2906, 2020

The word ‘innovation’ has as many definitions as there are fish in a cod end

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For something that means exciting and new, the word ‘innovation’ can be a right old pain. So, we've asked Kara Brydson, FIS Executive Director, to explain how FIS defines the word 'innovation' and how they decide what makes a great project.  The word seems to have as many definitions as

1704, 2020

Scottish Fishing Conference postponed until 2021

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Scottish Fishing Conference 2020: From Innovation to Action Due to ongoing concerns with the Covid-19 pandemic we have taken the difficult decision to postpone the Scottish Fisheries Conference until 2021. The safety and wellbeing of delegates and speakers is our priority. For the latest news, please check the Fisheries Innovation

204, 2020

Innovative ways to catch premium white fish

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As part of a FIS commissioned project (FIS025), researchers at Marine Scotland Science have been investigating the potential for a whitefish trap fishery on the West Coast of Scotland. With this project nearing its completion (April 2020), we caught up with Marine Scotland's Jim Mair, the lead Gear Technician spearheading

2001, 2020

Calling all Scottish seafood stakeholders

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Prioritising your innovation needs for a more prosperous and sustainable Scottish seafood industry Fisheries Innovation Scotland believes that innovation will release untapped potential for greater prosperity and sustainability in Scotland’s seafood industry. Our organisation exists to facilitate projects that can make the greatest positive change for the industry in Scotland