Seminar on upgrading of seafood by-products

Reykjavik, Iceland 06-05-05


Open seminar on upgrading of seafood by-products Proteins and bioactive peptides for novel food products

6 May 2005, 13.00-17.00

Grand Hotel, Sigtúni 38, 105 Reykjavik, Iceland    



13.15 Opening session
Mr. Oliver Tourneau, French Embassy in Iceland and Sjofn Sigurgisladottir, Director IFL.

13.30 IFL and valorisation of by-products and pelagic fish.

Sjofn Sigurgisladottir, Director IFL.

13.50 Overview of the SEAFOODplus project

Dr. Joop Luten Coordinator RTD 4, SEAFOODplus

14.10 Fish in human nutrition

The YOUNG project. Dr. Inga Thorsdottir. University of Iceland

14.30 Coffee break

15.00 Bioactive properties in fish protein hydrolysates

The PROPEPHEALTH project. Dr. Fabienne Guerard University of West Brittany and Laurent Picot, University of LaRochelle

15.20 Mild processing technologies for the extraction, isolation, separation of components from seafood by-products

Patrick Bourseau, University of South Brittany and Ragnar Johannson, IFL

15.40 Functional foods from fish. Challenges, rules and regulations

Gudjon Thorkelsson. IFL

16.00 Discussions

17.00 End of seminar


Please register at: Icelandic Fisheries Laboratories before 5 May 2005.
Phone: +354-5308600,
Fax: +354-5308601,
e-mail:  gulla(at)