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Bioactive compounds from Olea europaea: investigation and application in food, cosmetic and pharmaceutical industry

Objective

The goal of Olive-Net project is to introduce a novel approach for the exploration, valorization and marketing of new products based on bioactive compounds from Olea europaea. This will be achieved through an extended and well-balanced scheme of researcher’s secondments between universities and enterprises from EU & Associated countries as well as universities from Third countries. A mutual scientific project developed on the needs and interests of both sectors exploiting the existing expertise will be the base of this proposal. Products and side-products of the olive tree such as olive oil, edible olive fruits, olive mill waste and olive tree leaves, will be subjected to a series of state-of-the-art extraction and isolation cascades in order to provide extracts, enriched fractions and isolated compounds of high purity. Target chemical categories will involve the well known olive oil polyphenols and secoiridoids, that will be assessed for their safety and pharmacological effects against inflammation, osteoarthritis, cardiovascular disease, etc. in cell-based and in vivo assays. All active ingredients will be identified and characterized with advanced analytical techniques, in order to be integrated in formulations and products in the area of nutraceuticals/dietary supplements. Within this project, core scientific multidisciplinary knowledge from different research areas will be integrated creating valuable synergies. Expertise will be transferred by means of the seconded researchers training in environments with different research orientation where complimentary skills are required. Special attention will be given to dissemination activities aiming to public awareness of benefits of healthy diet(s). Olive-Net aspires to create a successful model promoting considerably researchers’ competences and long-lasting collaboration between Industry and Academia.

Call for proposal

H2020-MSCA-RISE-2016
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Funding Scheme

MSCA-RISE - Marie Skłodowska-Curie Research and Innovation Staff Exchange (RISE)

Coordinator

ETHNIKO KAI KAPODISTRIAKO PANEPISTIMIO ATHINON
Address
6 Christou Lada Str
10561 Athina
Greece
Activity type
Higher or Secondary Education Establishments
EU contribution
€ 445 500

Participants (12)

CENTRE NATIONAL DE LA RECHERCHE SCIENTIFIQUE CNRS
France
EU contribution
€ 63 000
Address
Rue Michel Ange 3
75794 Paris
Activity type
Research Organisations
AVIGNON UNIVERSITE
France
EU contribution
€ 193 500
Address
Rue Louis Pasteur 74
84029 Avignon Cedex 01
Activity type
Higher or Secondary Education Establishments
UNIVERSIDAD COMPLUTENSE DE MADRID
Spain
EU contribution
€ 99 000
Address
Avenida De Seneca 2
28040 Madrid
Activity type
Higher or Secondary Education Establishments
CONSIGLIO NAZIONALE DELLE RICERCHE
Italy
EU contribution
€ 112 500
Address
Piazzale Aldo Moro 7
00185 Roma
Activity type
Research Organisations
ADSI-AUSTRIAN DRUG SCREENING INSTITUTE GMBH
Austria
EU contribution
€ 171 000
Address
Innrain 66A
6020 Innsbruck
Activity type
Private for-profit entities (excluding Higher or Secondary Education Establishments)
PHARMAGNOSE VIOTECHNOLOGIKI ANONYMI ETAIREIA
Greece
EU contribution
€ 63 000
Address
Papathanasiou 24
34100 Chalkida
Activity type
Private for-profit entities (excluding Higher or Secondary Education Establishments)
UNI-PHARMA KLEON TSETIS, FARMAKEFTIKA ERGASTIRIA ANONYMOS VIOMICHANIKIKAI EMPORIKI
Greece
EU contribution
€ 94 500
Address
14Th Km National Road 1
14564 Kifissia
Activity type
Private for-profit entities (excluding Higher or Secondary Education Establishments)
SERVIZO GALEGO DE SAUDE
Spain
EU contribution
€ 126 000
Address
Edificio Administrativo San Lázaro
15703 Santiago De Compostela
Activity type
Public bodies (excluding Research Organisations and Secondary or Higher Education Establishments)
NATAC BIOTECH SL
Spain
EU contribution
€ 162 000
Address
Calle Faraday 7
28049 Madrid
Activity type
Private for-profit entities (excluding Higher or Secondary Education Establishments)
ALNUMED GMBH
Germany
EU contribution
€ 45 000
Address
Am Aubach 5
95448 Bayreuth
Activity type
Private for-profit entities (excluding Higher or Secondary Education Establishments)
NEURO-SYS
France
EU contribution
€ 22 500
Address
410 Chemin Departemental 60
13120 Gardanne
Activity type
Private for-profit entities (excluding Higher or Secondary Education Establishments)
UNIVERSITE D'ORLEANS
France
EU contribution
€ 135 000
Address
Chateau De La Source
45067 Orleans Cedex 2
Activity type
Higher or Secondary Education Establishments

Partners (3)

ECOLE NATIONALE D'AGRICULTURE DE MEKNES
Morocco
Address
Route Haj Kaddour Km 10
50000 Meknes
Activity type
Research Organisations
INSTITUT NATIONAL DE LA RECHERCHE AGRONOMIQUE D ALGERIE
Algeria
Address
Rue Des Freres Ouddak 2
16230 Alger
Activity type
Research Organisations
RANGSIT UNIVERSITY
Thailand
Address
52/347 Moo 2 Paholyothin Road Amphur Muang
12000 Pathumthani
Activity type
Higher or Secondary Education Establishments