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Biomacromolecules from municipal solid bio-waste fractions and fish waste for high added value applications.

Objective

Municipal solids waste (MSW) are collected by municipalities and represents more than 500 kg/capita (EU-27 average), 300 million tonnes overall every year in the EU-32. Currently, approximately 50% of this volume is landfilled. More than 1.3 million tonnes of Marine rest raw material (MRRM) are generated in Europe each year. Some countries, such as Norway and Denmark, have traditionally for animal feed. It will therefore be a challenge for the industry to develop methods to turn fish viscera and skin, currently considered as undesirable raw materials for hydrolysis and human consumption, into profitable products.
DAFIA will exploit MSW and MRRM as feedstocks for high value products. The parallel exploitation of the two feedstocks may create synergies. This expertise will be utilised in process development from MSW, while at the same time, new added-value products may be identified from both feed stocks.
The main objective of the DAFIA project is to explore the conversion routes of municipal solid waste (MSW), and marine rest raw-materials (MRRM) from the fish processing industries, to obtain high added value products, i.e. flame retardants, edible/barrier coatings and chemical building blocks (dicarboxylic acids and diamine) to produce polyamides and polyesters for a wide range industrial applications.
Different value-chains and products will be selected and explored based on the potential commercial value and the technical feasibility including new microbial strains and processes for conversion of major feedstock fractions, enzymatic and chemical modifications of components isolated from the feedstock or produced in microbial processes.
Up to four cost-effective molecule groups suitable for the final selected applications will be targeted (nucleic acids, dicarboxylic acids, diamines and gelatine), & two value-chains (MSW & MRRM) will be evaluated at pilot scale to reach TRL5.

Call for proposal

H2020-NMBP-2016-2017

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Sub call

H2020-NMBP-BIO-2016

Coordinator

AIMPLAS - ASOCIACION DE INVESTIGACION DE MATERIALES PLASTICOS Y CONEXAS
Net EU contribution
€ 728 052,50
Address
Valencia Parc Technologic Calle Gustave Eiffel 4
46980 Paterna Valencia
Spain

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Este Comunitat Valenciana Valencia/València
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Research Organisations
Non-EU contribution
€ 0,00

Participants (15)

POLITECNICO DI TORINO
Italy
Net EU contribution
€ 324 850,00
Address
Corso Duca Degli Abruzzi 24
10129 Torino

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Nord-Ovest Piemonte Torino
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Higher or Secondary Education Establishments
Non-EU contribution
€ 0,00
SINTEF OCEAN AS
Norway
Net EU contribution
€ 610 387,50
Address
Otto Nielsens Veg 10
7052 Trondheim

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Norge Trøndelag Trøndelag
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Other
Non-EU contribution
€ 0,00
STIFTELSEN SINTEF

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Norway
Net EU contribution
€ 104 827,50
Address
Strindveien 4
7034 Trondheim

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Norge Trøndelag Trøndelag
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Research Organisations
Non-EU contribution
€ 0,00
DANMARKS TEKNISKE UNIVERSITET
Denmark
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€ 569 500,00
Address
Anker Engelundsvej 1 Bygning 101 A
2800 Kgs Lyngby

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Danmark Hovedstaden Københavns omegn
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Higher or Secondary Education Establishments
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€ 0,00
CENTRE NATIONAL DE LA RECHERCHE SCIENTIFIQUE CNRS
France
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€ 372 812,50
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Rue Michel Ange 3
75794 Paris

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Ile-de-France Ile-de-France Paris
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Research Organisations
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€ 0,00
NUTRIMAR AS
Norway
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€ 211 505,00
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7266 Kverva

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The organization defined itself as SME (small and medium-sized enterprise) at the time the Grant Agreement was signed.

Yes
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Private for-profit entities (excluding Higher or Secondary Education Establishments)
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€ 0,00
IRIS TECHNOLOGY SOLUTIONS, SOCIEDAD LIMITADA
Spain
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€ 503 000,00
Address
Carretera D Esplugues 39 41
08940 Cornella De Llobregat

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The organization defined itself as SME (small and medium-sized enterprise) at the time the Grant Agreement was signed.

Yes
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Este Cataluña Barcelona
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Private for-profit entities (excluding Higher or Secondary Education Establishments)
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€ 0,00
BIOTREND-INOVACAO E ENGENHARIA EM BIOTECNOLOGIA SA
Portugal
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€ 450 487,50
Address
Biocant Park Nucleo 4 Lote 2
3060-197 Cantanhede

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The organization defined itself as SME (small and medium-sized enterprise) at the time the Grant Agreement was signed.

Yes
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Continente Centro (PT) Região de Coimbra
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€ 0,00
DAREN LABORATORIES & SCIENTIFIC CONSULTANTS LTD
Israel
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€ 422 225,00
Address
Hapartizanim St 10
74037 Nes Ziona

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The organization defined itself as SME (small and medium-sized enterprise) at the time the Grant Agreement was signed.

Yes
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Private for-profit entities (excluding Higher or Secondary Education Establishments)
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€ 0,00
MINE PLASTIK ENDUSTRIYEL URUNLER VE SERT MADEN KIMYA LIMITED SIRKETI
Turkey
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€ 200 600,00
Address
1122 Cad. 1417 Sok. No. 26 Ivoksan
Ankara

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The organization defined itself as SME (small and medium-sized enterprise) at the time the Grant Agreement was signed.

Yes
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Private for-profit entities (excluding Higher or Secondary Education Establishments)
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€ 0,00
BIO BASE EUROPE PILOT PLANT VZW
Belgium
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€ 536 945,00
Address
Rodenhuizekaai 1
9042 Desteldonk Gent

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The organization defined itself as SME (small and medium-sized enterprise) at the time the Grant Agreement was signed.

Yes
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Vlaams Gewest Prov. Oost-Vlaanderen Arr. Gent
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Other
Non-EU contribution
€ 0,00
BIOPOLIS SL
Spain
Net EU contribution
€ 464 250,00
Address
Calle Catedratico Agustin Escardino Benlloch 9 Parque Cientifico De La Universidad De Valencia
46980 Paterna Valencia

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SME

The organization defined itself as SME (small and medium-sized enterprise) at the time the Grant Agreement was signed.

Yes
Region
Este Comunitat Valenciana Valencia/València
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Private for-profit entities (excluding Higher or Secondary Education Establishments)
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€ 0,00
ARKEMA FRANCE SA
France
Net EU contribution
€ 273 968,75
Address
Rue Estienne D Orves
92700 Colombes

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Ile-de-France Ile-de-France Hauts-de-Seine
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€ 0,00
THE NATIONAL NON FOOD CROPS CENTRELBG
United Kingdom
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€ 194 112,50
Address
Innovation Way York Science Park Innovation Centre Heslington
Y010 5DG York

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The organization defined itself as SME (small and medium-sized enterprise) at the time the Grant Agreement was signed.

Yes
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Yorkshire and the Humber North Yorkshire York
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€ 0,00
SINTEF AS
Norway
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€ 462 672,50
Address
Strindvegen 4
7034 Trondheim

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Norge Trøndelag Trøndelag
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Research Organisations
Non-EU contribution
€ 0,00