Open Innovation Network

Our group is the leading open innovation network in the field of Food Waste Recovery, aiming at helping food industries and other involved partners in the food chain to recover valuable compounds from food waste, valorise their streams and improve their sustainability. We bring leadership by providing expertise, insights and tools to implement innovations within…

Consulting

We know what we are best at and that is providing you with the technical expertise associated with food waste recovery aspects. Industries rely upon the credibility of our team and the clarity of our insights to solve challenging problems. We have close affiliations with leading international academics and industry specialists that integrate literature data…

Ideas

The prospect of recovering valuable compounds from food by-products is a story that started few decades ago. For instance, solvent extraction had been applied to recover oil from olive kernels, which are one of the by-products derived from olive oil production. Today, olive kernels are considered an established commodity similarly to olive fruit, whereas researchers…

Sustainability

Organizations and in particularly food production systems can no longer ignore the need to act in a sustainable manner.┬áSustainability provides tangible benefits to the engaged organizations, e.g. reduction of costs and risks by being proactive in environmental issues. By balancing the social and environmental elements of sustainability, long-term profitability could be achieved. Recovery is a…