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PrimeFish

Project reference: 635761

Funded under:

H2020-EU.3.2. - SOCIETAL CHALLENGES - Food security, sustainable agriculture and forestry, marine, maritime and inland water research, and the bioeconomy

Developing Innovative Market Orientated Prediction Toolbox to Strengthen the Economic Sustainability and Competitiveness of European Seafood on Local and Global markets

From 2015-03-01 to 2019-02-28, ongoing project

Project details

Total cost: EUR 5 275 426,25

EU contribution: EUR 4 997 912,5

Coordinated in: Iceland

Topic(s):

BG-10-2014 - Consolidating the economic sustainability and competitiveness of European fisheries and aquaculture sectors to reap the potential of seafood markets

Call for proposal:

H2020-BG-2014-2See other projects for this call

Funding scheme:

RIA - Research and Innovation action

Objective

The overall aim of PrimeFish is to improve the economic sustainability of European fisheries and aquaculture sectors. PrimeFish will gather data from individual production companies, industry and sales organisations, consumers and public sources. The data will be related to the competitiveness and economic performance of companies in the sector; this includes data on price development, supply chain relations, markets, consumer behaviour and successful product innovation. The large industry reference group will facilitate access to data on specific case studies. A data repository will be created, and PrimeFish will join the H2020 Open Research Data Pilot to ensure future open access to the data. The effectiveness of demand stimulation through health, label and certification claims will be evaluated and compared with actual consumer behaviour. PrimeFish will assess the non-market value associated with aquaculture and captured fisheries as well as the effectiveness of regulatory systems and thereby provide the basis for improved societal decision making in the future. The collected data will be used to verify models and develop prediction algorithms that will be implemented into a computerized decision support system (PrimeDSS). The PrimeDSS, together with the underlying data, models, algorithms, assumptions and accompanying user instructions will form the PrimeFish Decision Support Framework (PrimeDSF).

The lead users, typically fishermen, aquaculture producers and production companies, will be able to use the PrimeDSF to improve understanding of the functioning of their markets and in setting strategic plans for future production and innovation which in turn will strengthen the long term viability of the European fisheries and aquaculture sectors. This will also benefit consumers, leading to more diversified European seafood products, enhanced added value, novel products and improved information on origin, certification and health claims.

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Coordinator

MATIS OHF

Iceland

Participants

AALBORG UNIVERSITET

Denmark

SP/F SYNTESA

Faeroe Islands

INSTITUT NATIONAL DE LA RECHERCHE AGRONOMIQUE

France

UNIVERSITE SAVOIE MONT BLANC

France

VEREIN ZUR FOERDERUNG DES TECHNOLOGIETRANSFERS AN DER HOCHSCHULE BREMERHAVEN E.V.

Germany

HASKOLI ISLANDS

Iceland

UNIVERSITA DEGLI STUDI DI PARMA

Italy

UNIVERSITA DEGLI STUDI DI PAVIA

Italy

KONTALI ANALYSE AS

Norway

NOFIMA AS

Norway

UNIVERSITETET I TROMSOE

Norway

CENTRO TECNOLOGICO DEL MAR - FUNDACION CETMAR

Spain

THE UNIVERSITY OF STIRLING

United Kingdom

TRUONG DAI HOC NHA TRANG

Vietnam

Memorial University of Newfoundland

Canada

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