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22.07.2019

Factsheet #1 A novel biorefinery concept for mushroom compost

This series of six factsheets present the results of BIOrescue. The first factsheet shows the overall conversion process of the biorefinery.

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20.05.2019

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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02.05.2019

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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26.04.2019

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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25.04.2019

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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05.04.2019

Promising opportunities for circular agro-food industries

Education, training and awareness raising were identified as key factors to unlock the potential of 62 million tonnes of agricultural residues available annually in Europe during a policy conference organised by eco-innovation expert group Greenovate! Europe, where innovative examples of circular economy in the agro-food sector were presented.

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