Successful Geofood Symposium in Slovenia

The Geofood Symposium in Slovenia in November received interest from industry stakeholders, researchers, municipalities and policy providers. Geofood visited the geothermal producers Lust – www.lust.si and Ocean Orchids – www.oceanorchids.si. Both companies are growing their production sites and attract an increasing number of visitors to their geothermal heated greenhouses. Below you can see a short […]

Samraekt presents GEOFOOD at Visindavaka in Reykjavik

Samraekt presented GEOFOOD at Vísindavaka in Iceland, which is part of European Researchers’ Night, which is an event organised every year on the last Friday of September. An event was now held in around 340 towns and cities all over Europe. The main objective is to bring together scientists and the public, show scientists and […]

Winner solution for urban farming in Sweden

Samraekt (Iceland) The University of Iceland, EN-EF Concept (Serbia), LandingAquaculture (The Netherlands) and the University of Maribor (Slovenia) participated in the Climate-KIC Innovation Competition – Urban Food from Residual Heat – suggesting urban farming solutions to four municipalities in Sweden, Malmö, Lund, Bjuv and Oscarshamn. The team was one of three finalists and won second […]

A Visit to South Iceland

On June 26th 2018 the GEOFOOD team visited potential sites in South Iceland and related tourist attractions in the area. The team visited Thingvellir and learned about the geology of Iceland, touched the geothermal energy at Geysir in Haukadal and visited the tomato farm Fridheimar and the cattle farm Efstidalur. Both cases are excellent examples […]

The GEOFOOD Project – Kickoff Meeting in Reykjavik

June 25th 2018 Kickoff meeting in the GEOFOOD project held in Reykjavik The participants in the GEOFOOD project gathered at the Ocean Cluster House in Reykjavik on June 25th 2018 for the the GEOFOOD Kickoff meeting. During the meeting all partners gave brief presentations about their background and the plan for the respective workpackages.   […]

Visit to West Iceland

The GEOFOOD team visited potential sites in West Iceland and related tourist attractions in the area. The team visited the the hot springs Deildartunguhver and Kleppjarnsreykjahver in the upper Borgarfjordur area in West-Iceland. This is the largest low-temperature geothermal region in Iceland with a total natural discharge equivalent to about 450 litres per second of […]

C40-Reinventing Cities

The Samraekt team is participating in the C40-Reinventing Cities – The proposal was submitted in May 2018 for two sites in Reykjavik – Lágmúli and Ártún. Both sites are extremely interesting sites for the Samraekt concept. Lágmúli is one of the main geothermal areas in Reykjavik and Ártún is a beautiful site next to the […]

Startup of the Aquaponics Association Europe

Ragnheidur Thorarinsdottir is leading the startup of the Aquaponics Association Europe based on the work carried out in the Association of Commercial Aquaponics Companies (ACAC) and the COST Action EUAquaponicsHub (2014-2018). A good team from the COST Action is currently working on the statutes and the website is under construction.