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SYLFEED Consortium Welcomes New Partners

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Arbiom today announced that it is welcoming two new partners to the SYLFEED Consortium, a project that brings together key industry and research players to convert wood residues to sustainable protein-rich ingredients for Aquaculture. BioProcess Pilot Facility B.V. (BPF), based in Delft, The Netherlands, and Bio Base Europe Pilot Plant (BBEU), based in Ghent, Belgium, will lend their expertise in process scale-up to the consortium as it seeks to demonstrate the successful scale-up of Arbiom technology and the creation of an effective wood-to-food value chain. View full Press Release.

“Arbiom’s wood-to-food technology has shown enormous promise in its potential to help address the looming global food shortage,” said Peter Flippo, BPF Business Development Manager. “We are excited to join the partners in the SYLFEED consortium to provide our expertise in scaling-up wood fractionation processes and contribute to the demonstration of the wood-to-food value chain,” Flippo said.

“BBEU understands the challenges associated with scale-up of innovative bioconversion technologies,” said Wim Soetaert, CEO, BBEU. “Joining the SYLFEED project presents a strong opportunity to lend our expertise and years of experience to Arbiom’s efforts as the company moves its mission of commercializing its technology,” Soetaert said.

The addition of BPF and BBEU brings the number of SYLFEED partners to 10 as the project seeks to provide a sustainable solution to reduce the European protein gap and enable new economic development opportunities for biomass-rich regions.

Arbiom at the EFIB start-up village

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Arbiom has been selected as an exhibitor of the EFIB start-up village. EFIB, the European Forum on Industrial Biotechnology, is the market leading annual event in Europe for Industrial Biotechnology and the Bioeconomy, where delegates are provided with an update on the status and outlook of biobased industries.

Please come to EFIB start-up village to know more about Arbiom, our protein rich feed ingredient SylPro®, and SYLFEED!

Participants of the SYLFEED project

SYLFEED’s 12 month General Assembly meeting is underway

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SYLFEED’s 12 month General Assembly meeting is underway

The second General Assembly (GA) meeting is taking place in Reykjavík, Iceland. The purpose of the meeting is to gather all participants to go over what has been ongoing in the project so far. It is safe to say that the project is going well.

The meeting will run over two days and is hosted by Matís with Arbiom, the coordinator of the project.

WoodChem 2017

Arbiom and Norske Nkog will attend the Woodchem® 2017 on December 6th and 7th, 2017 in Nancy

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The Woodchem® 2017 Congress is an international scientific conference dedicated to wood-based chemistry.

As part of this event, Dr. Lisette Tenlep, Senior Director of Research at Arbiom, will present the Sylfeed project and the latest improvements of the company to convert the wood into sustainable food/feed for aquaculture.

More information on Woodchem® 2017 Congress