Contacting other European breweries!

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This time, members of the LIFE-Brewery project have travelled to Amsterdam to meet with Heineken (www.heineken.com). During the meeting the representatives of Heineken presented an overview of the company, with a special emphasis on its strategy of sustainability towards zero waste. The representatives of the LIFE-Brewery presented the main lines of the project as well […]

This time we met with an aquaculture company.

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In the framework of the meetings that the members of the project are carring out with the different stakeholders related to the LIFE-Brewery project, AZTI members have met with CULMAR, and aquaculture producer from Spain (cultivo-marinos.com) that are dedicated to the aquaculture of sea bream and sea bass During the meeting, the current status of […]

More contacts with the brewing industry!

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We continue with the presentation and contrast of the LIFE-Brewery project with the different stakeholders of this project. On this occasion, members of AZTI have met with Susana Rodriguez, quality director of Estrella Galicia (estrellagalicia.es). During this meeting, the progress of the project has been presented and some points of interest for the brewing industry […]

Life Brewery with the Spanish Brewers association

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On April the 3th, responsible for the Life Brewery project met with the Spanish beer sector to present the partial progress of the project. The different proposed solutions developed in the project, both for yeast and spent grain, were discussed and contrasted with representatives of the beer sector. To highlight the pleasant welcome by Consejo […]

LIFE Brewery in the Spanish National Environmental Congress (CONAMA 2018)

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The LIFE Brewery coordinator is attending the 14th edition of the Spanish National Environmental Congress (CONAMA 2018) in Madrid. Held biannually, this international event is the main reference for the sector in Spain due to the quality and the issues discussed, the high participation level and the variety of professional profiles. With more than 7,000 participants […]

Networking meetings with LIFE BAQUA and ALGAECAN projects

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Last week, technicians of LIFE BREWERY and both LIFE BAQUA and LIFE ALGAECAN projects held networking meetings within the 4th Ibero-American Congress on Biorefineries. The main objective of LIFE BAQUA project is to establish a new circular economy approach to take advantage of wastes from banana plantation (pseudo stem of the plant). From this pseudo stem, and using mechanical […]

LIFE Brewery in the 4th Iberoamerican Congress on Biorefineries

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Mikel Orive (AZTI) attended last week the 4th Ibero-American Congress on Biorefineries to present the latest advances of the project within “New sources of biomass” session. Co-organized by the University of Jaén and SIADEB -Ibero-American Society for the Development of Biorefineries-, the aim of this international congress was to address the latest advances in this […]

Life Brewery in LIFE food waste platform meeting

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David San Martín from AZTI (coordinator of the project) attended last Monday and Tuesday the LIFE food waste platform meeting held in Budapest (Hungary). The meeting was hosted by the National Food Chain Safety Office Hungary and the beneficiary of the project LIFE-FOODWASTEPREV (LIFE15 GIE/HU/001048). The Hungarian Agriculture Minister, Dr. István Nagy welcomed the participants and […]

LIFE Brewery in the LIFE Aquapef’s kick-off meeting

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The main aims of  LIFE Brewery were presented to LIFE Aquapef consortium members in its ‘Kick-off meeting’ held in AZTI Derio last Thursday. The main objective of the AQUAPEF project is to promote the implementation of the Product Environmental Footprint (PEF) initiative and methodology into the Mediterranean aquaculture sector by developing an integrative methodology and tool […]