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


GDP of Irish seafood


Government Investment


Total no. working in seafood


Registered Fishing Vessels

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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Reducing catches of small fish with T90 mesh

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Fish Survivability on the Pier

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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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Fisheries Management Chart Fisheries Management Chart

The BIM Fisheries Management Chart has been produced annually since 2005 and collates the numerous EU regulations regarding Technical Measures that the Irish Fishing Industry must comply with on a daily basis. Technical measures are rules governing how and where fishermen may fish.

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Species Directory Species Directory


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