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|

WEBINAR

We have put together a very interesting webinar which explains what is Funguschain project and what we do. If you want to learn more about how we transform agro waste from mushroom farming into added value products, please join us! webinar There are two dates available in April: 14th and 30th . Register [...]

2020-04-03T14:02:07+01:00April 3rd, 2020|

Project presented in the frame of a plastic circular economy workshop celebrated in Aitiip

Aitiip facilities were chosen by CircPack partnership to check plastic circular economy in action and to show project first progress to European Commission - Horizon2020 delegates. During this meeting, which took place on February 17th, a workshop about Aitiip’ bioplastic and circular economy solutions were showcased to project officers and Circ-Pack project members, composed by [...]

2019-02-26T14:11:43+01:00February 26th, 2019|

Funguschain in schools!

Funguschain participates in Science and Technology in Action (STA), an Irish initiative designed to support the teaching and learning of science and related subjects. Each annual edition of STA contains a set of lessons that are industry led to be used by all teachers in second level schools. These lessons are available on a website [...]

2019-01-30T10:19:00+01:00January 30th, 2019|