The Sea Fisheries Institute in Gdynia
The institute’s beginnings date back to June 1921 when the Sea Fisheries Laboratory was established in Hel for the purpose of conducting research in hydrology and marine biology. From late 1938 to the present, the SFI has been located in Gdynia and has occupied its new headquarters since 1991.
The Sea Fisheries Institute is supervised by the Maritime Economy Ministry.
Areas of research at the SFI includes fisheries biology, fisheries oceanography and marine ecology, fish processing technology and fishery economics.
Primary funding for the institute’s statutory activities is provided by the Ministry of Education and Science. Additional funding is obtained from the following sources:
- Ministry of Education and Science and European Union research grants
- research and development projects and summary evaluations contracted by the supervising ministry
- scientific services provided to Polish and foreign institutes and firms
- commercial contracts
Sea Fishieries Institute in Gdynia
ul. Kołłątaja 1
tel.: +48 587-356-232
fax: +48 587-356-110
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