LINKING SPANISH CRAB WASTE WITH A UK BIOTECHNOLOGICAL CONVERSION
SuperBIO supported Pennog Ltd (t/a Pennotec, UK) in finding potential feedstock sources in Spain for their biological chitin extraction process. With the support of Fundación Corporación Tecnológica de Andalucía (CTA) contact was made with Ecocelta, a Spanish organic waste recycling and fertilizer company in Galicia. The chitin produced through the biotechnological process is targeted for use in agricultural and water treatment markets. Pennog Ltd is receiving support from a Norwegian and a UK-based international company in exploring potential routes to market for their product. SuperBIO is offering business planning (BCNP), market research and regulatory landscape analysis (NNFCC).