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Effects of Different Processing Methods on the Physicochemical Properties of Heavily Salted Cod - 30.11.2011

On Wednesday, December 14, Minh Van Nguyen will defend his Ph.D. thesis: "Effects of Different Processing Methods on the Physicochemical Properties of Heavily Salted Cod".

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International Atlantic Salmon Research Board

Salmon Summit - 4.11.2011

Lack of understanding of the factors affecting survival of salmon at sea is an obstacle to rational management and our ability to conserve and rebuild stocks.

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United Nations University - Fisheries Training Program - new students arrive in Iceland - 1.11.2011

The UNU Fisheries Training Programme is a postgraduate training programme that offers applied training in various areas of the fisheries sector for practicing professionals in the less developed countries. Matis plays an important role in the programme

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Race to save the salmon! - 20.10.2011

At the ‘Salmon Summit' in La Rochelle, France, scientists confirmed that wild Atlantic salmon are dying at sea in alarming numbers.  Southern stocks including some in North America and Europe are threatened with extinction.

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EcoFishMan

Meeting of EcoFishman and stakeholders in Copenhagen - 19.9.2011

The EcoFishMan project held the second stakeholder meeting September 8th in Copenhagen, Denmark.

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New Nordic Food

New Nordic Food - seaweed and kelp in food - 19.9.2011

Last week a meeting was held in Copenhagen on the potential use of seaweed for food, the New Nordic Food project.
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New TV series coming soon - Taste the North Atlantic - 19.9.2011

Matis is a participant in a new TV series which will focus on fish and seafood from the North Atlantic and the cooking of this excellent material.


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Hordur G. Kristinsson of Matis receives the 2011 Motivation Award - 12.7.2011

Hörður G. Kristinsson, Director of Research, Biotechnology & Biomolecules at Matís, received the Science and Technology Policy Council's Motivation Awards for 2011.

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Summer closings for Matís' switchboard - 11.7.2011

Full operation despite switchboard closings

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The first conference on environmental pollution in Iceland - 1.7.2011

The first conference on environmental pollution was held in Reykjavik, Iceland this past spring. The aim of the conference was to present the work and results of the main bodies involved in the assessment of pollution in Iceland. Emphasis was placed on that all monitoring and research bodies came with a contribution to the conference.

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Valuable Facts about Icelandic Seafood - 27.6.2011

Quality and safety of Icelandic marine products - a new brochure from Matis.

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Nordic Countries

Nordics like Fish - 15.6.2011

Cartoon like news about fish consumption in the Nordic countries.

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EcoFishMan at the "Seas the Future" in Faroe Islands - 7.6.2011

EcoFishMan

will be represented with a poster at the Nordic Oceans Conference “Seas the Future” in Tórshavn on the Faroe Islands on the 7 and 8 June 2011.

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Ancona International FISHING Fair to be held for the 71st time - Matis invited - 25.5.2011

Matis has been invited to the 71st Ancona International FISHING Fair to be held in Italy 27th-29th of May. Matis will introduce to the meeting attendees the EU EcoFishMan, a new EU FP7 RTD project, which will play an important role in the development of a holistic fisheries management system, which takes into account all aspects of sustainability.

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United Nations University - Fisheries Training Program - 25.5.2011

The UNU Fisheries Training Programme is a postgraduate training programme that offers applied training in various areas of the fisheries sector for practicing professionals in the less developed countries. Matis plays an important role in the programme.

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CAREX

Press release - Life in extreme environments paves the way for international collaboration New roadmap for research launched - 23.5.2011

Life thriving in deserts, the Polar Regions and the deep sea is the focus of a report released today by the CAREX project, involving over 200 international scientists.  The CAREX (Coordination Action for Research Activities on life in Extreme Environments) roadmap outlines priorities for future research into life in extreme environments, giving the basis for international collaboration.

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Matis opens a new Food Innovation Centre (FIC) at Fludir in the presence of numerous guests - 20.5.2011

Over 70 people came to celebrate the opening of the latest Matis' Food Innovation Centre which was recently opened at Fludir, located in the Southern-Iceland.

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30 million NOK for innovation in the Nordic Marine sector – Call for proposals - 20.5.2011

Nordic Innovation Centre on behalf of the Nordic partners of the programme “Innovation in the Nordic marine sector” invites to submit project applications to module 2 and 3 of the programme.

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Matís participates in the Fisheries Exhibition in Brussels - 27.4.2011

The Fisheries Exhibition will take place 3rd to 5th of May 2011. A number of Icelandic companies will take part in the Exhibition including DIS, Maritech, 3X, HB-Grandi, Marel, Promens and Matís to name just a few.

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An important meeting on the future of biotechnology industry and opportunities in biotechnology and related sectors in Iceland - 26.4.2011

A biotechnology industry meeting was held at the headquarters of Matís ohf in Reykjavík recently.

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The new EcoFishMan EU project gets a well deserved attention - 20.4.2011

EcoFishMan, a new EU FP7 RTD project, plays an important role in the development of a holistic fisheries management system, which takes into account all aspects of sustainability.

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The new EcoFishMan website was launched providing information about the activities and results. - 25.3.2011

Welcome to the EcoFishMan website - EcoFishMan is a project that aims to develop and contribute to the implementation of a new integrated fisheries management system in Europe based on increased stakeholder involvement:

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A new approach to fishery management in the EU - 7.3.2011

EcoFishMan, a new EU FP7 RTD project, plays an important role in the development of a holistic fisheries management system, which takes into account all aspects of sustainability.

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Kinship analysis of cultured turbot in South-China - 11.1.2011

“We have been seeking Matís' specialized services in finding relatedness between individuals in the spawning stock of our turbot."

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Matís' Biotechnology Centre - the best biotech research lab? - 11.1.2011

The Matís' Biotechnology Centre (MBC) is located in Sauðárkrókur, in North-West Iceland. Matís‘s operations in the Biotechnology centre are based on two aims.

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