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 through the Sino-Malta Fund 2020 (Science and Technology Cooperation).

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

PROFIUS at AgriFair 2022

PROFIUS Project was represented by AquaBioTech Group at AgriFair2022 in Malta alongside HatcheryMatch Sino-Malta Project and AquaDetector Sino-Malta Project. During these 3 days event, we talked about looking into new applications of lumpfish and tuna-side streams, development of fish feed,[…]

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PROFIUS performed trials in Greenland

Last April, Pernille Bak Andreasen from Royal Greenland and Laura García Plaza from DTU – Technical University of Denmark participated in a lumpfish catching trip with one of the local fishermen in Paamiut on the west coast of[…]

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PROFIUS Team

Meet PROFIUS Project Team! The members of the Profius Project recently had their 6 months meeting. A great collaboration between Denmark, Norway, Iceland, and Malta ! The project Goal PROFIUS[…]

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