It is possible to obtain mussels that do not accumulate toxins using genetic selection techniques. This is the conclusion reached after several years of study by researchers from various institutions, leading by Centro de Investigacións Mariñas (CIMA).
SEAFOODTOMORROW is a new, €7m European Union Horizon 2020-funded project that aims to develop innovative sustainable solutions for improving the safety and dietary properties of seafood in Europe. Addressing the challenge to meet the growing market need for safe and sustainable seafood, the project will generate new knowledge to develop commercial solutions for improving the socio-economic and environmental sustainability of the European seafood production and processing industry.
On November 29, the event “Technologies and innovative solutions to face the environmental challenges of the canning industry” will be held in Vigo, organized by Cetaqua, the Galician Center for Water Research Foundation and ANFACO CECOPESCA.
Erasmus for Young Entrepreneurs helps provide aspiring European entrepreneurs with the skills necessary to start and/or successfully run a small business in Europe. New entrepreneurs gather and exchange knowledge and business ideas with an experienced entrepreneur, with whom they stay and collaborate for a period of 1 to 6 months.
Hifas da Terra received the 2016 Spanish Food Award #Alimentosdespaña from the Ministry of Agriculture, Fisheries, Food and the Environment which recognized the excellence of its products and the incredible work behind the label Hifas da Terra.
The Galician Center for Water Research/ Fundación Centro Gallego de Investigaciones del Agua, Cetaqua Galicia, has been recognized by the Ministry of Economy and Competitiveness of the Spanish Government as a Technological Innovation Support Center.