Offshore systems could quadruple Scottish aquaculture earnings

New aquaculture net tech developed by Impact-9

New net technology suitable to be used alongside offshore wind farms in exposed offshore locations could unlock an additional GBP 4.2 billion (USD 5.1 billion, EUR 4.9 billion) in turnover for Scotland’s aquaculture sector, according to the findings of a research project led by start-up Impact-9.

The company has designed a system that is now ready to be tested at scale. Called “Net9,” the concept is a submersible, floating structure that utilizes the ocean’s natural ecosystem and conditions ...

Photo courtesy of Impact-9

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