ROBOCOOP-EU circulaR bioecOnomy Business mOdels owned by agro-COOPeratives. ABOUT ROBOCOOP-EU is a HORIZON EUROPE and CIRCULAR BIO_BASED EUROPE co-funded project, proposing a breakthrough cultural change in the agro-food sector: Deploying effective regional and circular bio-based Business Models for the valorization of waste streams from 3 agricultural sectors: grape, olive and stone fruit. SENARIOS & BUSINESS MODELS Effective regional and circular… Read More »


The project is by the Energy Competence Center (EKI) and aims to develop a toolbox to assess the feasibility and sustainability of alternative fuel options for ship propulsion systems, under multiple application scenarios. The project consortium is consisted of Academic (School of Chemical and Naval Engineering), Energy (DEPA-Public Gas Corporation of Greece and MOTOROIL) and Maritime Business (Danaos… Read More »

BioIndustry 4.0

IBISBA will team up with ESFRI-landmark RIs such as Elixir, Mirri, BBMRI and DSMZ, innovative companies and several research groups in an ambitious 4-year work plan to encourage the adoption of advanced digital technologies in industrial biotechnology. These include innovative measurement devices for online monitoring, data management tools for data quality, open science, and AI learning to support… Read More »


IRISS, The international ecosystem for accelerating the transition to Safe-and-Sustainable-by-design materials, products and processes, is a three-year project, funded by the EU’s framework programme for research and innovation, Horizon Europe. It has a budget of €4.3 million, of which approximately €3.5 million come from the EU, as well as additional funding through the University of Birmingham and Swiss… Read More »


MARINES (Military wAstes Recycled INto fuElS) project addresses the valorization of organic residues and by-products from the Greek Army (GA) by the use of hydrothermal liquefaction (HTL) for the production of renewable fuels for transportation, heating and aviation (JP-8), which are recycled back to the GAs supply chain. The project aims at the valorization of food, plastic and… Read More »


The i4metal project will design and develop innovative ICT tools for organizing, processing and analyzing the data being collected during the operation of scrap processing facilities. Scrap (recyclable materials left over from product manufacturing and consumption, such as parts of vehicles, building supplies, and surplus materials) are an important source of secondary raw materials, with a key role… Read More »


PREP-IBISBA has been developed through the launch of IBISBA 1.0 and represents the Preparatory Phase of EU-IBISBA, which was added onto the ESFRI (European Strategic Forum on Research Infrastructure) roadmap in September 2018. Mission The aim of PREP-IBISBA is to create the conditions to launch EU-IBISBA by delivering all the conceptual elements necessary to finalise the science and technology case and define… Read More »


A model-theoretical framework to support decisions and accelerate the Design-Build-Test-Learn cycle in Industrial Biotechnology applications The research objective is to build a model-theoretical framework to accelerate Design-Build-Test-Learn (DBTL) cycles in Industrial Biotechnology applications. The research introduces breakthroughs to connect underlying sciences with lab experiments and process engineering. Synthetic biology offers an extremely promising knowledge basis producing substantial volumes… Read More »


The overarching aim of IBISBA 1.0 is to support and accelerate the uptake of industrial biotechnology as a key enabling technology for advanced manufacturing. To do this, IBISBA 1.0 will provide a distributed network of research infrastructure facilities to promote R&D in bioprocess development and support this bioeconomy KET. The facilities cover a variety of experimental and in… Read More »


The project goal is to further advance the emerging area of Bio – process – systems engineering (BPSE) by capitalizing the recent advances and ITN of RENESENG (FP7 – PEOPLE – ITN) toward the following project objectives : – Expanding the knowledge for value chains across feedstocks, products and industries, e.g., by looking into the potential of MSW… Read More »


The project “Symbiotic networks of bio-waste sustainable management” (SYMBIOSIS) aims at improving management and utilization of organic (urban, agricultural and animal breeding) waste in the cross-border area with actions such us the construction of an official Web Site including social media links and newsroom, through general public dialog based, training sessions and publishing of relevant articles, but mainly… Read More »


LIFE MATHER project objective is to design, implement and demonstrate a new data monitoring tool that will create an interoperable connection between the list of materials used by a company in its products with the material related impacts on environment, health and also regulations. The chemical monitoring data will be available, accessible and comparable allowing for assessment of… Read More »


The BIOPEN project aims at developing and maintaining an open innovation platform capable to involve industries, research centers and universities to share knowledge and stimulate joint development for new products and solutions in the bio-based markets. BIOPEN ambition is to become a single voice for the bio-based industries in Europe, gathering expertise and promoting engagement and involvement of… Read More »


The RESYNTEX project aims at designing, developing and demonstrating new high environmental impact industrial symbiosis between the unwearable blends and pure components of textile waste and the chemical and textile industries. Through an innovative recycling approach and a synthesis of expertise, RESYNTEX will transform textile waste into secondary raw materials, creating circularity and reducing environmental impact.  The project comprises:… Read More »


The Renewable Systems Engineering grant (RENESENG) is a new FP7 Marie Curie project that researches and trains a new breed of engineers with project experience in biorefineries and emphasis on advanced process design, synthesis, model-based screening and analysis and process integration. RENESENG continues and builds on a series of successful EU and national projects and will be training… Read More »