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Advisory Councils debate - The Ecosystem approach to fisheries - 30.6.2014

A working group integrated by the Advisory Councils (ACs), ICES, IFM-AUU and CETMAR has met in Brussels to set the baseline for the improvement of the Ecosystem Approach to Fisheries (EAF) advice.

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Iceland improves food safety measures - 26.6.2014

Completed joint project of the Icelandic authorities for food safety and German institutions with the participation of the BfR.

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Grand Challenges - 25.6.2014

Grand challenges need to be addressed now and in the future. Around the corner, there are still more changes to all aspects of food production. In what ways can we contribute to improved food safety and increased food security? Keeping an eye on opportunities in the bioeconomy is crucual.

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Seaweed mayonnaise Fjaran wins EcoTrophelia Iceland - 23.6.2014

Minister of Industry and commerce, Ragnheiður Elín Árnadóttir, recently awarded prizes in the EcoTrophelia Iceland competition which is sponsored by Matís, Innovation Center Iceland and the University of Iceland, as well a many Icelandic and foreign institutions.

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Will insects feed the world? - 18.6.2014

Not so long ago, a Matís' cooperative, received world wide attention for his Fly Factory. But Matís has more people working on the 'insect thing'
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Nordic Bioeconomy, FP7, Horizon 2020, Industrial Leadership, Sicentific Excellence, Grand Challanges

Nordtic - Nordic Bioeconomy and Arctic Bioeconomy - 10.6.2014

Conference on Nordic Bioeconomy and Arctic Bioeconomy will be held on June 25th. Bioeconomy will be at the centre of Nordic cooperation in 2014. NordBio, the largest of three programmes under the Icelandic chairmanship of the Nordic Council of Ministers, is aimed at optimizing utilization of biological resources and minimizing waste, thus bolstering the Nordic Bioeconomy.

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Launching of the Icelandic case study in MareFrame - 6.6.2014

Next Tuesday, 10th of June Matís will host the launching of the Icelandic case study in MareFrame. MareFrame is a EU project aming to improve Fisheries management in the European Union, where now a days 3 of every 4 fish stocks are overfished

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