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METAMORPHOSIS – enhanced insect protein for aquaculture - 26.10.2017

A new project is about to kick off at Matís. The project is called METAMORPHOSIS. The project represents an added-value step in insect processing, with potential to start generating real value across the chain through promoting premium-tier sustainable nutrition, animal health & well-being through holistic aquaculture feeds.

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The biannual Conference on Biology - 25.10.2017

The bi-annual Conference on Biology in Iceland will be held October 26 – 28 2017. As in previous years the conference covers research on all aspects of biology. Several scientists from Matís will take part. 

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A microsatellite baseline for genetic stock identification of European Atlantic salmon (Salmo salar L.) - 25.10.2017

A new article was published recently in the ICES Journal of Marine Science. The article is covers the research done on the development of generic baseline covering the North Atlantic salmon. 

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Newsletter from ClimeFish - 20.10.2017

Make sure you do not miss out on any news from the important EU Horizon 2020 project coordinated by UiT, The Arctic University of Norway.

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Meeting: Blue bioeconomy - 18.10.2017

The Icelandic Minister of Fisheries and Agriculture, Ms. Þorgerður Katrín Gunnarsdóttir, on behalf of the Government of Iceland, convened a High-level Meeting on promotion of the Blue bioeconomy in Reykjavik on the 13th of September 2017. Matís helped organize this meeting in junction with the World Seafood Congress that took place September 10-13. 

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Matís work in Kenya

Utilization of the geothermal resources for drying grains in Kenya - 16.10.2017

A new and very interesting project is in its initial phase and takes advantage of how Iceland has use geothermal energy for drying. The project is headed by Matís but in partnership with eothermal Development Company (GDC) in Kenya. The project receives funding from the Icelandic Ministry of Foreign Affairs and the Nordic Development Fund (NDF).

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