Matís has participated in numerous
international projects

Knowledge Transfer

Matís builds the bridge between the food/biotechnology industry and the academic environment.


Competent Scientists

Matís recruits some of the world's most competent scientists in the field of food technology, food research and biotechnology.


Matís & Horizon 2020

Matís fosters a vision that has reached success on a global scale and is a sought after project partner within research in Europe.



Life history of 186 Atlantic salmons - 25.11.2015

The origin and life history of 186 Atlantic salmon caught at sea within Icelandic waters were investigated using microsatellites to assess the origin and scales and otoliths to assess freshwater and sea age. The investigation was performed by Matís in collaboration with the Institute of Freshwater Fisheries, the Marine Research Institute, and the Directorate of Fisheries.

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What can Matís do for you?

Looking for a Partner?

Matís has extensive experience in international partnership and is a leading partner in many programs.

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Iceland: a small Country?

Although Iceland's population is only 323,000, we are one of the leading countries in food production.

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International Cooperation

International cooperation plays an important role in the daily operations at Matís and continues to grow each day.

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Improved Handling

Improving the stability and quality of raw material is essential for the production of high quality products

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A Future Look

Is aquaculture the only way possible to guarantee the supply of fish to the ever growing world population?

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Food Composition Database

Do you want to know about the nutritional content of Icelandic food? If so, click here to find out more.

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