• Allow an inexperienced workforce to train on how to perform fish processing
  • Transform 5000 lb of Icelandic scallops (gross) per day with a limited group of operators
  • Be modular and flexible to allow for minimal buying costs
  • Appropriate for at-sea processing and eventually, in a fishery

Many steps made up the action plan for this project, from data collection to development, validation to industrialization. The technical aspects of the project were performed by Oceatec.


  • Experimental development: June 2013 to October 2014
  • Technical feasibility study: September 2015 to July 2016
  • Prototype building and marketing plan: Ongoing


Financial Partners: Ministère de l’Économie, de la Science et de l’Innovation, National Research Council of Canada
Partners: Pêcheries Shipek, Poissonnerie Fortier & Frères Inc., Oceatec, Corporation de développement économique montagnais (2016), Alliance Management Inc. (2016)
Project Mananger: Annie Gallant

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