Unsellable Class II Belgian Endive at the start of a low oxygen milling and pressing-experiment using the innovative multicut – spiral filter press processing units. Photo: CichOpt
Visual appearance of forced Belgian Endive roots after a first cooking experiment (kitchen scale, mixed), without peel (left sample) and with peel (right sample).

2018.09.13 |

New project will develop the market for currently underutilized Cichorium biomass

A new project aims to turn underutilized Cichorium biomass streams into high value fractions, which can then be used as ingredients in a wide range of applications, ranging from food and drink products over cosmetics to biomaterials.

2018.09.07 | Meeting

FACCE SURPLUS End-Term Meeting focusing on valorization

The End-Term Meeting of FACCE SURPLUS 1st call will take place in Düsseldorf from 6th to 8th November 2018. Four valorization sessions will be arranged, covering different aspects of food and non-food biomass production and transformation systems, including biorefining.

2018.07.10 |

Bioeconomy in the North: Call for proposals

New initiative to support “Research and innovation leading to new products and supply services from non-food/non-feed biomass resources in Northern Europe”.

2018.06.28 |

Successful and fruitful biomass conference in Copenhagen

Networking, industrial valorization and knowledge transfer were on the agenda, when FACCE SURPLUS hosted a stand at the European Biomass Conference and Exhibition (EUBCE) in Copenhagen.

2018.06.28 |

Newsletter: Update from MISCOMAR

The second newsletter from MISCOMAR is online. Read more about the progress of the project which focuses on the technical potential of novel Miscanthus hybrids to deliver biomass production options on marginal land in Europe.

2018.06.28 |

Newsletter: BarPLUS project - the half way to be completed

The second newsletter from BarPLUS has been released. Among other things, you can read a half way update and learn more about the work done to evaluate biomass production of selected barley genotypes on the field trails.

2018.04.25 |

Successful midterm meeting for the FACCE SURPLUS 1st call

Representatives from the FACCE SURPLUS 1st call projects met in Paris for two days full of knowledge sharing and new input on topics such as science-policy interface and industrial valorization. The midterm meeting took place in November 2017, and now a midterm meeting report is presented.

Photo: Jesper Rais, AU Foto

2018.04.25 |

International Conference on Agricultural GHG Emissions and Food Security

An international conference will focus on policies and innovative practices that can help mitigate agricultural greenhouse gas emissions while ensuring sustainable and resilient agricultural production and enhanced food security.

Photo: AU Foto

2018.04.25 |

FACCE SURPLUS to participate in EUBCE 2018

FACCE SURPLUS will host a stand at the European Biomass Conference & Exhibition 14–17 May 2018 in Copenhagen, Denmark.

One of the selected projects is CichOpt that targets biorefinery concepts for sustainable use of all Cichorium biomass available. Photo: ILVO

2018.03.08 | News from the management

Eight new projects elected for the FACCE SURPLUS 2nd call

The second FACCE SURPLUS call focuses on small-scale biorefineries. Eight new projects have now been recommended for funding in the frame of this call, and research will begin in the spring of 2018.

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