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EPCIS standard used for improved traceability in the redfish value chain - 9.12.2010

A pilot run in the eTrace project was recently preformed at HB Grandi fish processing facilities in Reykjavik, were EPCIS standard was used for traceability in the fresh redfish value chain to enhance product safety and information sharing within the value chain.

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Microsatellite loci did not reveal any genetic structure in Norway lobster at Icelandic fishing grounds - 16.11.2010

The identification of stock structure has been widely recognized as a prerequisite for a sustainable management of marine fisheries and different methods have therefore been tested for this purpose in the last decades.

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Actavis utilizes Matís'specialized research services - 8.11.2010

Actavis is one of the leading manufacturer of generic drugs. Actavis and Matís have a great ongoing cooperation.

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DNA based breading program - 3.11.2010

Matis  has developed breeding techniqes  for aquatic species based on DNA technology for tagging of fish and establishing pedigree information. 

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Norwegian National Institute of Nutrition and Seafood Research (NIFES) visits Matís - 1.11.2010

The Norwegian National Institute of Nutrition and Seafood Research (Nasjonalt institutt for ernærings- og sjømatforskning - NIFES) visited Matís just a few weeks back.

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Hooked on longline - 26.10.2010

Longlining is used worldwide and has adapted to local fish stocks, economy and traditions.  Longlining is energy efficient compared to other fishing methods and longline-caught fish is often of high quality. 

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A typical day at Matís - 8.10.2010

There are normally a number of employees / students who are working in Iceland away from home. Some work for Matís year round while others are with the company for shorter or longer periods. Read more
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Genetic engineering of Rhodothermus marinus - 21.9.2010

On Monday, September 27, Snædís Huld Björnsdóttir at Matís will defend her Ph.D. thesis "Genetic engineering of Rhodothermus marinus".

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The Food Centre in Höfn was the key to making Hundahreysti a reality - 14.9.2010

“The facilities and consultations we received in Matís' food centre in Höfn in Hornafjörður was the key to making the company a reality,”

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Matís organizes, along with others, a workshop on longlining - 13.9.2010

Invitation to a workshop on longlining Reykjavík, Iceland, October 19th-20th 2010.

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Matís produces a TV show - 31.8.2010

Matís, along with SagaFilm, have produced a TV show that airs on the national channel (RUV, channel 1) every Sunday at 19:35.

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DNA based breading program - 30.8.2010

Matís has developed breeding techniques  for aquatic species based on DNA technology for tagging of fish and establishing pedigree information. 

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Whole Foods Market executives visiting Matís - 25.8.2010

Since early this morning some of the key managers at Whole Foods Market have been visiting Matís and received a detailed presentation on the company's operations. Read more
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North Atlantic Opportunities - Matís participates in a NORA conference - 18.5.2010

Under the joint headline, NORTH ATLANTIC OPPORTUNITIES, NORA hosts a half‐day conference.

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New and improved website listing Matis' projects - 6.5.2010

Access to Matis' project pages has been significantly improved. The link can be access from Matis' main page, www.matis.is, in the top right corner of the page.

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Matis Biotechnology Center - the best biotechnology research lab? - 29.4.2010

Recently, Matís set up a cell culture laboratory in the Matís Biotechnology Center (MBC) in Verid, Saudárkrókur, northern Iceland under supervision of Dr. Hólmfrídur Sveinsdóttir.

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NOMA selected the world's best restaurant - CEO coming to Iceland - 27.4.2010

Peter Kreiner from restaurant NOMA in Denmark is due to visit Iceland May 20th and 21nd.

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Chemistry and contamination in the coastal zone - course at the University Center of the Westfjords - 27.4.2010

In this course, students will be introduced the main chemistry behind contamination in the coastal zone.

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