Ireland: Marine minister launches research awards –

Ireland: Marine minister launches research awards Published:  04 April, 2007

Noel Dempsey

IRISH Marine Minister Noel Dempsey has launched the Beaufort Marine research awards.

“These awards will stimulate and develop Irish Marine Research,” he said, after launching them on Monday, at Beaufort College in Navan.

The Government is providing €20 million for this initiative over the next seven years.

The awards are an important element of Sea Change – A Marine Knowledge Research and Innovation Strategy for Ireland 2007 – 2013. is published by Special Publications. Special Publications also publish FISHupdate magazine, Fish Farmer, the Fish Industry Yearbook, the Scottish Seafood Processors Federation Diary, the Fish Farmer Handbook and a range of wallplanners.