MINOUW is a EU Horizon 2020 RIA project addressing topic SFS-9-2014: Towards a gradual elimination of discards in European fisheries. A Consortium of 15 beneficiaries and 4 linked parties participate in the project actions. The Consortium includes fisheries technologists, fisheries scientists, universities, a non-governmental organization and local fisheries managers. It as a budget of ca. 6 M € for a duration on 4 years (March 2015 – Feb. 2019).