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N.D.P. / C.S.F. Operational Programmes
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This measure is focused on enhancing the performance of the marine, inland fisheries and aquaculture sectors in Ireland through investment in project-based research and development and the upgrading of laboratory facilities.

A total of £8.17 million will be invested over the period of the programme, the E.U. will contribute £6.127 million. The objectives will be meet through:

  • Providing an enhanced research vessel capability.
  • Providing marine laboratory infrastructure at key national centres of expertise.
  • Increased value added in marine food products through project-based R & D.
  • Developing marine engineering and technology products and services through project-based R & D.
  • Undertaking a national survey of marine resources.
  • Improved management and development of marine inland fisheries and aquaculture through project-based R & D.

Overall administration of the programme is the responsibility of:
The National Marine Institute.
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