Yoni van Breukelen, Author at Agri-EPI Centre

Entries by Yoni van Breukelen

Transformation of Scottish salmon production

With a new innovation concept ‘SeaCAP 6000’, Agri-EPI and partners explore transformational ways of producing salmon, which currently still faces challenges associated with ‘open water’ production related to water quality, environmental pollution, and escapes.

New project explores innovative approach to salmon production

An innovative aquaculture project has been launched to prove the engineering for a new way of producing salmon off the Scottish coast that improves fish welfare and is more environmentally friendly. Inverness-based SME Aqua Innovations, with the support of several partners and an industry-led steering group, has secured funding via the UK Seafood Innovation Fund to undertake the detailed design stage of the ‘SeaCAP 6000’ – a new floating, contained 6,000m3 pen to grow salmon smolts to full harvest weight.

A3 Scotland 2022: Save the date

As sponsor and event partner, Agri-EPI announces the inaugural A3 Scotland for this year to be postponed to 26-27 April in 2022. The conference, themed ‘Transition to Net Zero, focuses on encouraging innovation, investment and collaboration in animal health and sustainable food production.