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Mango and raspberry powder, dried with supercritical CO2 Duration: 6 March 2020 / 28 February 2021 Summary: In the market there is a need and desire from SME’s to implement sustainable CO2 drying technology for specialty products, which allow for smaller scale operations to be possible and profitable. SME’s reply in this way to the client’s demand for tailor made small scale units. In this manner SME’s confirm their technological capabilities and serve the client’s expectations. CO2 drying is capable of drying and encapsulating products that cannot be processed by means of hot air spray or freeze drying. Hot air degrades...
Date: 29/09/2020 - 14:51 | Value-added Innovation in fooD chAins (VIDA)
Duration: 1 April 2020 / 1 February 2021 Summary: This project focuses on circular bioecology between the generated organic waste in cities and the demand for biofertilizer in green house food production and farmland. Today, green house food production requires between 60-120kg nutrients per hectare per year. These are nutrients transferred to cities as food. Residues or by products are disposed off unsustainably in landfills or incinerated, thus causing loss of valuable nutrients and environmental pollution. The aim of this project is to demonstrate how Transform af 1994 ApS’ s Biotechnology can recirculate agriculture...
Date: 25/09/2020 - 17:05 | Value-added Innovation in fooD chAins (VIDA)
Peppers at 4EverGreen Duration: 10 April 2020 / 10 December 2020 Summary: Oxygen is essential for the healthy growth of plants: it guarantees optimal uptake of nutrients and leads to healthier roots, thus improving the plant resistance to pathogens. This is a fundamental aspect to guarantee healthy crops and high hygienical conditions in greenhouses, where, to limit the insurgence of rotting, moulds and diseases large amounts chemicals have to be dissolved in the irrigation water and soil. A sufficiently high level of dissolved oxygen in the water can reduce the amounts of chemicals employed in greenhouse farming,...
Date: 25/09/2020 - 17:01 | Value-added Innovation in fooD chAins (VIDA)
Overgreen lowers the environmental impact of agriculture and increases the healthiness of food Duration: March 2020 / February 2021 Summary: Overgreen is a decision support system for growers, aimed to increase the quality and quantity of their yield, and optimizing irrigation and chemical usage. Overgreen aims to tackle three main global challenges. The first is to help farmers dealing with climate change. With weather events becoming more and more unpredictable, Overgreen provides game-changing insight with the micro-climatic monitoring of the crops. Thanks to sensors installed on the fields, farmers are able to control...
Date: 17/09/2020 - 15:06 | Value-added Innovation in fooD chAins (VIDA)
Duration: 12 March 2020 / 15 February 2021 Summary: Problem description The availability of save drinking water is under pressure worldwide, already more than 2 billion people face a lack of it. Drinking water is produced by drinking water companies which generally this from groundwater and surface water. However these sources are getting exhausted and/or polluted. With 5% of the total consumption the food processing industry is a large consumer of drinking water, so if we want to safeguard our drinking water supply, we will also have to tackle water consumption in the food industry. An alternative source may be rainwater...
Date: 16/09/2020 - 13:44 | Value-added Innovation in fooD chAins (VIDA)
MediaMotorEurope (MME), a mentoring programme supported by Startup Europe , is looking for 20 high-potential European deep-tech innovators who can target today’s most relevant media industry challenges. Applications are open to the second MME open call: European startups and scaleups are invited to apply on F6S until 30 October 2020 at 17:00 CET ! MME is powered by strong media and innovation hubs, as well as key players in the tech and investment scene: VRT Sandbox , Media City Bergen , Thermi Group , Athens Technology Center , Cluster Sofia Knowledge City , FastTrack , and F6S . The 6-month programme will foster the...
Date: 28/09/2020 - 07:22 | MediaMotor Europe
On September 23 rd , DESTEX partners held its second official meeting virtually to monitor the project progress and discuss about the next steps on the project implementation. The project main objective is to promote the uptake of creativity culture as a catalyst to unlock the innovation potential in the advanced textiles’ materials sector. DESTEX is developing a set of tools to bridge industrial and creative design to the manufacturing companies in the advanced textile materials’ sector. In particular, the project is developing a virtual training program led by LCI , an intensive learning program for a summer course led...
Date: 28/09/2020 - 06:30 | DESTEX
IoT4Industry project is happy to invite you at the IoT4Industry Final Event (6th October 2020) , the H2020 project enabling the European manufacturing SMEs to integrate the use of IoT to enhance their productivity. We allocated 3.7 million Euros distributed to 40 projects on 17 vertical sectors to encourage the collaboration between IoT providers and manufacturers to modernize their production capabilities! The IoT4Industry Final Event will take place with 2 sessions within the MTC Digitalising Manufacturing Online Conference (5-6 October 2020) : two-day event full of workshops, networking, panel discussions, real...
Date: 25/09/2020 - 12:41 | IoT4Industry
After a successful 1 st Policy Roundtable in early July 2020, which kicked off the regional Action Plan development process, the stakeholders of the Danube Energy+ Hub Germany will meet on 18.09.2020 to provide feedback on the first draft of actions to be implemented until the end of the project in 2020. The Hub will ensure long-term sustainability and transferability of the project results and outcomes in close cooperation with the regional public administrations and Regional Alliance members. InnoEnergy elaborated a concept note on the planned Energy Hub and will discuss future cooperation activities and support...
Date: 17/09/2020 - 10:57 | Danube Energy+
Our Ukrainian partner - the European Initiatives Center, started their Training program under the framework of Danube Energy+ project! The Pilot program started in August and will continue throughout September, supporting young innovators to develop their green business ideas and covers topics such as : specific of business in energy efficience, competition analysis and validation, business modelling etc. Some of the ideas of the Young innovators are: electric kick scooter with innovative solutions, autonom energy points for communities and municipalities, energy audit application, flood protection system, smart energy...
Date: 15/09/2020 - 13:31 | Danube Energy+

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