Major funding announcement to be made at Lough Egish today

A major funding announcement is to be made at the Lough Egish food park today.

Minister Heather Humphreys is to announce a new project under the Disruptive Technology Innovation Fund at Bio-Marine Ingredients Ireland in the food park.

BII is a joint venture between Irish fishing vessel owners and experts in marine ingredients from Norway.

It produces marine ingredients using blue whiting. The Disruptive Technology Innovation Fund was sent up to provide €500 million worth of funding as part of Project 2040.