In this section you will find information on our Funding schemes, Training opportunities and Advisory services to support and enable you as an Aquaculture operator active in the Irish Seafood Industry.


GDP of Irish seafood


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No. of Aquaculture sites

Business of Seafood, 2022

Funding Funding

We provide grant aid right across the Irish Seafood Industry. Find out what funding options are applicable to your business.

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Training Training

We can help you and your staff develop key skills with training across all sectors of the Irish Seafood Industry, from upskilling in your existing area, to exploring new career paths for novice entrants. Our National Colleges are ISO accredited.

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Industry Projects Industry Projects

Here you can find industry updates about current and completed projects between BIM and Industry, across a range of sustainable, technical and innovative areas.

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Recirculation Aquaculture Multi-trophic Pond Systems (RAMPS)

Recirculating Aquaculture Multi-trophic Pond systems (RAMPS) is an innovative project aimed at expanding Irelands freshwater aquaculture sector.

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Seaweed Development

Since 2008 BIM has worked on the development of the Irish farmed seaweed sector to include the leasing of a licensed marine hatchery and the funding ...

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Advisory Services Advisory Services

Our Business Development Advisors and Technical Experts are here to assist you in creating process efficiencies, technical innovations and aiding competitiveness for your business.

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Sustainability & Certification Sustainability & Certification

BIM can assist you in meeting your environmental legislative requirements, and also to implement best environmental management practices and obtain product certification that contribute to a pristine environment, in which to produce sustainable, safe, seafood.

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