Working together for a green, competitive and inclusive Europe

On May 30, 2019 in Olsztyn, as part of the first bilateral workshop, a Seminar was held on The possibility of managing side streams and post-production waste. The event was attended by industry representatives, local government officials, scientists, start-ups and entrepreneurs from Iceland and Poland. Participants shared their experiences and learned about current trends, good practices, development trends and innovations in this field.

Presentations presented during the Seminar:

  1. European Economic Area (EEA) and Norway Grants Project: Innovation, business creation and valorization of side streams of food production and food processing – Tomasz Jelinski, Institute of Animal Reproduction and Food Research PAS; Poland;
  2. Innovative, cost-effective and sustainable valorisation of agri-food side streams. Exploiting the opportunities provided by European Economic Area (EEA) and Norway Grants – Gudjon Thorkelsson senior scientist Matis ohf; professor University of Iceland, Iceland;
  3. Innovation in cross-sectoral bioeconomy – Björn Viðar Aðalbjörnsson, Faculty of Food Science and Nutrition, University of Iceland, Iceland;
  4. Role of genetic analysis in value creation in the blue and green bioeconomy – Sæmundur Sveinsson, Matis ohf, Iceland;
  5. From microbiology to a HACKATHON – Justine VANHALST , Matís ohf, Iceland;
  6. Quality optimisation of frozen Atlantic mackerel (Scomber scombrus) products – Paulina E. Wasik, Matis ohf/University of Iceland, Iceland;