PROFIUS

Preservation of underutilized fish biomasses for improved quality, stability and utilization

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1st
Use of fish tuna side-streams

Collection of side-streams from Bluefin tuna and Lumpfish with identification of logistics and preservation challenges

2nd
Transform the side-streams into feed

Utilization of side-streams and fish feed and fish oil development

3rd
Feed lumpfish

Fish feed and fish oil products testing and validation on commercially relevant aquaculture species

WHAT IS PROFIUS

We transform Fish Side Streams into valuable products!

The aim of PROFIUS is to address challenges in the supply chain related to lumpfish (roe and carcass) and tuna side-streams by developing preservation solutions for maintaining quality and improving utilization of the entire biomass.

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OUR FUNDING AGENCIES

 Project PROFIUS has received funding

 from the European Union’s Horizon 2020 Research and Innovation program and from the following agencies:

Norway

In Norway, Project PROFIUS is funded by The Research Council of Norway

Iceland

In Iceland, Project PROFIUS is funded by The Icelandic Centre for Research

Innovation Fund – Denmark

In Denmark, Project PROFIUS is funded by Innovation Fund Denmark

Grant Agreement No: 1036-00005B
BlueBio – Europe

In Europe, Project PROFIUS is funded by the European Union’s Horizon 2020 research and innovation programme

Grant Agreement No: 817992

Xjenza – Malta

In Malta, Project PROFIUS is funded by Xjenza the Malta Council for Science and Technology

Grant Agreement No: BB-2020-04
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News and more of our research discoveries and improvements

PROFIUS stakeholders’ engagement event in Malta

PROFIUS Maltese partner AquaBioTech Group organised a workshop on Friday, March 1st, to showcase the results of the work to improve the utilization of tuna side-stream. Several stakeholders from private[…]

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8th PROFIUS project meeting

On February 1st the consortium met in an online project meeting to present and discuss the progress. This was the 8th consortium meeting, less than one year from the end[…]

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Successful PROFIUS project meeting in Iceland

From 5-6 October 2023 the PROFIUS partners were united in Iceland for project meeting. Even though it was the end of the 2nd year of the project, it was the[…]

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