Innovacoop Partner of the European project PROLIFIC, the Second Life of legumes, mushrooms and coffee

Prolific (2018 – 2022) is the project for the exploitation of proteins and other bioactive molecules from waste from the agri-food industry, in particular the production of legumes, mushrooms and coffee.

The project is funded by the Bio-Based Industries Joint Undertaking (BBI JU), a public-private partnership between the European Union and the Bio-based Industries Consortium (BIC), an organization involving enterprises (large enterprises, SME and networks), research institutions, universities and all the European stakeholders which act to support the development of bio-economy.

Il BBI JU invested, for the period 2014-2020, 3.7 billion of Euro in bio-based innovation: €975 million of European funds (Horizon 2020) and €2.7 billion of private investments.

With the coordination of FHNW University of Applied Sciences and Arts Northwestern Switzerland, Prolific is carried out by a wide partnership of research institutions and companies involving – among the Italian partners – UniBO, University of Parma, Innovacoop, Illycaffe, The Experimental Station for the Food Preserving Industry (SSICA) and Femto Engineering.

Prolific project has received funding from the Bio-Based Industries Joint Undertaking under the European Union’s Horizon 2020 research and innovation Program under grant agreement No 790157


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