First stakeholders’ meeting was held in Brussels last Wednesday

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Last Wednesday, March 14, the first stakeholders’ meeting was held at the headquarters of The Brewers of Europe in Brussels. In addition to projects’ partners, a wide representation of each sector attended the meeting. Among the agents represented were the brewers themselves, some national associations, by-product valorizators and aquaculture companies. All of them showed a […]

Optimization of aquafeed formulation has started at IRTA’s facilities

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Today, 2nd of March, the first tests to optimize the formulation of aquafeed prototypes have started at IRTA’s facilities in Mas de Bover (Tarragona). The main objective of this task is to design and optimize 3 diets to include brewery by-products (bagasse and yeast) as alternative sources to marine origin ingredients. This task, which is […]

The optimization of brewery by-products drying process has started today

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Today, 1st of March, the optimization of the drying process for brewery yeast has started at the Riera Nadeu facilities in Granollers (Barcelona). These first tests will allow adjusting the main parameters of the drying process, as well as obtaining the first ingredients prototypes from brewery by-products. Additionally, these tests will help to define the […]

First Life Brewery project’s stakeholders’ meeting

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On 14/03/2018, the first stakeholder’s meeting of Life Brewery project will be held at the ‘The Brewers of Europe’s headquarters in Brussels. This meeting aims to gather the value chain agents of brewery and aquaculture sectors to contrast the final objectives of the project and to identify all the key aspects that will allow that […]

Life Brewery is showcased to students of the Basque Country as part of LIFE programme 25th anniversary  

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38 students of 3rd year secondary education (ESO) from San Fidel school (Gernika) visited AZTI in Derio to learn more about the Life Brewery project and how to prevent, reuse and manage food waste. This visit was organized within the celebration of 25th anniversary of LIFE programme. The LIFE programme is the EU’s funding instrument […]

Life Brewery participates in the day of aquaculture

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Last 21st of November, AZTI’s technicians participated in an event to celebrate the ‘Aquaculture day’. This event seeks to transfer to society the importance of aquaculture in our country and its commitment to sustainable development, research and creating of wealth and well-being in rural and coastal areas. Organized by the official Basque’s college of biologists […]

Life Brewery project in Total Food 2017 international conference

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The Life Brewery coordinator, David San Martín (AZTI) attended the 5th Total Food international congress in Norwich (England). Total Food 2017 was a series of international conferences which focused on the sustainable exploitation of agri-food co-products and related biomass, thereby helping to minimise waste. Under the auspices of the Royal Society of Chemistry (Food Group), […]

Life Brewery project in the Life’s projects kick-off meeting in Brussels

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On 17.10.17 the LIFE16 Kick-off meeting ENV a meeting was held at EASME (Brussels) with the participation of David San Martín from AZTI (Coordinator of Life Brewery project) and Alicia Estevez (project Manager from IRTA). One of the main objectives of LIFE projects is to contribute to the existing policies and legislation. In that sense, […]

Life Brewery internal kick-off meeting in Brussels

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On 16th October 2017 LIFE Brewery (‘New strategies for improving the sustainability of breweries: full waste recovery for project’s consortium celebrated the internal kick-off meeting in the headquarters of the Brewers of Europe in Brussels (Belgium). The main objective Life Brewery project is to demonstrate the feasibility of an innovative, sustainable and integrated valorisation scheme […]

Life Brewery in the 16th Sardinia ‘International Waste Management and Landfill Symposium’

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The sixteenth edition of the Sardinia Symposium, organized by the IWWG – International Waste Working Group, was held in Forte Village, Santa Margherita di Pula (Cagliari) Italy, from October 2nd to October 6th, 2017. The event was attended by 676 participants (researchers, technicians, administrators and operators) with the presentation of more than 550 scientific papers, […]