Innovation for Sustainable Fisheries

SMARTFISH H2020 is an international research project which aims to develop, test and promote a suite of high-tech systems for the EU fishing sector. The goal is to optimize resource efficiency, improve automatic data collection for fish stock assessment, provide evidence of compliance with fishery regulations and reduce the ecological impact of the industry.

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Experiments at the Oceanarium in Hirtshals

Chief Scientis at SINTEF Ocean, Bent Herrmann at Hirtshals, Denmark In this North Sea Oceanarium, researchers and the industry work to develop future technologies for fisheries in the SmartfishH2020 project. One of the [...]

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Today at #MedFish4Ever high level conference the  #EU #IUU Coalition #IUUwatch will be presenting our joint paper on best practices for achieving transparency & combating #IUUfishing w/in  #RFMOs. More info available at smartfishh2020 photo

The right way towards sustainable fisheries management requires strong political will & stakeholder support, along with clear and agreed objectives and principles, supported by tools for their implementation - data, science, control and financial support. #MediterraneanFuture smartfishh2020 photo

#MedFish4ever conference it's on: Veronika Veits @EU_MARE, shares lessons learnt at EU level. The #CFP reform has led to positive results, even if not everywhere yet: healthier stocks, more profitable fisheries, less fish wasted. The efforts of industry & fishers are paying off. smartfishh2020 photo

Developing innovative solutions to enable commercial fishers to take this jounay is key in the #smartfishh2020 project! smartfishh2020 photo

The @FAO International Symposium on #Fisheries #Sustainability: Strengthening the Science Policy nexus, is to be held in FAO HQ, Rome, Italy, 19-21 November 2019.
Outcomes will be presented at the 34th meeting of the #COFI, in July 2020