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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07/12/2021

Getting to know our partners: an interview with CREA

Innovation Engineering had a nice talk with CREA (Council for Agricultural Research and Economics), to learn more about its role in the frame of the EXCornsEED project. The interview provides interesting details on the connection between CREA and the research [...]
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18/11/2021

EXCornsEED & CTA joined the Segundo Encuentro Iberoamericano de Ingeniería Energética

The CTA consultant Marta Macías has presented EXCornsEED project at an Ibero-American meeting on Energy Engineering, organised by the Autonomous University of Bucaramanga (UNAB) on October 28th and 29th. The central topic of the event has been the energy transition [...]
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16/11/2021

New article now available!

We are glad to share with you a new output generated in the frame of the EXCornsEED project! A new article jointly made by CREA, Enviral and ICECHIM is now available from the project website. The issue entitled Valorization Potentials [...]