Matís is a governmentally owned, independent research company, founded in 2007 following the merger of three former public research institutes and the biotechnology company Prokaria. The company focuses on research and development in the area of food and biotechnology and provides consultation worldwide to companies in the food industry, especially in the marine sector. Matís is a well-known partner within global food and biotech R&D and has played a leading role in large international projects such as EcoFishMan (FP7), Whitefishmall (Nordic Innovation), Amylomics (FP7) and MareFrame (FP7) and has an ongoing fruitful cooperation with many of the largest food and ingredient companies in the world such as PepsiCo, Nestlé and Roquette.