AP-Waste

AP-Waste The solution to single-use agricultural plastics IRIS Technology Solutions participates in AP-Waste, a pioneering project in Spain coordinated by Asaja to valorise and manage single-use agro-plastic (AP) waste, through the combination of insects and microorganisms. The waste generated is a major environmental burden and has a major impact on national horticultural activity. Around 950,000 ha of agricultural land and the rural [...]
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Waste2Fuels

Waste2Fuels Sustainable production of next-generation biofuels from waste streams WASTE2FUELS aims to develop next-generation biofuel technologies capable of converting agro-food waste (AFW) streams into high-quality biobutanol. Butanol is one of the most promising biofuels due to its superior fuel properties compared to current main biofuels, bioethanol and biodiesel. In addition to its ability to reduce [...]
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Valuemag

Valuemag Optimised moulded pulp for renewable packaging solutions VALUEMAG project aims to provide groundbreaking solutions for microalgae production and harvesting as well as scaling up biomass transformation systems in order to provide new technologies for aquatic/marine biomass integrated bio-refineries. Production-cultivation and harvesting objectives are achieved by using magnetic nanotechnologies: superparamagnetic iron oxide nanoparticles (SPAN) are [...]
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Urbiofin

Urbiofin From waste to bioproducts through biorefinery URBIOFIN is an innovation project funded by the Bio-Based Industries Joint Undertaking (BBI JU) under the EU Horizon 2020 programme and coordinated by “Industrias Mecánicas Alcudia S.A., (IMECAL S.A.)”. The aim of the URBIOFIN project is to demonstrate techno-economic and environmental viability of an integrated and innovative biorefinery [...]
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Scalibur

Scalibur Leading a revolution in biowaste recycling In the SCALIBUR project, leading waste management companies, technology developers and research organisations have teamed up with four European cities to demonstrate innovative solutions to transform urban biowaste into high value-added products, helping cities to increase their recycling rate and creating new circular economy business opportunities. Visit site [...]
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Refucoat

RefuCoat Biobased barrier and active coatings for recyclable packaging RefuCoat seeks to develop hybrid bio-based high oxygen/water barrier and active coatings to be used in monolayer bio-based packaging (films and trays) as an alternative to current metallised and modified atmosphere (MAP) packages. Replacing oil-based packaging materials with bio-based ones could give a competitive advantage due [...]
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Percal

Percal Chemical building blocks from versatile msw biorefinery PERCAL will exploit Municipal Solid Waste (MSW) as feedstock to develop intermediate chemical products at high yield and low impurity level with huge industrial interest. These will be complementary to the bioethanol (current PERSEO technology), to achieve a cascade valorisation of the MSW components, i.e.: • Lactic [...]
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Dafia

Dafia Bio-macromolecules from municipal solid bio-waste fractions and fish waste for high added value applications Municipal solids waste (MSW) are collected by municipalities and represents more than 500 kg/capita (EU-27 average), 300 million tonnes overall every year in the EU-32. Currently, approximately 50% of this volume is landfilled. More than 1.3 million tonnes of Marine [...]
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Agrocycle

Agrocycle Sustainable techno-economic solutions for the agricultural value chain Continuing population and consumption growth are driving global food demand, with agricultural activity increasing to keep pace. Europe has a major agricultural waste problem, generating some 700 million tonnes of waste annually. There is an urgent need and huge opportunity to address the efficient use of [...]
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Agrimax

Agrimax  Developing and demonstrating the production of multiple, high-value products from crop and food-processing waste. Around one-third of all food produced each year is wasted. Agrimax will build two pilot biorefineries where leftovers from tomato, cereal, potato and olive will be converted into valuable products for the packaging, food and farming sectors.        In addition, [...]
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