BIM's mission is to grow a thriving Irish seafood industry; expand the raw material base, add value and develop efficient supply chains that together deliver on the Government's Food harvest 2025 targets for seafood and create sustainable jobs.

Overview of BIM

BIM’s mission is to grow a thriving Irish seafood industry; expand the raw material base, add value and develop efficient supply chains that together deliver on the Government’s Food Harvest 2020 targets for seafood and create sustainable jobs.

We help to develop the Irish seafood industry by providing:

  • technical expertise
  • business support
  • funding
  • training
  • and by promoting responsible environmental practices

Strategy

Oyster farmer at work

BIM Strategy 2013-2017 (pdf 1,482Kb) is an action plan to deliver 1200 jobs and €1 billion seafood sales by building scale and enhancing competitiveness in the Irish seafood sector.

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Our Board Members

The Board of BIM comprises six directors, including a Chairman appointed by the Minister for Agriculture, Food and the Marine. Our Board determines BIM's programmes in the context of EU and national policies and oversees their implementation.

Our Management Team

BIM has three Development Divisions and a Secretariat, each of which is lead by a Director reporting to the Chief Executive.

Our Locations

View our Locations around the coast.

Job Vacancies in BIM

Learn about current Job Vacancies in BIM

Access to Information on the Environment

Customer Charter

Read BIM’s Customer Charter (pdf 114Kb) 

Corporate Governance