NEWS - EcoBioCAP public workshop at the European Symposium on Biopolymers

EcoBioCAP organised a specific workshop on the occasion of the European Symposium on Biopolymers - ESBP2013 taking place in Lisbon, Portugal, on the 9 of October, 2013.

The program was the following:


EcoBioCAP workshop program, Wednesday 09 of october, 14:30 – 18:00


14:30 – 14:50        Introduction on sustainable and safe food bio-polymers based packaging and on EcoBioCAP EU project 

Prof. N. Gontard (EcoBioCAP Coordinator)

INRA, France


14:50 – 15:10        Plasticizer effects on the functional properties of gelatin-based composite films

  Nur Hanani Z. A., Roos Y. H., Kerry J. P.
 University Putra Malaysia (UPM), Malaysia
 15:10 – 15:30        Design of biodegradable films produced from a novel microbial polysaccharide
  Ana Rita V. Ferreira, Cristiana A. V. Torres, Filomena Freitas, Maria Reis, Vítor D. Alves, Isabel M. Coelhoso
 REQUIMTE/CQFB, Universidade Nova de Lisboa, Portugal
  15:30 – 15:50        New biohybrid films based on pectin and fibrous paligoskite for use in food packaging
  Francys Kley Vieira Moreira, José Manoel Marconcini, Luiz Henrique Capparelli Mattoso, Edson Noriyuki Ito
 Federal University of São Carlos, Brazil
 15:50 – 16:10        Eco-efficient, biodegradable and tailormade biocomposites from PHBV and wheat straw fibers
  ANGELLIER-COUSSY, Hélène; BERTHET, Marie-Alix; MARTINO, Lucrezia; GASTALDI, Emmanuelle; GONTARD, Nathalie
 UMR IATE - University of Montpellier, France

16:10-16:40--Coffee Break--


  Duque, Anouk F.; Oliveira, Catarina S.S.; Silva, Marisa; Grisolia, Carolina; Reis, Maria A.M.
 REQUIMTE/CQFB, Universidade Nova de Lisboa, Portugal

 17:00 – 17:20        Production of polyhydroxyalkanoates from fermented olive mill wastewaters by employing a pure culture of Cupriavidus necator
 Martinez, Gonzalo Agustin; Bertin, Lorenzo; Rebecchi, Stefano; Scoma, Alberto; Martino, Lucrezia; Scandola, Mariastella; Fava, Fabio
 University of Bologna, Italy

 17:20 – 17:40        Effect of varying industrial substrates on microbial ecology and performance in PHA producing systems
  Carvalho, Gilda; Karst, Soren M.; Pedras, Ines; Oliveira, Catarina S. S.; Duque, Anouk; Nielsen, Per H.; Reis, Maria A.M.
 REQUIMTE/CQFB, Universidade Nova de Lisboa, Portugal
 17:40 – 18:00        Application of biobased materials for packing short, medium and long shelf life food products
  Nanou Peelman, Peter Ragaert, Angelique Vandemoortele, Elien Verguldt, Bruno De Meulenaer, Frank Devlieghere
 Ghent University, Belgium

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