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Scottish Seaweed Industry Association Annual Conference 18-19 February Oban

The SSIA is holding its annual conference in Oban on Tuesday 18th February 2020 followed by a day of workshops at SAMS ( Scottish Association for Marine Science) on Wednesday 19th.

An interesting line-up of speakers for the conference on 18th February has been confirmed, and topics announced for the workshops to be held the next day, 19th February at The Scottish Association for Marine Science.

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EMSP company collaborates in international project to develop plastic-free food packaging from langoustine shell waste.

The research and development project called the Celtic Crustacean Collaboration is being led by Argyll based firm, CuanTec Limited, working with the Scottish Association of Marine Science (SAMS).

Both are based at the European Marine Science Park (EMSP) near Oban. They are working with Versatile Packaging in the Republic of Ireland and with Northern Ireland firm, Kilkeel Seafoods.

Over the next three years the project is expected to lead to the creation of up to 13 new jobs in Argyll.

Photo Credit - with thanks to The Oban Times.

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