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…

Factsheet #6 Sustainability aspect of the novel BIOrescue biorefinery

Find out the economic, social, technological and environmental aspects of the BIOrescue biorefinery in this Factsheet #6, the last one of our series.

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Factsheet #5 Affordable and sustainable biopesticides

Factsheet #5 presents the work done by the Spanish Renewable Energy Centre on the development of sustainable biopesticides from the bioconversion of used mushroom compost.

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Factsheet #4 Bio-based nanocarriers to treat plant diseases

In our fourth factsheet, we showcase a new product created within the project: bio-based nanocarriers that can be used for targeted plant treatment.

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BIOrescue creates affordable and sustainable biopesticides

BIOrescue coordinator, the Spanish Renewable Energy Centre (CENER), has demonstrated the production of affordable and sustainable biopesticides from the bioconversion of used mushroom compost together with other underutilised biomass.

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25 April 2019 / Madrid, Spain

III Biotechnology Forum

On 25 April 2019, the BIOrescue project will be presented at the Third Biotechnology Forum by its coordinator, CENER (Spain’s National Renewable Energy Centre). The Forum is organised by ASEBIO, the Spanish Association for Biotechnology Companies, and will take place in Madrid.

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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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