|Involvement of CELABOR in the VERDIR platform: the EXTRATECH project|
23 Jan 2018
The VERDIR center of excellence "Valorisation of the Environment through Sustainable Rehabilitation and Responsible Innovation " is an original and innovative approach carried by the University of Liège, which aims to take advantage of unavoidable energies and brownfields, based on the three pillars of sustainability, which are respect for the environment, social equity and economic performance. To this, the VERDIR cluster adds a fourth pillar, the one of the creation of knowledge and know-how, through the sharing of knowledge, to improve also the well-being and the quality of life of the inhabitants of the Basins ... Read more
09 Jan 2018
On December 5th 2017, Celabor participated for the first time in the plenary meeting as a new member of the Plastiwin cluster (the plasturgy cluster in Wallonia). The topic of this meeting was "Plastics: Stop Prejudice! ".
As manager and expert in the Celabor packaging department, Mathurin Grogna has presented an overview called “Plastic packaging it excites!” [available in annex] (VF only). This presentation was the opportunity to objectivize the using of plastic in the packaging.
This plenary meeting was also a good opportunity for Celabor to discuss about needs and expectations with ... Read more
28 Nov 2017
Four-year project to develop an integrated solution for the recovery and conversion of relevant fractions from wastewater to make natural additives and bioplastics
AFTERLIFE, a 4 million € EU project focused on finding an integrated solution for the recovery and conversion of relevant fractions from wastewater, was officially launched Monday September 11.
Led by EggPlant Srl, the project consortium is comprised of 15 partners from 7 European countries.
|Extraction and purification of natural substances|
11 Oct 2017
Last 3rd of October, CELABOR organized its first workshop aimed at presenting its activities in extraction and purification of natural substances.
We would like to thank our different speakers and in particular the Professor Jean-Hugues Renaud of the University of Reims and Mr. Grégoire Audo of Gilson Purification for their availability and for the quality of their presentations.
Thanks also to all the participants for their presence and the richness of the various exchanges.
See you soon for the next edition!
|SALICHEM, a very promising Cornet project for industrial application|
10 Juil 2017
The SALICHEM project closed in December 2016 with a meeting with German and Walloon industrial partners, scientific partners and a representative of the CORNET grant program.
The objectives of the project (recovery of halophilic plants for cosmetic or agro-food applications and production of biogas) have been achieved. The project was selected as a success story by the CORNET committee (https://www.cornet.online/success-stories/success-story-cornet-project-salichem/).
Spartina maritima rich in lutein, alpha-linolenic acid, phytosterols and tocopherols could be used as ingredients in dermo-cosmetic products or in food supplements. In addition, its structural carbohydrate composition being ... Read more