Open Calls

For information on current FIS calls for research project proposals, competitions and bursaries please see below;

 

International Study Bursary Programme - FIS019

Fisheries Innovation Scotland (FIS) is opening its International Study Bursary Programme, designed to help the career development of those working in or with the commercial fishing industry: catching, processing, supply chain, NGO, academia and so on. Awards will be made to winning applicants who have identified a specific short international study trip they believe will benefit their career and their ability to contribute to the sector in Scotland. The overarching theme of the study visit will be to address any aspect to any aspect of fisheries (processing, supply chain, NGO, academia and so on) f Fisheries Innovation and Sustainability.

This is a competitive Programme, with the best applicant receiving a study bursary each year. It is open to any Scottish-based individual, without gender or other bias.

For further information and guidance on applying please visit the FIS019 project page. Applications must be submitted using the 2017/18 International Study Bursary Application Form.

The Closing Date for applications is 31st October 2017

 

Fisheries Innovation Award Competition – FIS018

Fisheries Innovation Scotland (FIS) is launching the first of what will become annual award competitions. Applications are open to all, and the competition is free to enter. For 2017, FIS is looking for new ideas that will increase the profitability of the sector through:

Entrants can choose either category, and winners in both categories will be eligible for an Award and a prize:

It is possible that FIS could take forward one or more of the winning ideas into full research or development projects, providing entrants with the added satisfaction of knowing that their ideas might be more widely taken up within the industry.

For further information and guidance on applying please visit the FIS018 project page. Applications must be submitted using the 2017 Innovation Award Competition Entry Form.

The Closing Date for applications is 31st October 2017