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Lífhagkerfi | Bioeconomy

The Nordic Bioeconomy - 25.2.2014

The Icelandic Presidency of the Nordic Council of Ministers 2014 aims to utilise the enormous potential in building on bioeconomy in the Nordic Region. Matís plays an integral part in the project.

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FP7, Horizon 2020, Industrial Leadership, Sicentific Excellence, Grand Challanges

Risk vs. benefits of food consumption - 18.2.2014

Matís takes part in a monitoring and a surveillance program looking at food consumption from different viewpoints.

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Press Release: Launch of the MareFrame Project - 11.2.2014

On January 1st, 2014, a new EC-funded research and technological development project was launched, called “Co-creating Ecosystem-based Fisheries Management Solutions“ (acronym: MareFrame).

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Seventh Framework Programme

International cooperation in research projects is substantial at Matís. - 10.2.2014

The company has from the beginning systematically emphasized international cooperation in research projects and has good connections and earned good reputation in international R&D community. Matís's employees are well educated and have experience in foreign collaboration and their cooperation is sought after. Through international research projects Matís also gains access to knowledge and equipment that is not available in Iceland.

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Algae, omega-3 fatty acid source, health, marine algae, anti-oxidant

Increased value of convenience foods by enrichment with marine based raw materials: - 3.2.2014

EnRichMar is a new EU FP7 SME project with the main aim to increase the value of convenience food by adding functional ingredients, produced from underutilised marine based raw materials and by-products from fish processing, with confirmed bioavailability. The focus will be placed on ingredients such as fish oil powder and seaweed extracts which may enhance positive health effects and stability, enhance flavour and consequently contribute to salt reduction to meet market demand.

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