EUROPEAN MARITIME & FISHERIES FUND FINAL AQUACULTURE ROUND IN SCOTLAND
European Maritime & Fisheries Fund final aquaculture round in Scotland. The Scottish Government has announced the EMFF’s Final Aquaculture round and closure of the Sea-fisheries and Processing & Marketing funding.
Marine Scotland’s announcement says: “Due to unprecedented demand, the funding for Sea Fisheries and Processing & Marketing is fully committed and we are closed to new applications under these measures.
“The Aquaculture measure is open for a final round to commit the small amount of remaining funding with decisions on awards being made in the autumn 2019.”
Applications for the final aquaculture round can be made via the European Maritime & Fisheries Fund (EMFF) online applications and claims system. More information at: https://www2.gov.scot/Topics/marine/grants-subsidies
Meanwhile, the Scottish Aquaculture Innovation Centre (SAIC) says people with any queries with regards to the above and where they think SAIC may be able to help, to get in touch: email: email@example.com
European Maritime & Fisheries Fund
It is one of the five European Structural and Investment (ESI) Funds which complement each other and seek to promote a growth and job based recovery in Europe.
- helps fishermen in the transition to sustainable fishing
- supports coastal communities in diversifying their economies
- finances projects that create new jobs and improve quality of life along European coasts
- supports sustainable aquaculture developments
- makes it easier for applicants to access financing.