€ 66 244,50
Address
Sminesgata 3
8445 Melbu

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SME

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

Yes
Region
Norge Nord-Norge Nordland
Activity type
Private for-profit entities (excluding Higher or Secondary Education Establishments)
Other funding
€ 46 853,00
UNIVERSITY OF CUKUROVA
Türkiye
Net EU contribution
€ 90 000,00
Address
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01330 Adana

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Region
Akdeniz Adana Adana
Activity type
Higher or Secondary Education Establishments
Other funding
€ 0,00
THE SECRETARY OF STATE FOR ENVIRONMENT, FOOD AND RURAL AFFAIRS
United Kingdom
Net EU contribution
€ 600 000,00
Address
Area 1a, Nobel House, Smith Square 17
SW1P 3JR London

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Region
London Inner London — West Westminster
Activity type
Public bodies (excluding Research Organisations and Secondary or Higher Education Establishments)
Other funding
€ 0,00
MERSIN UNIVERSITESI
Türkiye
Net EU contribution
€ 86 400,00
Address
Ciftlikkoy Kampusu Rektorluk Binas
33343 Mersin

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Region
Akdeniz Adana Mersin
Activity type
Higher or Secondary Education Establishments
Other funding
€ 0,00
STIFTELSEN SINTEF

Participation ended

Norway
Net EU contribution
€ 0,00
Address
Strindveien 4
7034 Trondheim
Region
Norge Trøndelag Trøndelag
Activity type
Research Organisations
Other funding
€ 0,00
NORGES TEKNISK-NATURVITENSKAPELIGE UNIVERSITET NTNU
Norway
Net EU contribution
€ 117 250,00
Address
Hogskoleringen 1
7491 Trondheim

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Norge Trøndelag Trøndelag
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Higher or Secondary Education Establishments
Other funding
€ 0,00
UNIVERSITY OF EAST ANGLIA
United Kingdom
Net EU contribution
€ 438 358,75
Address
Earlham Road
NR4 7TJ Norwich

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East of England East Anglia Norwich and East Norfolk
Activity type
Higher or Secondary Education Establishments
Other funding
€ 0,00
MARPORT FRANCE
France
Net EU contribution
€ 300 000,00
Address
2, Allée Copernic - Espace Euréka Parc Technologique De Soye
56270 Ploemeur

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Region
Bretagne Bretagne Morbihan
Activity type
Private for-profit entities (excluding Higher or Secondary Education Establishments)
Other funding
€ 766 250,00
ZUNIBAL SL
Spain
Net EU contribution
€ 61 936,00
Address
Idorsolo 1
48160 Derio

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SME

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

Yes
Region
Noreste País Vasco Bizkaia
Activity type
Private for-profit entities (excluding Higher or Secondary Education Establishments)
Other funding
€ 26 564,00
SAFETYNET TECHNOLOGIES LIMITED
United Kingdom
Net EU contribution
€ 80 675,87
Address
North House 198 High Street
TN9 1BE Tonbridge

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SME

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

Yes
Region
South East (England) Kent West Kent
Activity type
Private for-profit entities (excluding Higher or Secondary Education Establishments)
Other funding
€ 34 575,38
NERGARD HAVFISKE AS
Norway
Net EU contribution
€ 60 585,00
Address
Langnesveien 18
9408 Harstad

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Region
Norge Nord-Norge Troms og Finnmark
Activity type
Private for-profit entities (excluding Higher or Secondary Education Establishments)
Other funding
€ 25 965,00
PATXIKU BERRIA CB

Participation ended

Spain
Net EU contribution
€ 0,00
Activity type
Private for-profit entities (excluding Higher or Secondary Education Establishments)
Other funding
€ 0,00
INTERFISH PRODUCER ORGANISATION LIMITED
United Kingdom
Net EU contribution
€ 60 068,75
Address
Wallsend Industrial Estate, Cattedown Road
PL4 0RW Plymouth

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Region
South West (England) Devon Plymouth
Activity type
Private for-profit entities (excluding Higher or Secondary Education Establishments)
Other funding
€ 25 743,75
LARRASMENDI BI SOCIEDAD LIMITADA
Spain
Net EU contribution
€ 45 199,88
Address
Egikazu Kaia 23
48700 Ondarroa

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SME

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

Yes
Region
Noreste País Vasco Gipuzkoa
Activity type
Private for-profit entities (excluding Higher or Secondary Education Establishments)
Other funding
€ 19 371,37
SINTEF AS
Norway
Net EU contribution
€ 300 735,00
Address
Strindvegen 4
7034 Trondheim

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Norge Trøndelag Trøndelag
Activity type
Research Organisations
Other funding
€ 0,00
PESQUERAS HERBON SL
Spain
Net EU contribution
€ 52 647,88
Address
Gr/ Montesol 13
20016 Donostia S Gipuskoa

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SME

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

Yes
Region
Noreste País Vasco Gipuzkoa
Activity type
Private for-profit entities (excluding Higher or Secondary Education Establishments)
Other funding
€ 22 563,37