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Funguschain Stakeholders Meeting

Next 20th of April 2021, FUNGUSCHAIN consortium will celebrate one last virtual event where Stakeholders and end users will find a place to further witness the project scientific results. Within this meeting, the products Technical Factsheets will be presented, some additional information about Protein Powder, Glucans, Chitosan, Lipids and polyphenols, and Fermentable sugars will be shared. [...]

2021-03-30T10:11:54+01:00March 23rd, 2021|

The Funguschain Final Conference, Register Now

On the 14th of April 2021, FUNGUSCHAIN project will organise its final conference online. Those attending the event will have the opportunity to learn how to introduce mushroom residues into a circular economy and its viability in industry. You can already book your place and register here DOWNLOAD AGENDA   https://funguschain.eu/wp-content/uploads/2021/02/funguschain_final.mp4   New cascading [...]

2021-03-08T12:35:08+01:00March 8th, 2021|

Mushroom waste applied to the food sector

For every Kg of mushrooms harvested, approximately 25% is left behind and is treated as waste. This is the part of the mushroom stalk that connects the mushroom to the compost. Monaghan Mushrooms, one of the largest mushroom producers in the world, is delighted for this material to take centre stage in the FUNGUSCAIN [...]

2021-03-08T08:32:52+01:00March 8th, 2021|

FUNGUSHCHAIN concept: Watch the Project final video (Updated Version)

Each year million tons of mushroom byproducts are generated in Europe. Funguschain project aims at the integral valorisation of agricultural residues from mushroom, in particular from agaricus bisporus processing into bio-based functional additives and biopolymers using a cascading approach and demonstrating its industrial viability by building a new biorefinery and modifying industrial current lines. Watch [...]

2021-03-24T11:50:53+01:00February 26th, 2021|

Funguschain featured in “Horizon – The EU Research & Innovation Magazine”

The project coordinator, Bart Van der Burg (BDS), has been interviewed by the European Commision Horizon Magazine and explained Funguschain project, its aims and outcomes. If you want to read the full article, you can find it here: https://horizon-magazine.eu/article/mushroom-cultivation-produces-three-times-its-weight-waste-it-s-now-being-turned-burgers#utm_source=Twitter&utm_medium=share&utm_campaign=mushrooms

2020-11-20T12:30:55+01:00November 20th, 2020|

What are mushroom cultivation residues doing in cosmetic products?

Protecting them from oxidation and spoiling. About 3 million tonnes of mushroom residues are produced annually by commercial mushroom growing farms and most of it ends in composting while it could be better used. Funguschain project goal is to valorise these residues and get functional additives and polymers to be used in food, plastic and [...]

2020-10-23T11:33:50+01:00October 23rd, 2020|

Funguschain Project presented to the Italian University and Research Ministry

Online, 25 September 2020 Our partners Novamont and ECNP presented Funguschain project to the Italian Ministry of University and Research (MUR). The web meeting which was hosted by the Minister and organized in collaboration with the European Research Promotion Agency (APRE), counted on the participation of Prof. Gaetano Manfredi - Minister of University and [...]

2020-09-28T13:37:33+01:00September 28th, 2020|

BBI-JU Funguschain agrofilms from mushroom waste: a strategic tool for sustainable development

Within the framework of the BBI-JU Funguschain Project, the industrial context of Monaghan Mushrooms (MM) has provided the basis to design a biorefinery model aimed at the valorization of intermediate products derived from mushroom waste which can be further valorized into a variety of biobased products for different application sectors. These waste residues are nonetheless [...]

2020-06-30T07:31:21+01:00June 29th, 2020|

The project in a specialized plastic magazine

A detailed article about the project has been published in the specialized magazine “Plásticos y Caucho”. If you want to read it please follow the link: https://www.plasticosycaucho.com/tres-socios-espanoles-participan-en-el-proyecto-europeo-funguschain-para-obtener-bioplasticos-del-champinon-plasturgia-sostenible-13-05-20

2020-05-18T08:01:33+01:00May 18th, 2020|