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DAY 2 ROUND UP:

- Fish Waste For Profit - ‘Product Utilisation’ session explored and proved that fish byproducts can be used for anything from leather to cod liver oil; rather than being wasted. There is still a way to go, but these pioneers are trailblazing the movement. 
Speakers included: Thor Sigfusson - Founder and Chairman, Iceland Ocean Cluster, Brett Glencross - Technical Director, The Marine Ingredients Organisation, Manuela Mauro - Researcher, Bythos, Snorri Hreggviðsson - Managing Director, Margildi Iceland, Martina Imfeld - Digital Printing & Color Specialist, Devstudio, Elisa Palomino - Senior Lecturer BA Fashion Print, Central Saint Martins, University of The Arts London and Katrín María Káradóttir - Associate professor, Fashion design, Iceland University of the Arts.

- The Icelandic Ocean Cluster - With 10 years of connecting entrepreneurs, businesses and knowledge in the fishing and marine sector, The Icelandic Ocean Cluster covered the key strategies on ‘How to start up a new business and succeed.’

Thor Sigfusson - Founder and Chairman, Iceland Ocean Cluster spoke in regards to the growth of the Icelandic Ocean Cluster, highlighting that a sister cluster is now running in Portland Maine, with a particular focus on lobster. The discussion also highlighted the need for collaboration, with over 70% of Ocean Cluster House already working together to achieve excellence.

Speakers included: Guðrún Marteinsdóttir - Founder, Taramar,  Halla Jónsdóttir - R&D and Co Founder, Optitog, Ólöf Rún Tryggvadóttir - Principal CEO and founder, iceCare health ehf and Thor Sigfusson -  Founder and Chairman, Iceland Ocean Cluster.

- Optimar AS: Hans Owen Thunem - VP Aqua, Optimar AS and Per Vidar Lange - Sales Manager, Optimar discussed the current global market developments and how the difference between supply and demand is changing, with an increased necessity for innovative freezing technology.

-  Attendees also heard from Bronwyn Curtis OBE, Leading international Economist, who discussed ‘Financial Briefing, effects of the Pandemic, inflation, crypto currency and more’

All sessions can be viewed on demand by registering on the platform here

Join us for day 3

-  Women in Seafood: hear the progress made by the Women in Seafood Industry (WSI) since its formation and launch at Icefish in 2017. Join the discussion and learn about new initiatives and innovations in finance and banking that support women and sustainability.

- Join Eirikur Adalsteinsson, CEO, Dolav Plastic Products, for a key discussion covering the solutions for the Fishing Industry and the latest developments.

- Xpectrum - ‘Digital tools to enhance quality and authenticity in food & retail’. Hear Simon Steverlinck, Head of business development, Xpectrum  discuss   the Xpectrum created, handheld device, that allows you to create and use models for species detection in fish, fresh of frozen. It replaces DNA analysis, is low cost and 99% accurate.

Also coming up:

The worldwide ocean economy is valued at around US$1.5 trillion per year, resulting in the ‘Blue Economy’ gaining momentum for a better stewardship and inclusivity of our oceans and ‘blue’ resources.

Join a panel of experts who will discuss how this can be structured to benefit the masses and provide their view on the potential from a global, to regional to an investment view point.

It’s not too late to schedule meetings with exhibitors, as well as other commercial marine professionals on Icefish Connect!

SIGN UP NOW

For more information on Icefish Connect, please contact the team on +44 1329 825335 or email support@icefish.is

 

- The Icelandic Ocean Cluster - With 10 years of connecting entrepreneurs, businesses and knowledge in the fishing and marine sector, The Icelandic Ocean Cluster covered the key strategies on ‘How to start up a new business and succeed.’

Thor Sigfusson - Founder and Chairman, Iceland Ocean Cluster spoke in regards to the growth of the Icelandic Ocean Cluster, highlighting that a sister cluster is now running in Portland Maine, with a particular focus on lobster. The discussion also highlighted the need for collaboration, with over 70% of Ocean Cluster House already working together to achieve excellence.

Speakers included: Guðrún Marteinsdóttir - Founder, Taramar,  Halla Jónsdóttir - R&D and Co Founder, Optitog, Ólöf Rún Tryggvadóttir - Principal CEO and founder, iceCare health ehf and Thor Sigfusson -  Founder and Chairman, Iceland Ocean Cluster.

- Optimar AS: Hans Owen Thunem - VP Aqua, Optimar AS and Per Vidar Lange - Sales Manager, Optimar discussed the current global market developments and how the difference between supply and demand is changing, with an increased necessity for innovative freezing technology.

-  Attendees also heard from Bronwyn Curtis OBE, Leading international Economist, who discussed ‘Financial Briefing, effects of the Pandemic, inflation, crypto currency and more’

All sessions can be viewed on demand by registering on the platform here

Join us for day 3

-  Women in Seafood: hear the progress made by the Women in Seafood Industry (WSI) since its formation and launch at Icefish in 2017. Join the discussion and learn about new initiatives and innovations in finance and banking that support women and sustainability.

- Join Eirikur Adalsteinsson, CEO, Dolav Plastic Products, for a key discussion covering the solutions for the Fishing Industry and the latest developments.

- Xpectrum - ‘Digital tools to enhance quality and authenticity in food & retail’. Hear Simon Steverlinck, Head of business development, Xpectrum  discuss   the Xpectrum created, handheld device, that allows you to create and use models for species detection in fish, fresh of frozen. It replaces DNA analysis, is low cost and 99% accurate.

Also coming up:

The worldwide ocean economy is valued at around US$1.5 trillion per year, resulting in the ‘Blue Economy’ gaining momentum for a better stewardship and inclusivity of our oceans and ‘blue’ resources.

Join a panel of experts who will discuss how this can be structured to benefit the masses and provide their view on the potential from a global, to regional to an investment view point.

It’s not too late to schedule meetings with exhibitors, as well as other commercial marine professionals on Icefish Connect!

SIGN UP NOW

For more information on Icefish Connect, please contact the team on +44 1329 825335 or email support@icefish.is