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biological

production of polyhydroxyalkanoates

SMART SEAWEED is a project funded by Fundo Azul – Direção-Geral de Política do Mar (DGPM) and has a duration of 2 years (2019-2021). 

SMART SEAWEED brings together a multidisciplinary team encompassing experts and competences in each specific area. The partners involved are two research institutions (IST and IPMA), one SME on aquafeed production (SPAROS) and a seaweed processing company (IBERAGAR).

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macroalgae biorefinery

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This team seeks the valorization of seaweed resources aiming at their application as food and aqua-feed ingredients and as platform feedstock for the biological production of different value added products, e.g., bioplastics and compounds with application in cosmetics.

CONTACTS

Maria Teresa Cesário

Project Coordinator

teresa.cesario@tecnico.ulisboa.pt

Tel: +351 218 419 137

Institute of Bioengineering and Biosciences (iBB)

South Tower, Bioengineering Department

Instituto Superior Técnico

Av. Rovisco Pais

1049-001 Lisboa, Portugal

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