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Bionet awarded European funding for the isolation and purification of proteins
BIONET has been awarded, as part of a consortium of 9 partners, EU funding from the BBI-H2020 to industrialize a process for the isolation and purification of functional proteins from food byproducts. The general objective of the GreenProtein project, is to establish a demo plant for the extraction and purification of functional RuBisCo protein isolate at industrial scale.

BIONET will lead the Engineering, Construction and Start-up works, being responsible for the scale-up of the lab process to industrial scale. The demo plant that will be placed into a marine container will be ready to be “plugged” to a vegetable industry production line, an easily replicable system with a high spreading projection in whole EU.

The total budget for the project is 5,5 Million € and will last 4,5 years, starting on September 2016.