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MMO announce next key panel dates for the EMFF scheme in England

The MMO is delighted to confirm the dates for the second and third European Maritime and Fisheries Fund (EMFF) panels of 2016.

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The second panel will be held in week commencing 22 August 2016 with a deadline for funding applications of 24 June 2016. The third panel will be held in week commencing 7 November 2016 with a deadline for applications of 9 September 2016.

Panels are required to consider applications over £100,000.00 and these dates follow the recent announcement that the first EMFF panel would be held in the week commencing 6 June 2016 with a deadline for funding applications of 29 March 2016.

MMO Director of Finance, EU and Licensing, Michelle Willis said:

“I am very much looking forward to our first panel and as the deadline approaches it is already rewarding to see the variety of applications received and the benefits they will bring to fishing communities and associated businesses. I am therefore very pleased to confirm the dates of the second and third panels and I urge applicants to visit our website, read the guidance and submit your applications”.

Published 22 March 2016