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Presentation of iCRAB Technology Road Map at EFIB 2016

Pennotec were very pleased to be invited to speak in support of BioBase Europe Pilot Plant at the ‘Cascade Processes in Biorefining’ Plants to Product (P2P) Showcase on the second day of the European Forum for Industrial Biotechnology and the Bioeconomy (EFIB) 2016 in Glasgow last month. The presentation provided an explanation of the background …

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The iCRAB Project

Biorefining produces higher value products than other routes for biomass utilisation but often involves more processing with additional costs. To ensure economic sustainability all inputs need to be converted to useful products with minimum processing steps. Crustacean shell, the major by-product from scampi, prawn and crab meat processing contains 20-30% chitin. Chemically extracted chitin is …

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