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Final LEGUVAL project meeting and DEMONSTRATION event in Italy

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Dec
22

The third and final LEGUVAL demonstration event was organised at month 36 in Pisa, Italy, coinciding with the final LEGUVAL project meeting held at IPCF CNR facilities. The demonstration was shaped as a workshop for presenting an overview on the LEGUVAL project from the needs to the outcomes. IPCF invited to this demonstration event academic and industrial colleagues, who expressed interest in the project results at different occasions when presenting the project to public, or with possible interest for further collaborations or networking.

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Final LEGUVAL dissemination materials produced and available to the public

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Nov
28

As the LEGUVAL project comes to an end, the third generation of LEGUVAL publicity materials which include highlights of the most relevant LEGUVAL findings have been produced. The final leaflter and poster are mainly targeted to the general public and can be downloaded from the “Documents” section of our website.

LEGUVAL video produced and available to the public

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Nov
25

As the LEGUVAL project comes to a conclusion, a video clip has been produced to give an overview of the steps of the LEGUVAL approach and to highlight the benefits of the processes. This video as a presentation platform that can be used future demonstration and dissemination activities post-project. The video can be viewed on our project homepage.

Consortium meeting and second LEGUVAL DEMONSTRATION event in Slovenia

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Sep
23

The second LEGUVAL demonstration event was organised in Celje, Slovenia, at month 33 of the project coinciding with a project general meeting held in POLIEKO´s facilities. The demonstration aimed at presenting new protein based bio-blends and their possible applications to plastics and packaging producers and others interested stakeholders in this country. POLIEKO and PCS invited to this demonstration event the members of PCS and everyone who expressed interest in the project results at different occasions when presenting the project to public.

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Consortium meeting and first LEGUVAL DEMONSTRATION event in Spain

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Jun
9

LEGUVAL partner CONSEBRO held the M30 project meeting at their facilities in San Adrián, Spain. Following the project progress discussions, the LEGUVAL project was presented to TRASA, a member company of CONSEBRO´s who is interested in obtaining value from the organic by-products of the agrifood value chain. Furthermore, the Consortium visited the legume processing plant of Grupo Virto, one of CONSEBRO´s stakeholders, in order to better understand how legume by-product are produced in an industrial environment and by how much.
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Leguval project at Be Sustainable magazine

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Apr
29

An article about Leguval project and titled “Sustainable production of plastics and biogas from legume residues” has been published at Be Sustainable e-magazine.

Lecture at UPC on biopolymers from waste valorization

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Apr
20

Leguval was included as an example of applications of waste valorisation in a lecture given by Dr. Elodie Bugnicourt on biopolymers from waste valorization at the master in biological systems of the ESAB, UPC (http://www.esab.upc.edu/ca). She reviewed the current biopolymer industry landscape and trends and the reasons why we have been focusing on using waste as more sustainable and ethical resource for biopolymers than using food-competing crops.

Leguval at Cosmetics Business trade fair

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Jun
15

Leguval was presented at Cosmetics Business trade fair, an event that puts in contact retailers and manufacturers held in München on 10 – 11 June. TUBA, one of the project partners, had a booth at the trade fair and exhibited Leguval communication materials to the visitors.

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LEGUVAL in Packaging Innovation trade fair

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Mar
6

news-leguvalLEGUVAL project was presented at Packaging Innovation trade fair, an event to put in contact retailers and manufacturers, celebrated in Birmingham the past 15 – 26 February.
TUBA, one of the project partners, had a boot at the trade fair and exposed LEGUVAL communication material to the visitors.

LEGUVAL consortium met in Pisa

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Dec
18

The whole LEGUVAL consortium met in Pisa, Italy for review the progress of the project after one year. It was also the occasion to visit the facilities of the partner IPCF-CNR, who is carrying out the development of biodegradable protein based polymer materials at lab scale as well as the production of composites by using fiber- rich fractions from legume by-products. The partners had the opportunity to touch by yourself the materials produced until the moment.

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