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:

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


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|

Carolina Peñalva partipated at INCREA congress

Carolina Peñalva, packaging responsible at Aitiip, participated in INCREA congress in La Rioja, an event organised by Ebro Valley Food Cluster, which aim is to inform main food stakeholders about innovative R&D results. Carolina, with a lecturer entitled “new materials for new consumer demands” showcased to the audience project outcomes.

2018-10-22T09:29:54+01:00October 22nd, 2018|

Biorefining and cascading approach for mushroom residues and by-products

Introduction The present document gives an overview of the achievements got during the development at bench scale of the cascade approach for the revalorisation of the mushrooms residues and by-products carried out in work package one. The main Funguschain partners involved in the development and optimisation of the cascade approach are: BioDetection Systems BV (BDS) [...]

2018-10-18T09:05:53+01:00October 18th, 2018|

And also in the Bioeconomy Ireland day!

On October 19th. We will be presenting our project on this event which objective is to connect industry, research & innovation and policy around real bioeconomy opportunities for a sustainable and competitive future. Bioeconomy Ireland Day 2018 brings together key bioeconomy practitioners, thought leaders, industry, researchers, and policy makers to drive Ireland’s bioeconomy forward, creating [...]

2018-10-15T16:20:24+01:00October 15th, 2018|