Project

RESEARCH

Development of new products & processes derived from macroalgae in the context of Macaronesian Blue Biotechnology & Transfer to Enterprises

  • Team:
  • Type: EU
  • Category:International Research Project
  • 2017 to 2020

Summary

Development of new products & processes derived from macroalgae in the context of Macaronesian Blue Biotechnology. The main purpose is the industrial/commercial use of macroalgae washed ashore, although the use of macroalgae obtained by aquiculture is also contemplated. The project gives strong emphasis to technological transfer to industry (SMEs). It includes Universities, Research Centers & SMEs (health, agriculture, food & others). 

Funding Institution

EU/FEDER; INTERREG V MAC 2014-2010.

Partners

Project leader: Instituto Tecnológico de Canárias (Gran Canaria, Spain) – Eduardo Portillo Hahnefeld

FEDER partners: Fundação Gaspar Frutuoso;  FICIC (Fundación Canaria del Instituto Canario de Investigación del Cancer); Universidad de Las Palmas de Gran Canaria; Universidade da Madeira; Universidad de La Laguna. Instituto Canario de Investigaciones Agrarias;

Non-FEDER Partners/Third countries: Universidade de Cabo Verde; Universidade de Ciências, de Tecnologia e de Medicina (Mauritania); Université Cheikh Anta DIOP (Senegal);

Other participants/enterprises: CEAMED SA (Canarias, Spain); Salinas Marinas de Fuertecaliente S.L. (Canarias, Spain); ECOS Estudos Ambientales y Ocenografia (Canarias, Spain); Natur Extracts S.A. (Madeira, Portugal); BRC Infraestructuras Hidráulicas (Canarias, Spain); Martell Lozano S.L.; (Canarias, Spain); Algalimento S.L. (Canarias, Spain);  Ayuntamiento de Las Palmas de Gran Canaria (Canarias, Spain); COAG-Canarias (Coordinadora deOrganziaciones de Agricultores y Ganaderos) (Canarias, Spain); IDEAQUA FISH & AQUAPONIC SL (Canarias, Spain); UBQ II Lda (Madeira, Portugal); Biocanarias scp (Canarias, Spain).