All Projects

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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Green-B2B
  • (Inter)Cluster, 1G sugar, 2G biomass, Biomass pretreatment, Bioplastics, Bulk chemicals, Butadiene, Butanediol, CO2, Diols, Fermentation, Gas fermentation, Gasses, H2, Industrial sidestreams, Low TRL, MOT 1 - biobased chemistry, Moonshot flanders-cSBO, Paper & cardboard, Polymers and packaging and biomaterials, Process development (TRL 4-5), Product recovery and purification, Regional-flanders, Sugar

Using micro-organisms, GREEN-B2B aims to convert paper and cardboard waste into chemicals such as biobased butadiene.

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SECRETed
  • 1G sugar, 2G sugar, 2G sugar - industrial, Biomedical applications, Biosurfactants, Detergent ingredients, Detergents, Fatty acids, Fatty alcohols, Fermentation, H2020-Other, H2020-RIA, Oils and derivatives, Ongoing projects, Process development (TRL 4-5), Product recovery and purification, Scale-up (TRL 4-6), Vegetable oils

The SECRETed project proposes the development of novel molecules by the combination of biosynthetic genes of amphiphilic compounds, biosurfactants and siderophores, produced by marine and extremophilic microorganisms.

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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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DEMETER
  • 1G sugar, 2G sugar, 2G sugar - agriculture, Agricultural sidestreams, Agricultural waste, Anaerobic digestion, Biogas, Carbohydrates, Custom manufacturing, Demonstration (TRL 5-7), Enzyme formulation, Enzyme production, Enzymes, Fermentation, Finished projects, Formulation, Fuels, H2020 BBI-IA-DEMO, Product recovery & purification, Scale-up, Scale-up (TRL 4-6), WP leader

Demeter: Demonstrating more efficient enzyme production to increase biogas yields.
DEMETER will increase the yield of the fermentation process at an industrial scale as well as the down-stream processing of a C1-based biogas enzyme, reducing the cost of the end product and making the enzyme available for wide-spread application in biogas production throughout Europe.

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Marisurf
  • 1G sugar, Biomedical applications, Biopolymers, Biosurfactants, Cosmetic ingredients, Detergents, Emulsifiers, Fermentation, Finished projects, Food, Food grade, Food ingredients, H2020-RIA, Nano technology, Oil, Oils, Oils and derivatives, Partner, Personal and home care, Polymers and packaging and biomaterials, Process development (TRL 4-5), Product recovery & purification, Scale-up (TRL 4-6), Specialty chemicals, Vegetable oils

The MARISURF project will use marine bacterial strains to produce new SAs. To ensure the newly discovered SAs satisfy their requirements and demands, MARISURF will place the industrial end-users in a leading role in guiding the search for new SAs.

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ReSolve
  • 1G sugar, Beet pulp pectin, Biosolvents, Bulk chemicals, Cellulose, Finished projects, Food related sidestreams, Forestry sidestreams, Glucose, Green chemistry, Green solvents, H2020 BBI-RIA, Heterogeneous catalysis, Partner, Process development (TRL 4-5), Reactive distillation, Scale-up, Scale-up (TRL 4-6), Solvents, TMO

ReSolve sets out to replace two hazardous solvents – toluene and NMP (N-methyl-2-pyrrolidone) – with safer alternatives derived from non-food carbohydrates.

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SPICY
  • (Inter)Cluster, 1G sugar, Biocatalysis, Bioplastics, Biopolymers, Bulk chemicals, Butanediol, Carbohydrates, Catalisti-SBO, Catalisti-cSBO, Chemical building blocks, Diols, Fermentation, Finished projects, ISPR, Lactic acid, Low TRL, Muconic acid, Organic acids, Partner, Passed projects, Polymers and packaging and biomaterials, Process development (TRL 4-5), Product recovery and purification, Regional-flanders, Specialty chemicals

SPICY aims at creating a new and profitable value chain in the Flemish bio-economy by connecting sugar feedstock suppliers with fermentation-based and chemical biorefinery companies to end-users active in chemical and polymer production.

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Biosurfing
  • 1G sugar, Biosurfactants, Cosmetic ingredients, Detergents, FP7, Fatty acids, Fermentation, Finished projects, Glucose, Nano technology, Oils, Oils and derivatives, Personal and home care, Personal care, Process development, Product recovery & purification, Scale-up (TRL 4-6), Sophorolipids, Vegetable oils, WP leader

This project aims to create new-to-nature and tailor-made biosurfactants through metabolic engineering of the unconventional yeast Starmerella bombicola.
Surfactants or surface active agents are applied in a wide range of industries and products e.g. cleaning, personal care, cosmetics, agriculture, oil recovery, paper industry.

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