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05. lipnja 2019.


PRIZEFISH: Piloting of eco-innovative fishery supply-chains to market added-value Adriatic fish products
Program: Italy - Croatia CBC Programme
Total Budget: 3.177.680,00 €
ERDF:  2.650.028,00 €
IZOR budget: 251.400,00 €  (85% ERDF, 15% IZOR)
Duration of the project: 01/2019 - 06/2021
Web: https://www.italy-croatia.eu/
Lead partner: Alma mater studiorum – Universita’ di Bologna (ITA)

The PRIZEFISH project idea builds on the rationale to implement a cross-border, territorial and socio-economic developmental change in the cooperative renewable exploitation of Adriatic fishery resources and consequently in the long-term benefits on the Adriatic marine ecosystems. Adriatic fishery resources are shared and exploited by coastal economic communities. As for most Mediterranean stocks, they suffer of overfishing or severe exploitation and decline risks. Common Fisheries Policy recommends to implementing medium-term strategy for sustainability, based on strong scientific/socio-economic analyses and innovative actions that can empower small-scale fishermen and fishery operators to adopt low-impact fishing methods. Common Organisations of Markets recommends cross-border cooperation among fishers towards sustainable fishing, matching market demands and consumer attitudes, as well creating innovative added-value seafood products that can penetrate with success EU and non-EU markets.
Project specific objectives are:

  • Key-enabling technologies for environmental-economic sustainable Adriatic fishery
  • Fish process: Enabling SMEs to produce eco-labelled added-value Adriatic seafood
  • Increasing Adriatic SMEs competitiveness to penetrate fishery EU/nonEU markets


  • Zadar County (CRO),
  • CNR: Institute of Marine Science ISMAR (ITA) 
  • ASSAM: Agency for Agro-food Sector Services of the Marche Region (ITA), 
  • CESTHA: Experimental centre for habitat conservation (ITA), 
  • Public school ‘Remo Brindisi’ (ITA),
  • Institute Of Oceanography and Fisheries (CRO), 
  • OGS: National Institute of Oceanography and Applied Geophysics (ITA), 
  • Fisherman's cooperative Omega 3 (CRO),  
  • Fishing cooperative Istra (CRO),
  • Organisation producers of bivalve molluscs of the Veneto Sea (ITA), 
  • Advisory service public institution for advisory activities in agriculture, rural development, fisheries and forest management (CRO),
  • Public institution RERA SD for coordination and development of Split – Dalmatia County (CRO),
  • Emilia – Romagna region (ITA)