Development and scale-up of technologies for the production of bio-based active compounds and ingredients

  • Activatec from Activatec Ltd
  • From United Kingdom
  • Responsive
  • Innovative Products and Technologies

Summary of the technology

• Scaling-up cutting-edge industrial ingredients manufacturing lines
• Feasibility and Process designing and specifying unit operations and processes using low-value organic feedstocks
• Specifying major items of process equipment and designing plant layouts considering process and regulatory requirements
• Scheduling and managing project phases: detailed designs, installation, commissioning and validation
• Managing effectively contractors and analysing proposals
• Preparing safety and environmental reviews to define risks, hazards and safety strategy

The products we target are biobased ingredients for nutraceuticals, cosmeceuticals, nutricosmetic:
• Protein, Dietary Fiber, Stanols and Sterols, Prebiotics and Probiotics
• Antioxidants, Botanicals compounds, Pectin, Collagen
• Omega-3 fatty acids, Carotenes, and Flavonoids…

Details of the Technology Offer

We look for technologies to be up-scaled to demo/commercial production. We can look for public/private funding in a consortium. We can develop the technical and economic feasibility and understand the next stages.

Desired business relationship

Joint ventures

Technology development

Current development status

Experimental technologies

Attached documents

Related Keywords

  • Clean Industrial Technologies
  • Chemical Technology and Engineering
  • Special chemicals, intermediates
  • Biological Sciences
  • Biology / Biotechnology
  • Bio- Composites
  • Biochemistry / Biophysics Technology
  • Laboratory equipment
  • Health and beautty aids, Cosmetics
  • compounds

About Activatec Ltd

Activatec has raised €1m in its early stages and we are collaborating with more than 30 European partners which include universities, feedstock suppliers, technology adopters and customers. We are involved in the development of the production and purification of high-value products from agrifood side streams such as Ectoine, an active ingredient for the skin, Lactobionic acid, used in the cosmetics industry as an antioxidant and in the pharmaceutical industry as an excipient for formulation, Galacto-oligosaccharides, a prebiotic for both infants and adults, and a bioplastic with valuable applications.

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