Separation, fractionation and isolation
of biologically active natural substances
from corn oil  and other side streams
to be used in food,  specialty chemicals
and cosmetic markets.

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The EXCornsEED project aims to exploit the convergence between science, chemistry, biology, engineering and biotechnology tools for the creation of new knowledge and innovative applications to develop and validate an integrated process of innovative and highly sustainable extraction, purification and concentration technologies to be applied to biorefineries side streams.

The objectives are the recovery of proteins and several other bio-active compounds and the preparation of these as ingredients for food, specialty chemicals and cosmetics markets.

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07/10/2022

The EXCornsEED rapeseed meal protein!

The first rapeseed meal protein has been successfully achieved by the EXCornsEED project! Our project partner ENVIRAL has took a big step forward in this process producing a first larger quantity of this sustainable and nutritious protein. Congrats to the [...]
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20/01/2022

Getting to know our partner: an interview with Dr. Lauranne

Another interview with our consortium has been made! This time, Innovation Engineering met Gaetano Galeppi, a chemist from Dr. Lauranne, company participating in the project as end-users to offer its expertise in formulating skincare products which can make use of [...]
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11/01/2022

Getting to know our partner: an interview with ENVIRAL

The series of interview with EXCornsEED consortium continues! This time Innovation Engineering chatted with Petra Ondrejíková and Igor Pipíška, team of experts from ENVIRAL to get more insights about the tasks they are responsible for. Petra and Igor have described [...]