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First-of-its-kind, large-scale, lowest-cost, zero-waste biorefinery for the production of proteins for food and feed application from low cost sustainable feedstocks.

Objective

PLENITUDE will build a bio-based value chain based around a unique highly efficient zero-waste process that produces sustainable protein by integrating an aerobic fermentation plant with a conventional first generation biorefinery.

PLENITUDE will increase the availability of sustainable, safe, food-grade protein by building and operating a large-scale, first-of-its-kind bio-based value chain producing food-grade protein sourced from sustainable sources such as wheat using an integrated biorefinery setup.

PLENITUDE directly addresses the topic “BBI.2018.SO3.F2” through enabling food-grade mycoprotein production within an integrated bioethanol refinery. The output protein will contribute to meeting the rapidly growing global protein demand identified in the specific challenge of the topic.

PLENITUDE will create initial output capacity of 16k tonnes per annum and based on the predicted outputs, the consortium aim to extend this capacity post project to produce a cumulative 1M tonnes of protein by 2030, which as a like for like replacement for meat from livestock equates to a reduction of >5M tonnes of carbon emissions.

The consortium has a strong industrial base led by Alcogroup, coordinated by 3F BIO, and supported by partners covering the entire value chain for the creation of both new bio-based food products and new value chains across both B2B and B2C markets.

Field of science

  • /natural sciences/biological sciences/biochemistry/biomolecules/proteins

Call for proposal

H2020-BBI-JTI-2018
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Funding Scheme

BBI-IA-FLAG - Bio-based Industries Innovation action - Flagship

Coordinator

3F BIO LIMITED
Address
163 Bath Street
G2 4SQ Glasgow
United Kingdom
Activity type
Private for-profit entities (excluding Higher or Secondary Education Establishments)
EU contribution
€ 13 486 157,38

Participants (10)

FOODCOMPANIONS HOLDING BV
Netherlands
EU contribution
€ 264 547,50
Address
Jan Provostlaan 69
3723 RC Bilthoven
Activity type
Private for-profit entities (excluding Higher or Secondary Education Establishments)
LIFE CYCLE ENGINEERING SRL
Italy
EU contribution
€ 196 700
Address
Via Tenente Morello 13
10081 Castellamonte
Activity type
Private for-profit entities (excluding Higher or Secondary Education Establishments)
STICHTING WAGENINGEN RESEARCH
Netherlands
EU contribution
€ 947 915
Address
Droevendaalsesteeg 4
6708 PB Wageningen
Activity type
Research Organisations
LACTIPS
France
EU contribution
€ 142 660
Address
Parc Metrotech Batiment 5
42650 Saint Jean Bonnefonds
Activity type
Private for-profit entities (excluding Higher or Secondary Education Establishments)
MOSA MEAT B.V.
Netherlands
EU contribution
€ 167 300
Address
Oxfordlaan 70
6229 EV Maastricht
Activity type
Private for-profit entities (excluding Higher or Secondary Education Establishments)
VIVERA B.V.
Netherlands
EU contribution
€ 167 300
Address
Handelseg 9
7451PJ Holten
Activity type
Private for-profit entities (excluding Higher or Secondary Education Establishments)
ANGLO BEEF PROCESSORS UK
United Kingdom
EU contribution
€ 167 300
Address
Battlefield Road
SY1 4AH Shrewsbury Shropshire
Activity type
Private for-profit entities (excluding Higher or Secondary Education Establishments)
INTERNATIONAL FLAVORS & FRAGRANCES IFF (NEDERLAND) BV
Netherlands
EU contribution
€ 181 532,40
Address
Liebergerweg 72
1221 JT Hilversum
Activity type
Private for-profit entities (excluding Higher or Secondary Education Establishments)
ALCOGROUP

Participation ended

Belgium
EU contribution
€ 111 848,06
Address
Vorstlaan 100
1170 Bruxelles
Activity type
Private for-profit entities (excluding Higher or Secondary Education Establishments)
CARGILL BV
Netherlands
EU contribution
€ 1 103 993,27
Address
Evert Van De Beekstraat 378
1118 CZ Schiphol
Activity type
Private for-profit entities (excluding Higher or Secondary Education Establishments)