The first steps in food production

Wholesomeness of drinking water

Matís conducts microbiological research on food, drinking water, medicines, feed and environmental samples, providing specialized, high-quality and fast service and advice to public bodies, food companies, pharmaceutical companies, slaughterhouses and the private sector.

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Processing processes

Good processing processes contribute to increased value creation by increasing the quality of raw materials and the stability of products during storage and transport, and increasing the safety and efficiency of production.

Ensure quality, efficiency and improved utilization

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Quality issues

Matís offers a variety of services related to quality issues, from genetic, microbial and chemical analysis, to the installation of quality manuals and advice on internal control.

Produce safe, high-quality products

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Product development and consumer research

Matís assists companies and entrepreneurs in all stages of product development, from the concept stage to production processes and consumer research.

Create your product advantage

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Environmental issues

Following the raising of environmental awareness, most companies are beginning to consider reforms in their production processes and product development.

New challenges and social responsibility

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The food factory

It is called a food factory when a facility for various food processing has been prepared and which has received a permit from the competent authorities for the operation.

Do you want help with product development?

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Biotechnology is, among other things, working on research into biochemicals, bioactive substances and enzymes based on the goal of producing marketable products. Icelandic nature is the key to all of Matís' research work in biotechnology.

Need some advice on biotechnology?

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The fishing industry, like other industries, relies on research and product development, and increased value creation in the industry is based on ingenuity.

Are research and science the currency of the future?

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The biochemistry workshop

Here, individuals, entrepreneurs and companies can come and further develop their ideas for new products that have special bioactive properties.

Do you have an interesting idea?

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The ever-growing population poses major challenges that have been brought to the attention of the Food and Agriculture Organization of the United Nations (FAO).

Can farmed fish saturate the world?

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Icelandic agriculture has proved important to Icelanders, although its importance has diminished in a historical context in recent years and decades.

Is the chemical content of Icelandic agricultural products a key factor?

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New ingredients

Rapid societal changes are taking place in Iceland as well as around the world, and it is important that they are taken into account in modern food production.

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