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Presentations and photos are available

Presentations and photos from the World Seafood Congress are available on Matís online site: Presentations (password has been sent to all who attended the WSC) Photos

Highlighted outcomes from the World Seafood Congress in Reykjavík Iceland 2017

Highlighted outcomes from the World Seafood Congress in Reykjavík Iceland 2017 -Based on inputs from Matis experts and chairs of sessions at the World Seafood Congress Increased international cooperation within the Blue Bioeconomy is key to sustainable use of the world’s aquatic resources for food production and other value creation as well as an improved […]

Iceland Responsible Fisheries

The Iceland Responsible Fisheries programme is a voluntary marketing tool serving the Icelandic fishing industry and the value chain in whole. The project was launched in 2008 and it includes promotion of origin and certification of Icelandic fisheries. The IRF Foundation (IRFF) owns the programme and takes care of the operation and certification, but Promote […]

Íslandsstofa stendur með íslenskum sjávarútvegi í erlendu markaðsstarfi

Íslandsstofa og forverar hennar, hefur sinnt þjónustu við íslenskan sjávarútveg í um 30 ár. Fyrirtækjum í framleiðslu og sölu á sjávarafurðum, sem og fyrirtækjum sem þjónusta sjávarútveginn, býðst fjölbreytt þjónusta, allt frá ráðgjöf og aðstoð í undirbúningi útflutnings, til þátttöku í markaðsverkefnum á erlendum mörkuðum. Markaðsstarf Iceland Responsible Fisheries Íslandsstofa kynnir íslenskar sjávarafurðir undir merkjum […]

The Opening Session of WSC 2017

The opening session of the World Seafood Congress 2017 started today. Among topics are “Blue Growth” and changes in the seafood industry. Blue Growth the key to obtaining the Sustainable Development Goals in a world where less than 5% of food production comes from the oceans.  In order to sustainably grow marine utilization, human capital […]

Tuttugasti hópurinn hjá Sjávarútvegsskóla háskóla Sameinuðu þjóðanna

Nú í haust tekur Sjávarútvegsskóli háskóla Sameinuðu þjóðanna (UNU-FTP) á móti nýjum hópi nemenda í 20. skipti frá því hann var stofnaður árið 1997. Haldið verður upp á þennan áfanga með ýmsum hætti, en einna hæst ber þátttöku á ráðstefnunni World Seafood Congress 2017. Á vegum skólans munu t.d. um 50 núverandi og fyrrverandi nemendur […]

Ráðstefnan endurspeglar sterka stöðu Íslands

Marel er einn af aðalstyrktaraðilum World Seafood ráðstefnunnar á Íslandi. Marel er í hópi stærstu útflutningsfyrirtækja Íslands og hefur verið leiðandi í þróun og framleiðslu á háþróuðum búnaði og kerfum til vinnslu á fiski, kjöti og kjúklingi. Fyrirtækið leggur að meðaltali 5-6% af veltu í rannsóknar- og þróunarstarf á ári hverju, sem er hæsta hlutfall […]

Tækniumbyltingar í sjávarútvegi – mikilvægt umræðuefni WSC ráðstefnunnar

Þær miklu tækniframfarir og nýsköpun sem er að eiga sér stað í sjávarútvegi og matvælaframleiðslu eru fordæmalausar og hefur þróunin aldrei verið hraðari. Þrýstingur á nýja tækni til að koma til móts við kröfur neytenda um umhverfis- vernd, rekjanleika og hollustu matvæla, auk fleiri þátta, er mikill í matvælaframleiðslu heimsins. Á undanförnum árum hefur sjávarútvegsfyrirtækjum […]

Do you know BRIM Seafood? You do not want to miss this presentation!

What is needed to add value in the Blue Bioecononomy? Guðmundur Kristjánsson is the CEO and owner of Brim Seafood. He has been working  in the Icelandic seafood industry for decades. The values of Brim Seafood are Initiative, Reliability and Respect. The strategy of the company is based on respect for the ecosystem, reliable quality […]

Oliver Luckett at the World Seafood Congress 2017

The technology entrepreneur and Chairman of EFNI, Oliver Luckett, will be giving a presentation at the World Seafood Congress 2017 titled Fish on the Dish Through Social Media. His presentation is a part of the session SeaFuture-X: How disruption is transforming the seafood industry and the blue economy. Oliver has served as Head of Innovation at the […]

First ever dedicated session to women in seafood

The World Seafood Congress (WSC) is approaching fast as 10th of September is practically just around the corner. This time, more women are engaged in the WSC than ever before. The organizing committee for the congress made a commitment to gender equality in terms of attendance and in the speaker line-up. Of the 113 speakers, 43 […]

The largest commercial fisheries exhibition in the north returns this September – included in the WSC registration fee!

The Icelandic Fisheries Exhibition will return between the 13-15th September to Kópavogur Iceland, and is set to welcome exhibitors and attendees from around the globe. Everyone who registers for the World Seafood Congress will access the IceFish Expo for free. The Icelandic Fleet represents state of the art of the fisheries technology With a total fleet of […]

The Salted Cod Volcano – The First 3D Food Printed Icelandic Salted Cod

  Traditional seafood dishes are being reinvented in the Rannís Technical Development Fund Project – Future Fish led by Matís. Using the first 3D food printer for the kitchen, Foodini by Natural Machines, the first 3D food printed formulations using Icelandic cod surimi, salted cod, and cod protein isolate were created last week at Natural […]

Ray Hilborn – Speaker at the World Seafood Congress

Ray Hilborn, Professor in the School of Aquatic and Fishery Sciences, University of Washington, is one of many great presenters at the World Seafood Congress taking place in Iceland, September 10-13.

The winner of the Women in Seafood Video Competition

We are very proud to announce that the video The Women of Petatán by Carmen Pedroza-Gutiérrez is the winner of the Women in Seafood Video Competition. The winner will receive an invitation to the World Seafood Congress 2017 in Iceland, including flight and registration fee, along with other wonderful prizes from Iceland. Videos from the competition will […]

Poster Competition Sponsored by IAFI

We are excited to announce that a IAFI Sponsored Poster Competition will be held on Monday, September 11th. Judges will view the posters at lunch time. Prizes will be given out for first ($500 USD), second ($300 USD), and third place ($200 USD) winners. The judging scheme will be based on the following criteria: layout […]