PROJECTS

Sustainable production of Biologically Active Molecules of Marine Based Origin

Limerick Institute of Technology, Ireland

Limerick, Ireland website

It will provide innovative solutions to overcome existing bottle-necks associated with culturing marine organisms in order to sustainably produce high yields of value-added products for the pharmaceutical, cosmetic and industrial sectors. BAMMBO will screen and identify target marine organisms (e.g. bacteria, fungi, sponges, microalgae, macroalgae and yeasts) from diverse global locations for potential as sustainable producers of high–added value molecules (HVAB’s). Our project will apply analytical methods for the extraction, purification and enrichment of targeted bioactive compounds. A detailed life cycle analysis of the production pathways developed in the project will be undertaken to fully evaluate the sustainability of production of biologically active products from marine organisms.
Geographical coverage
  • Global
Intended Users
  • Administrations/Authorities
  • Businessmen/Companies
  • General public
Source of funding
  • EU Funds
Country of project partners
  • Belgium
  • Brazil
  • Denmark
  • France
  • Ireland
  • Italy
  • Spain

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