en keyboard_arrow_down
keyboard_arrow_left See all news

Recent News

18 Nov, 2021 /
Icefish
Looking into aquaculture’s crystal ball
It’s a big ask to request a prediction of the future, but in the Blue Economy discussi...
17 Nov, 2021 /
Icefish
Capelin boom
Capelin is booming in Iceland, but marketing and climate change remain challenges.
17 Nov, 2021 /
Icefish
No such thing as fish waste – everything has a use
Part of IceFish Connect, the Fish Waste for Profit Product Utilisation session brought t...
17 Nov, 2021 /
Grimsby Fish Market
Grimsby Fish Market Launches Buying App
Grimsby Fish Market is embracing digital technologies with the introduction of a new Buy...
16 Nov, 2021 /
Icefish
Tub manufacturer faces challenges and opportunities
Sæplast has been producing a range of tubs, boxes and other products in Dalvík and was...
09 Jun, 2021
keyboard_arrow_left See all news

Transforming the Blue Economy to 100% Green

The Fish Waste for Profit conference has become an essential ingredient of each Icelandic Fisheries Exhibition and 2021 is no exception.

This year’s gathering of seafood industry expertise aims to examine how the industry is working towards full utilisation of fish by-products and taking steps forward in the use of green technology.

The September 2021 Fish Waste for Profit will deliver case-study-based presentations selected to inform attendees about recent industry developments and the big business that fish waste is becoming.

Founder and chairman of the Iceland Ocean Cluster Thór Sigfússon PhD will return as chairman and open the conference on Day One, delivering a welcome address. He launched the Iceland Ocean Cluster in 2011, and in the intervening decade it has overseen a 150% growth in blue start-ups, while also increasing interest among young people and entrepreneurs in Iceland’s blue economy.

Guðmundur Stefánsson, Director, Research Groups at MATÍS, will set the scene with this year’s first keynote address, providing an overview of product development of seafood by-products in the Icelandic fish industry and seeking to identify some of the drivers and influencing factors governing the development.

Further topics for the 2021 Fish Waste for Profit conference include:

  • Striving towards 100% utilisation for different species
  • Kickstarting investment opportunities
  • Technology innovation
  • Pioneering by-product utilisation

To find out more about this year’s event, or to express your interest in speaking or sponsoring visit www.icefishconference.com, contact the team on +44 1329 825335 or email info@icefishconference.com

Processing. Please wait.
Loading...