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Value added materials from organic waste sugars

Project description

Making sugar from municipal waste

Sugar is one of the most essential raw materials, cultivated mainly for food and feed, but also for the manufacture of industrial chemicals and biofuels. Nearly 80 % of sugar production globally is from sugarcane, with the rest coming from sugar beet. This means the supply chain relies on crops with a high environmental and social impact, and is subject to supply and cost fluctuations. Second-generation sugars can help reverse this trend. Despite some limitations (high dilution and low purity), these second-generation sugars are available from sources like municipal solid waste (MSW). The VAMOS project will showcase the feasibility of producing and valorising these second-generation sugars. It will create a number of new value chains by using the sugar for the production of a range of bio-based products for non-food applications.

Call for proposal

H2020-BBI-JTI-2018
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Coordinator

OAKDENE HOLLINS LIMITED
Address
Ardenham Court Oxford Road
HP19 8HT Aylesbury
United Kingdom
Activity type
Private for-profit entities (excluding Higher or Secondary Education Establishments)
EU contribution
€ 256 411,75

Participants (10)

FIBERIGHT LIMITED
United Kingdom
EU contribution
€ 3 342 419
Address
32 Monk Street
NP7 5NW Abergavenny Gwent
Activity type
Private for-profit entities (excluding Higher or Secondary Education Establishments)
CELIGNIS LIMITED
Ireland
EU contribution
€ 161 356,13
Address
Upper William Street Unit 4 Mill Court
V94 Limerick
Activity type
Private for-profit entities (excluding Higher or Secondary Education Establishments)
EW BIOTECH GMBH
Germany
EU contribution
€ 2 131 281,25
Address
Am Haupttor Bau 3668
06237 Leuna
Activity type
Private for-profit entities (excluding Higher or Secondary Education Establishments)
AEP POLYMERS SRL
Italy
EU contribution
€ 110 551
Address
Strada Statale 14 Km 163 5 Localita Basovizza Area Science Park
34149 Trieste
Activity type
Private for-profit entities (excluding Higher or Secondary Education Establishments)
TRANSFERCENTER FUR KUNSTSTOFFTECHNIK GMBH
Austria
EU contribution
€ 97 500
Address
Franz Fritsch Strasse 11
4600 Wels
Activity type
Other
IFEU - INSTITUT FUR ENERGIE- UND UMWELTFORSCHUNG HEIDELBERG GGMBH
Germany
EU contribution
€ 366 352,50
Address
Wilckensstrasse 3
69120 Heidelberg
Activity type
Research Organisations
ABERYSTWYTH UNIVERSITY
United Kingdom
EU contribution
€ 214 148,75
Address
Visualisation Centre Penglais
SY23 3BF Aberystwyth
Activity type
Higher or Secondary Education Establishments
IMPERIAL COLLEGE OF SCIENCE TECHNOLOGY AND MEDICINE
United Kingdom
EU contribution
€ 304 792,50
Address
South Kensington Campus Exhibition Road
SW7 2AZ London
Activity type
Higher or Secondary Education Establishments
NOVOZYMES A/S
Denmark
EU contribution
€ 0
Address
Krogshoejvej 36
2880 Bagsvaerd
Activity type
Private for-profit entities (excluding Higher or Secondary Education Establishments)
KNAUF INSULATION LIMITED
United Kingdom
EU contribution
€ 0
Address
Stafford Road St Helens
WA10 3NS Merseyside
Activity type
Private for-profit entities (excluding Higher or Secondary Education Establishments)