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Developing ecofriendly marine ingredients and products from underutilised marine species.

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Start

01. Jun 2020

End

31. May 2023

Funded by

EU - Horizon 2020>BlueBio Cofund

Cooperation

ILVO, Chalmers University of Technology, Ghent University, Fraunhofer IME, Stazione Zoologica Anton Dohrn, Cesam, Pharmatech

The aim of the project is to take underutilised invasive marine species, by-catch and cleaner fish from the aquaculture industry (lump fish) to develop ecofriendly marine ingredients and products using a market acceptance approach. The invasive species include invasive crustaceans (i.e. crab and shrimp), echinoderms (i.e. starfish) and ctenophores (i.e. jellyfish).

We will sustainably exploit chitin and collagen produced by the sources mentioned and commercialising products derived from these polymers.

Project website

BlueCC has a website where you can learn more and follow the project’s progress.

Go to bluecc.eu