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Seaweed: The food and fuel of the future?

2020.08.28Researches from the Centre for Circular Bioeconomy at Aarhus University are investigating the great potential of seaweed. Read more in the article from BBC.

Photo: Demonstration plant for protein extraction from grass, Aarhus University, Foulum (Lars Kruse, AU Foto)

Seminar in Brussels on green biorefining which supports the common agricultural policy

2020.07.10Biorefining of grass and clover grass allows for sustainable production of plant protein and bio-based products that support the objectives of European agricultural policy. A European Parliament seminar in Brussels focuses on the possibilities.

Several CBIO researchers presented their projects at the webinar on 1 Juli. Photo: Cecilie Ditte Christensen

CBIO researchers present solutions for the green transition

2020.07.06The circular bioeconomy can provide green solutions to everything from animal feed to textiles. At a webinar on 1 July, several researchers from CBIO - Centre for Circular Bioeconomy at Aarhus University - presented their many research projects, which have the potential to solve some of the key challenges in the green transition.

[Translate to English:] Foto: Lars Kruse, AU Foto.

Great opportunities for Denmark to secure self-sufficiency in protein

2020.07.02Grass protein can replace imported soy protein in compound feed for livestock. However, a complete transition from soy to grass will require an optimization of grass cultivation as well as of the extraction technology applied. In addition, the grassland areas should be increased, and this will benefit the environment and make Danish agriculture more sustainable.

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Summer school will be online instead

2020.06.22BioSC International Summer School 2020 – “From plants to pilot plant” - Join the summerschool and learn about bioeconomy! Due to the Corona situation and as a response of several interested persons, who hesitated to apply due to still existing travel limitations and unclear COVID-19 infection risks, we have decided now to go completely online with our Summer School!

Søren Krogh Jensen has been appointed professor with Aarhus University. Photo: Aarhus University.

AU boosts its research in circular bio-economy with a new professorship

2020.06.11Søren Krogh Jensen has been appointed professor in “Animal food production in circular bio-economy” as of 1 June 2020. With this, the Department of Animal Science, AU, seriously positions itself as one of the leading research institutions in providing sustainable solutions for the future farm animal production – in Denmark as well as internationally.

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Green Biorefining is now also underway in Sweden

2020.06.09On June 2, the first harvest entered the new test facility for green biorefining at Sötåsen Naturbruksskolan in Töreboda. In the refinery, the crops are turned into protein feed, which will be used for experimental feeding of cows, pigs and sheep, as well as sugar that will be used in the farm's biogas plant. The plant in Sötåsen is made as part of the Green Valley project a Swedish-Danish project on green biorefining in the Skagerrak-Kattegat area.

Photo: Lars Kruse, AU Foto.

Participate in an open webinar about circular bioeconomy

2020.06.09On 1 July 2020, Aarhus University Centre for Circular Bioeconomy (CBIO) will be hosting a webinar with presentations of the newest research. The webinar are open for all.

Future Food Innovation changes name – and focus

2020.05.15Future Food Innovation, where Aarhus University is a partner, has just changed its name to Future Food & Bioresource Innovation. With the change of name comes a new and broader focus, making it possible for innovation projects from across the value chain to receive support.

Photo: EIT Food Innovator Fellowship

EIT Food Innovator Fellowship - Innovator Fellowship Programme 2020 - From Lab ideas to Business ideas

2020.04.27Are you a postdoc or young researcher? The EIT Food Innovator Fellowship might be just the thing for you. Read more about the program and the information webinar on 6 May 2020 here.

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