The AquaSmart project was represented by Kostas Seferis, Gary Mcmanus and Tom Flynn from i2s, TSSG and TFC Research and Innovation Limited respectively, at the Aquaculture Europe 2016, an important 3 day conference event which was held at Edinburgh International Conference Centre (EICC). At the conference, the aquaSmart tool, which will soon be launched onto the market, was introduced.
Aquaculture is facing a new era of expansion in Europe and has an important role to play in food security as well as its economic growth. Nevertheless, we are obliged to have in mind the impacts on the environment. Future Brief from Science for Environment Policy, in a few words, is presentented, as an overview of research into aquaculture’s impacts.