R&D CONTRACTS

Analytical characterization and obtaining of preliminary data on the fractionation of currents from the HB Betanzos plant
Contracting company: Parque Tecnológico de Galicia.  Duration: 2 months
Researchers responsible: José Luis Alonso González and J.C. Parajó Liñares

Development of xylose and xyloligosaccharide production processes from cane
Contracting company: ICP (CSIC). Duration: 5 months
Researchers responsible: José Luis Alonso González and J.C. Parajó Liñares

Research into the influence of genetic variability on the potential for bioethanol production from corn residues
Contracting company: Biological Mission of Galicia (CSIC). Duration: 10 months
Researchers responsible: Gil Garrote Velasco and J.C. Parajó Liñares

Preliminary assessment of corn stubble composition
Contracting company: Biological Mission of Galicia (CSIC). Duration: 3 months
Researchers responsible: Gil Garrote Velasco and J.C. Parajó Liñares

Extension of the shelf life of Celtic pork products by adding natural antioxidants
Contracting company: Centro Tecnológico de la Carne
Researcher in charge: Andrés Moure

Pretreatment of lignocellulosic biomass
Contracting company: Chemtex Italia S.R.L. Duration: 4 months
Researchers responsible: J.C. Parajó and Gil Garrote Velasco.

CENIT Project “Industrial Research into Diets and Foods with Specific Characteristics for the Elderly” (“SeniFood”)
Coordinating company: Naturex. Associated company: Customdrinks/Sons of Rivera. Duration: 2 years
Researcher in charge: Prof. Dr. José Luis Alonso.

CENIT Project “Sustainable Biorefinery” (“BioSos”). Project subsidised by the Centre for the Development of Industrial Technology (CDTI)
Coordinating company: Abengoa. Associated company: Acciona. Duration: 2 years
Researcher in charge: Prof. Dr. J. C. Parajó.

Development of new procedures for obtaining apple juice with a high prebiotic content Preliminary study of the chemical pathway
Contracting company: Sidrería Galega. Duration: 7 months
Researchers responsible: José Luis Alonso González and Juan Carlos Parajó Liñares

Research for optimal use of agroforestry waste
Contracting company: Industrias González (Lalín, Pontevedra). Duration: 1 year
Researcher in charge: Prof. Dr. J. C. Parajó

Development of new products derived from cellulose for application in pharmaceutical products
Contracting company: CELSUR. Duration: 1 year
Researcher in charge: Valentín Santos Reyes