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Call for New Research on Food Fraud - 25.6.2015

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Meet a few of our interns! - 24.6.2015

At Matis, we're always fishing for new talented scientists to join our team!

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Ocean/River Sampling Day 2015 - 23.6.2015

Ocean Sampling Day (OSD) takes place on the longest day in the northern hemisphere, during the summer solstice on June 21. Started in 2014, on this day, up to 100 science teams all around the world take water samples from the ocean in order to identify the microbes in it.

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Matís aids in the export of fish from the Caribbean - 22.6.2015

Dr. Helga Gunnlaugsdóttir and Margeir Gissurarson, both from Matís, are currently in the Caribbean assisting local governments and the Caribbean Regional Fisheries Mechanism (CRFM) getting ready to export fish to Europe. Read more
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Utilisation of the Arctic Sea Urchin - 15.6.2015

Nofima hosted the start-up meeting of the EU Northern Periphery and Arctic (NPA) Program project titled Utilisation of the Arctic Sea Urchin Resource (URCHIN) in Tromsø on May 19-21. The project partners came from throughout the Northern Periphery area including Ireland, Iceland, Norway, Greenland and Canada.

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Matís signs Memorandum of Understanding with Canada-based Marine Institute - 12.6.2015

A Memorandum of Understanding (MOU), signed yesterday between the Fisheries and Marine Institute (MI) of Memorial University of Newfoundland and Matís Ltd. will provide a framework for the advancement of fisheries and oceans-related education, training and research and development between Newfoundland and Labrador, Canada and Iceland.

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EuroMix project Kick-Off - 11.6.2015

EU Horizon2020 project EuroMix (European Test and Risk Assessment Strategies for Mixtures) kick-off was held on 20-21 May at RIVM premises in Bilthoven. EuroMix will provide a test strategy for mixture testing based on new and already existing toxicological tests.

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Sampling around Iceland - 9.6.2015

Pauline Bergsten is a French intern working at Matís for six months.  She is currently on an oceanographic cruise with the Marine Research Institute and is collecting samples for microbial and metagenomics studies.  She just sent us news about her experience.

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Value Creation in the Icelandic Seafood Industry - 3.6.2015

The Icelandic fishing industry is important to the Icelandic nation and the country's economy. Over the last two decades or so a significant increase has been seen in the value of exported Icelandic seafood. Yet at the same time the overall quantity of caught fish has stayed relatively unchanged.

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Strategies for the gradual elimination of discards in European fisheries - 1.6.2015

DiscardLess is a new European project coordinated by Denmark's Technical University (DTU). Matís plays a part in the project and recently a start-up meeting was held in Iceland with some of the Icelandic stakeholders taking part in the project.

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