The coalition of experts driving strategic innovation for a prosperous and sustainable UK seafood industry.
EXPLORE OUR WORK
Fisheries Innovation and Sustainabilityadmin2023-09-13T15:02:00+00:00
Since 2014, FIS has leveraged more than £3million in investment into innovation for sustainable UK seafood.
FIS WORK AREAS
FIS is currently focusing its efforts on the following three work areas.
All of our other past projects can be explored and searched for here.
Smartrawl puts the UK at the forefront of eliminating illegal discards and bycatch. FIS’s AI-aided precision fishing system will allow skippers to retain commercially valuable catch while releasing other animals back into sea unharmed.
FIS is investigating how to decarbonise fishing vessels in ways that are practical, safe, and competitive for UK fleets. Our partner, Macduff Ship Design, has developed the first detailed plans for net zero UK fishing vessels.
With our seafood supply chain partners, FIS tested how digital technologies can strengthen UK seafood markets by improving traceability and verification, supporting scientific data collection, and adding value to catches.
Smartrawl, net zero fishing vessels, digitalisation and ‘thinking the unthinkable’ were hot topics at Fishmongers’ Hall this week (28 Nov), where we brought our new Stakeholder Committee and Board of Trustees together to discuss game-changing innovation to support
The 2023 FIS Annual General Meeting will take place in London on Wednesday 29 November. FIS Trustees will formally receive the charity’s annual accounts, after which the FIS Annual Report & Financial Statement will be available on the