Life Brewery in the 6th International Conference on Sustainable Solid Waste Management

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David San Martín  from AZTI (coordinator of the project) is attending the 6th International Conference on Sustainable Solid Waste Management. This international event is holding from 13th to 16th June in Naxos island (Greece). The objectives of the Life Brewery project are being presented through a scientific oral communication. This conference aims to address the […]

Life Brewery in the 12th EBC Brewing Science Group Technical Meeting

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Yesterday, 5th of June, Anna-Maria De Smet (‘The Brewers of Europe’) presented Life Brewery project to the EBC Brewing Science Group in its 12th Technical meeting in Brussels. This event is being celebrated within the framework of the 1st Brewers of Europe Forum. The aim of this Forum is to bring the latest trends straight from […]

Life Brewery in the 18th International Symposium on Fish Nutrition and Feeding

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Technicians from AZTI and IRTA are attending the 18th International  Symposium on fish nutrition and feeding. This international event is holding from 3rd to 7th June in Las Palmas de Gran Canaria (Spain). The objectives of the Life Brewery project are being presented through a scientific poster. The main aims of this international symposium are […]

LIFE Brewery project’s latest progresses

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After the first stakeholders’ meeting in Brussels (14 March), the progress of the project has focused mainly on the preindustrial tests to determine the optimum drying operating conditions for brewery by-products. In parallel with this action, the fish feed formulation methodology has been defined and the first theoretical aquaculture feeds formulations have been performed. Moreover, […]

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 […]