Projects connected with the ESCORENA Network’s topics and with ESCORENA Focal Point.
The ESCORENA Focal Point is involved in the activities of the project BASTEURES: “Bast Plants - Renewable Strategic Resources for European Economy” (2010 - 2013); co-funded by EUROPEAN UNION and Romanian Government through the European Regional Development Fund. Sectoral Operational Programme “Increase of Economic Competitiveness. Investing for your future”.
Project Beneficiary: “Aurel Vlaicu” University - Arad, Romania.
Project’s Coordinator: Prof. Dr. Ryszard Michal Kozlowski - the Coordinator of the ESCORENA Focal Point (at the Institute of Natural Fibres & Medicinal Plants in Poznan, Poland).
The main project’s work packages:
I. Textile and non-textile advanced materials;
II. Functional food and auxiliaries for pharmaceutics and cosmetics by including agrofine- chemicals;
III. Reusage of all wastes (soil and liquid) that come from the complex transformation of bast plants.
The main objective of the project is the complete capitalization of the bast plants (flax, hemp, Spanish junceum) in order to obtain advanced materials, auxiliary raw materials and products for energy by developing and applying new and competitive processing/extraction technologies for both, primary and secondary products of these plants, in a sustainable economical development context.
More details in the linked announcement: [here]
March 11, 2010
FAO Subregional Office for Central and Eastern Europe (SEUR)
Two Research Networks have become the affiliated partners of the European System of Cooperative Research Networks in Agriculture (ESCORENA), namely:
Interregional Cooperative Research Network on Apricot and Organic Edunet.
10 -12 April, 2008
Institute of Natural Fibres
Mr. Arkadiusz Blochowiak, Deputy Marshall representing the Marshall Office of the Wielkopolska Region has been granted Honorary Member of the ESCORENA Network (European System of Cooperative Research Networks in Agriculture) under the FAO auspices by the FAO UN Representatives and ESCORENA Members during the ESCORENA Workshop at the Institute of Natural Fibres in Poznan (Poland), 10 -12 April, 2008.