Article on Insect Farming published

A new article Yellow Mealworm and Black Soldier Fly Larvae for Feed and Food Production in Europe, with Emphasis on Iceland has been published in Foods 2021. The purpose of the study is to give an overview of the most popular insects farmed in Europe, yellow mealworm, Tenebrio molitor, and black soldier fly, Hermetia illucens, together with […]

The Geofood Project presented at WGC 2020+1

The Geofood project was presented by Dr. Ragnheidur Thorarinsdottir at the WGC 2020+1. She went through the aim of the project and the main outputs. Furthermore, Ragnheidur discussed the future potential of direct use of geothermal energy for food production, focusing on the three partner countries; Iceland, Slovenia and the Netherlands. The presentation was well […]

World Geothermal Congress 2020+1 and Geothermal Projects Cooperative Initiative

The World Geothermal Congress 2020+1 is happening now! We are happy to invite you to the European Research and Innovation geothermal Pavilion exhibition, which will take place throughout the WGC2020+1 conference. The Pavilion represents a showcase of the high level of cooperation in geothermal in Europe through its projects in this international event. It is […]

The Geofood Project presented in Iceland

Today, the results from the Geofood project were discussed and presented in the Icelandic daily newspaper Fréttablaðið with the title “Geofood – nýting jarðvarma til matvælaframleiðslu í hringrásarkerfum” which translates to “Geofood – utilization of geothermal energy for food production in circular systems”. For more information, see:    

Exhibition on Geothermal Energy in Slovenia

One of the Geofood project results is the dissemination of project findings and knowledge about geothermal energy. Hence, we prepared a small exhibition on geothermal energy at HE Park Brežice, Slovenia. An opening event was held on 17 September 2021, with the participation of Mr Ivan Molan, mayor of Brežice Municipality; dr. Maja Turnšek, Slovenian […]

World Geothermal Congress 2020+1 – Part I

Today, the Geofood team presented the first article out of three at the World Geothermal Congress 2020, “Adding Value to Geothermal Food Production Through Experience Design”. Barbara Pavlakovič from the University of Maribor in Slovenia presented the article and addressed, in particular, the educational dimension of sustainable food production in relation to the use of geothermal energy. Furthermore, […]

GEOforFOOD Webinar – 29th June 2021

Today, the Geofood team participated in the GEOforFOOD webinar held by Geothermica and Orkidea. Dr. Maja Turnšek participated in the webinar  “GEOforFOOD Innovation initiative” with the contribution “Geothermal chances for Food and Tourism: a Country Perspective”. The presentation was based on results from the GEOFOOD project on food production in a controlled, sustainable and efficient environment using geothermal as […]

World Geothermal Congress 2020+1

The World Geothermal Congress (WGC2020+1) has now begun and offers an abundance of virtual events with online presentations for you to join to learn about recent developments in engineering. The Congress takes place in Reykjavík from March to October 2021. For more information, see:

New article published: Geothermal Energy for Circular Food Production

The Geofood team has published a new article, Geothermal energy for circular food production, in the Geothermische Energie journal, Heft 96, p. 20-23. September 2020. It discusses the Geofood project and the potential and opportunities for expanding the use of geothermal energy for circular food production. The article presents the innovative concepts of Geofood illustrating how […]