Scottish consortiums take giant leap forward for salmon gill health

Two Scottish consortiums, backed by the Scottish Aquaculture Innovation Centre (SAIC), are embarking on ambitious initiatives, valued at a combined £3.5 million, to improve gill health and resilience among farmed Atlantic salmon – one of the industry’s most significant challenges. The projects will bring together the expertise of a range of world-renowned businesses and academic institutions, led by Scotland’s Rural College (SRUC); the Roslin Institute (part...

SAIC announces PhD programme worth over £500k

Opportunities to grow in the life sciences sector in Scotland continue to arise, at Aquaculture UK 2018, SAIC announced a new skills initiative and PhD projects worth over £500,000. For the first time, SAIC will fund four PhD positions, each tackling an area of priority research for the industry. This forms the first suite of SAIC PhDs as part of a skills initiative closely allied...

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