CREATE will focus research and development within the following three main research pillars and integrate knowledge between them:
Equipment and constructions The physical equipment used to farm fish.
Operation and handling The process of executing and carrying out operations necessary to farm fish.
Farming intelligence Control of the total process of farming by understanding the integrated use of equipment and the process of operations and combining this with knowledge of biological issues and the physical environment.
SINTEF Fisheries and Aquaculture are the host institution for the centre. The centre was established spring 2007 and is sponsored by The Research Council of Norway with NOK 80 million over eight years.
Commercial disasters declared for nine West Coast fisheries United Nations
The Commerce Secretariat determined that nine salmon and crab fisheries in Alaska, California and Washington experienced commercial failures, which will enable fishing communities to seek disaster relief assistance from Congress.
ICES identifies 'substantial' species distribution shifts Denmark
A total of 16 out of 21 species examined by experts of the Workshop on Fish Distribution Shifts in response to a request from the EC have shown changes in their distributions across the northeast Atlantic since 1985, with hake and mackerel shifting the most.