This 3,5-year project will develop new chemicals, new materials, and new consumer products from whey, wheat and rye brans, and paper-milling wastewater.
INGREEN will demonstrate in real operational environments sustainable and efficient tailor-made biotechnologies and eco-friendly approaches to produce safe and/or health promoting microbial biomasses and biochemicals, as well as functional ingredients of interest for several industrial sectors.
Innovative bio-based prototypes will be developed and where possible packaged in biodegradable solutions tailored for food, feed, pharmaceutical, and cosmetic needs.
INGREEN is a partnership between a number of organisations from the agricultural, food and industrial sectors. The direct involvement of the eight SMEs, four large industries and four academic partners well-experienced in knowledge transfer are key to devise scale up strategies and work plans needed to speed up the successful market introduction of the innovative bio-based processes and final products.
- Website: www.ingreenproject.eu
- Project coordinator: INEUVO Ltd
- Scientific coordinator: University of Bologna
- Duration: 1 June 2019 - 30 November 2022
- Funding program: European Union’s Horizon 2020
- Grant agreement no.: 838120