A novel biorefinery concept
for mushroom compost
The BIOrescue project aims to demonstrate a resource-efficient biorefinery concept
for mushroom compost that will allow its transformation into valuable bio-based
products such as bio-pesticides, biodegradable nano-carriers for drugs or fertiliser
encapsulation and bio-based horticultural fertilisers.
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BIOrescue project: halfway to success

Discussing the first achievements and planning the way towards project’s end: that is BIOrescue partners’ objectives for their mid-term project meeting, to be held on 14 and 15 February in Chester. The meeting will be hosted by the Exploitation...

On the way to a more sustainable mushroom industry

While natural resources are depleting, agriculture professionals focus their efforts on research and innovation to make their production processes more circular. Back in 2014, Monaghan Mushrooms, one of the world’s largest…

Biobased nanocarriers to cure plant diseases for the first time

The Max Planck Institute for Polymer Research in Mainz has just delivered a double novelty to the scientific world: nanocarriers made of “waste”, which release drugs in a way that cured a plant disease for the first time.

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2 billion programme for agriculture launched by European Investment Bank

The European Investment Bank (EIB), the EU bank, announced today the launch of a loans package of nearly EUR 1 billion for agriculture and the bioeconomy. The sum will be matched by the implementing financial institutions, thereby mobilizing close to EUR 2 billion of long-term financing for companies in the sector.

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BIOrescue process presented in Madrid

On 24 April, BIOrescue partner CENER (National Renewable Energy Centre of Spain), represented by Goizeder Barberena Ibañez, introduced its activities and results at the Third forum for Agricultural Biotechnology in Madrid.

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Tailor-made enzymatic solutions reduce time and cost of biorefinery processes

Enzymes’ performance has a great impact on the overall time and cost of the biomass conversion. In BIOrescue, Finnish company MetGen developed more efficient enzymes to accelerate chemical reactions and reduce the cost of the process.

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04 April 2019 / Brussels, Belgium

Towards a circular agro-food industry

After three years of work, partners are looking forward to sharing their findings and debating on the future European policy framework to foster the adoption of circular business practices in the agro-food industry at the occasion of project’s final policy conference that will be held on 4 April 2019 in Brussels (Thon Hotel EU, rue de la Loi 75).

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28 February 2019 / Mainz, Germany

Building sustainable value chains for the bio-based industry

Looking towards the project’s end, the BIOrescue consortium is pleased to invite all interested stakeholders, including partners from other biorefinery projects, to discuss the challenges and opportunities arising from the exploitation of sustainable biomass sources in Europe for the commercialisation of new bio-based products.

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