All Projects

BIOMAC
  • Agricultural sidestreams, Biomass pretreatment, Cellulose diols, Corn stover, Diols, Food, Forestry sidestreams, Fractionation glucose, H2020-IA, Hemicellulose, Hydrolysis, Infrastructure, Infrastructure network, Innovation vouchers, Lignin, Lignin extraction, Lignocellulose, Low TRL, Miscanthus, Networking, Ongoing projects, Partner, Polymers and packaging and biomaterials, Polyols, Process development (TRL 4-5), Product recovery and purification, Specialty chemicals, Sugar alcohols, Sugar monomers, Value chain building, Xylose

The BIOMAC project aims to build a sustainable OITB (Open Innovation Test Bed), composed of 17 pilot plants and supported by several technical and non-technical services spread across Europe for the scale-up of new bio-based materials.

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BioSFerA
  • 2G biomass, CO, CO2, Fermentation, Food, Forestry waste, Fuels, Gas fermentation, Gasses, H2, H2020-RIA, Jet fuel, Marine fuel, Mobile unit, Ongoing projects, Partner, Process development (TRL 4-5), Product recovery and purification, Scale-up (TRL 4-6), Syngas, Triacylglycerides

BioSFerA aims to develop a cost-effective interdisciplinary technology to produce sustainable aviation and maritime fuels. Thus, biogenic residues and wastes will be gasified and the syngas will be fermented to produce bio-based triacylglycerides (TAGs).

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CIRCALGAE
  • Algae, Biomass pretreatment, Cosmetic ingredients, Demonstration (TRL 5-7), Feed, Feed additives, Feed grade, Feed ingredients, Food, Food grade, Food ingredients, HEurope-IA, HEurope-Other, Ongoing projects, Partner, Personal and home care, Product recovery and purification, Proteins, Scale-up (TRL 4-6), Task leader

CIRCular valorisation of industrial ALGAE waste streams into high-value products to foster future sustainable blue biorefineries in Europe.

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CO2PERATE
  • (Inter)Cluster, Bioplastics, Biopolymers, CCU, CO2, Catalisti-ISBO, Feed, Fermentation, Food, Formic acid, Gas fermentation, Gasses, H2, Low TRL, Ongoing projects, Other feedstock, PHA, PHB, Partner, Polymers and packaging and biomaterials, Process development (TRL 4-5), Product recovery and purification, Regional-flanders, Single cell protein, Specialty chemicals, Waste gasses

CO2PERATE aims to develop catalytic technologies to convert CO2 into formic acid, using renewable electricity. Formic acid will subsequently be used as building block for the biosynthetic production of value-added chemicals, as a building block for the chemical industry, or as a potential carrier for energy storage.

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Foieture
  • (Inter)Cluster, 1G sugar, Cell culture, Cultured meat, Flanders Food / VLAIO-ICON, Foie gras, Food, Low TRL, Ongoing projects, Process development (TRL 4-5), Product recovery and purification, Regional-flanders, WP leader

The conventional meat production system is not sustainable and climate neutral. The increasing concerns regarding animal welfare have also pushed the meat market to look for different means of production for instance of vegan “meat”.

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MiProCas
  • Food, Ongoing projects, Proteins

Consumer research shows that current plant-based cheese products do not meet expectations in terms of taste, texture and mouthfeel. The lack therein of caseins is at the root of this problem.

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SIMBA
  • 2G sugar, 2G sugar - agriculture, Agriculture, Bacterial culture, Cultivation, Fermentation, Fermented foods, Food, Food grade, H2020-IA, Microbiome, Mixed starters culture, Ongoing projects, Process development (TRL 4-5), Scale-up (TRL 4-6), WP leader

The objective of the SIMBA project is providing innovative microbiome solutions to increase food security, nutrition, and help address key societal challenges.

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SMARTBOX
  • Aromatics, Beech wood, Biocatalysis, Biodegradable, Biomaterials, Coordinator, Demonstration (TRL 5-7), Enzyme engineering, Enzyme production, Enzymes, Exploitation, FDCA, Fermentation, Food, Forestry biomass, H2020 BBI-RIA, HMF, Hard wood, Lignin, Lignin biomass, Lignocellulose, Ongoing projects, Other feedstock, Oxidative catalysis, Polycarbonate building blocks, Polymers and packaging and biomaterials, Product recovery and purification, Reductive catalytic fractionation, Scale-up (TRL 4-6), Soft wood, Specialty chemicals, Vanillin, WP leader

SMARTBOX will develop an advanced computational engineering platform specifically for oxidative enzymes. Relying on this platform, SMARTBOX will develop the one-enzyme conversion of HMF into FDCA and intermediates, and the one-enzyme conversion of lignin monomers into a potential biobased building block for polycarbonates and vanillin.

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AppliSurf
  • (Inter)Cluster, 1G sugar, Biosurfactants, Catalisti-SBO, Detergents, Fatty acids, Fatty alcohols, Fermentation, Finished projects, Food, Glucose, Green chemistry, High throughput screening, Industrial biotechnology, Industry user group, Oils, Oils and derivatives, Ozonolysis, Personal and home care, Personal care, Product recovery & purification, Regional-flanders, Scale-up (TRL 4-6), Specialty carbohydrates, Vegetable oils, WP leader

Screening the application potential of a yeast-based biosurfactant portfolio. In AppliSurf a combination of genetic modification, fermentation development/optimization and green chemistry will be applied to enable commercial production at acceptable cost of an innovative and broad portfolio of biosurfactant structures.

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