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Axis 2 - Aquaculture & Processing

Processing & Marketing Scheme: Overview

 

Grants are available for a variety of projects related to the preparation of products for human consumption and the treatment of related by-products or waste. Funding is also available to those wishing to undertake projects which will result in value being added to the produce, new and healthier products being produced and quality initiatives.

 

Who Can Apply

 

European rules restrict aid to processing businesses within the European-wide SME definition and those with fewer than 750 employees or a turnover of less than €200 million (around £160m which will vary according to the exchange rate).

 

Guidance

 

 

Contact

 

If you require further information on Processing and Marketing grants please contact:

 

Fisheries Grants Team
Area 1B North
Victoria Quay
EDINBURGH
EH6 6QQ

Tel: 0131 244 6089
Fax: 0131 244 6512
Email: EFF.ScottishGovernment@scotland.gsi.gov.uk

Aquaculture Scheme: Overview

 

Aid can cover capital costs for the construction, extension, equipment and modernisation of new and existing aquaculture enterprises, particularly for innovation, diversification and to improve welfare and environmental standards. Aid cannot be granted for the purchase of broodstock and juveniles of the species to be farmed.

 

Who Can Apply

 

European rules restrict aid to aquaculture businesses within the European-wide SME definition and those with fewer than 750 employees or a turnover of less than €200 million (around £160m which will vary according to the exchange rate).

 

Guidance

 

Contact

 

If you require further information on Aquaculture grants please contact:

 

Fisheries Grants Team
Area 1B North
Victoria Quay
EDINBURGH
EH6 6QQ

 

Tel: 0131 244 6089
Fax: 0131 244 6512
Email: EFF.ScottishGovernment@scotland.gsi.gov.uk