ABOUT US

Intelligent Management Systems for Integrated Multi-Trophic Aquaculture

WHAT WE DO

IMPAQT is a European project aimed at promoting and supporting the eco-intensification of aquaculture production systems inland (including fresh water), coastal zone, and offshore.

What does the IMPAQT project have to offer?

OUR IMPAQT

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High-quality fish and seafood
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Long-term food security
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Minimize the environmental impact
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Towards a circular economy model business
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Sustainability of EU aquaculture industry
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Secure EU markets

WHAT IS IMTA?

The Integrated Multi-Trophic Aquaculture (IMTA) is acknowledged as a promising solution for the sustainable development of aquaculture.

IMTA refers to the integrated farming of several species from different trophic levels in close proximity. In IMTA, one species is intended to complete another. With the multi-trophic approach, aquaculture of fed organisms (finfish or shrimp) is combined with the culture of organisms that extract either dissolved inorganic nutrients (seaweeds) or particulate organic matter (shellfish) and hence, the biological and chemical processes at work balance each other.

LATEST NEWS

Reviewing IMPAQT progress at the pre-summer plenary meeting

Time again to meet —online— together and share the progress of the IMPAQT in the Plenary meeting held in early June. We are already at the beginning of summer and [...]

IMPAQT Newsletter #5 is now available!

Only 4 months left until the end of IMPAQT’s journey! However, our ambition to drive a paradigm shift in the European Aquaculture Industry towards the implementation of IMTA as a […]

Registraton open to our final event: Horizon4Aquaculture

We are happy to announce the launch of Horizon4Aquaculture. IMPAQT has joined forces with the EU H2020 funded projects GAIN and iFishIENCi to organize a three-day online event — 15th, 22nd and 29th June [...]