The Leonardo funded project EuroPonics (2013-2015) has implemented vocational training programmes in aquaponics. All partners have held shorter training courses focusing on different aspects of aquaponics such as basics in aquaponics, urban aquaponics, choices of plants and fish species and commercial aspects of aquaponics. Extensive overall aquaponics vocational training courses have been run at Breen in Spain in collaboration with the Innovation Centre Tknika. The future courses at Breen will be shorter courses focusing on special aspects within aquaponics due to its multidisciplinarity.
The project partners have established a broad aquaponics network of leading entrepreneurs and researchers within aquaponics. Thus a strong foundation has been created for this new exciting industry for increased sustainable food production in Europe.