Start the project BIOCOMPLACK about biobased flexible packaging that improve food preservation

Today, July 5, 2016, was held in Milan the beginning of the Biocomplack project, in which the Spanish SME Tecnopackaging is involved.

Currently, food packaging has two challenges: reducing the substantial environmental impact originate by tons of packaging remains and achieve a longer life of foods containing.

The BIOCOMPLACK project aims to achieve biobased, biodegradable and compostable food packaging to improve the barrier properties in 100 times compared to other biobased packaging. This allows 300% lengthen the shelf life of foods contained therein, extending its life.

EuroPHA 5th Consortium Meeting

Proyecto EuroPHA

Last Thursday April 7th 2016 was held the fifth consortium meeting (CM5) of EuroPHA project at Idrodepurazione facilities in Seregno, Milan.

At this fifth consortium meeting, the latest developments in assembling, monitoring and control parameters were presented, as well as the start of production of the PHA pilot plant. The pilot plant gathers all the knowledge generated in terms of how the bacteria must be fed with the optimized ratios of certain sugars, as well as the selection and control of the bacterial colonies from the mixed microbial cultures.

EuroPHA 4th Consortium Meeting

Proyecto EuroPHA

Last Wedenesday October 14th 2015 was held the fourth consortium meeting (CM4) of the EuroPHA project at IBET facilities in Caparica, Lisbon.

At this fourth consortium meeting, lasts results about microbial community identification were presented, showing the fine-tuned of the culture process (raw formulae) where PHA inclusions in accumulating organisms were abundantly observed.

Tecnopackaging finalist in Third Millennium Awards by Heraldo de Aragon

Tecnopackaging has been selected as a finalist in the Third Millennium Awards in the category of eco-innovation, thanks in part to our commitment to environmental innovation.

The event aimed to recognize the work of individuals, groups and research centers, institutions and companies of Aragon, will announce the names of the winners in a public ceremony on Thursday 29 October.

NARA Project 2nd Consortium Meeting

Proyecto NARALast Wednesday June 24th - 2015, the second consortium meeting of NARA Project (CM2) took place in Nicosia (Cyprus) at the premises of our Cypriot partner Marketmentoro.

During this second meeting of the consortium, all results obtained during the last half year were presented and discussed, evaluating the tasks performed so far and next steps.