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Transbio

Transbio-klein

BioTRANSformation of by-products from fruit and vegetable processing industry into valuable BIOproducts

Date

December 1st, 2011 – November 30th, 2015

Project

TRANSBIO will target and realize different biotechnological approaches for transforming by-products from fruit and vegetable processing industry into value-added bioproducts. The project aims to reduce production costs for biopolymer PHB, bio-based succinic acid and enzymes for detergent application. Finally, remaining biomass will be evaluated for their potential to be used for biogas production.

Coordinator

Tecnalia (Spain)

Partners

Wetlands (Belgium), TTZ Bremerhaven (Germany), Promic (Spain), Bioesplora (Italy), CNTA (Spain), University of Costa Rica (Costa Rica), Ecosistemas (Argentina), University of Do Minho (Portugal), Biotrend (Portugal), Biozoon (Germany), UAM (Mexico), NST (Germany), Proteos Biotech (Spain), Tritecc (Romania) and OWS (Belgium)

OWS’ tasks

Biodegradation, physic-chemical characterization, anaerobic digestion and LCA

Dissemination

Newsletter No 2

Newsletter No 4

Newsletter No 5

Newsletter N° 6

Links

Contact

Mr. Steven Verstichel
E-mail: steven.verstichel@ows.be