Research and demonstration

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 drug or fertiliser encapsulation and bio-based horticultural fertilisers.

biorefinerymushroom compost underutilised feedstocks characterisation biomass feedstocksseparation and fractionationextractionbiomass pretreatmentchemical conversionenzymatic hydrolysisbiochemical conversionenvironmental resource techno economic social assessment