Progress & Results

A. Preparatory actions

A1. Separation and characterization of the different fractions of the meat waste and selection of fats animals:

  • A1.1 Classification and characterisation of each raw material
  • A1.2 Mechanical separation of the fat fraction from the proteic
  • A1.3 Analysis of the properties of the fat and protein fractions

A2. Permits and licenses for the installation of the pilot plant:

  • A2.1 Adequacy of the facilities to meet the requirements of the Technical Building Code
  • A2.2 Guarantee the hygiene, health and environmental protection conditions
  • A2.3 External services (water, energy …) for the operation of the pilot plant

C. Implementation actions

C1. Pre-treatment and conditioning of meat waste. Selection of conditions for enzymatic hydrolysis of the protein fraction. Characterization and validation of the protein product:

  • C1.1: Selection of conditions for the extraction of animal fat for production biodiesel
  • C1.2: Recovery, characterization and validation of the protein fraction obtained as by-product of the animal fat separation process

C2. Manufacturing, scaling (forming) and quality control of the catalyst transesterification

  • C2.1. Powdery Catalyst Manufacturing and Quality Control (Ongoing)
  • C2.2. Shaped catalyst fabrication and quality control (Ongoing)

C3. Design and construction of the pilot plant

  • C3.1: Design of the pilot plant (Ongoing)
  • C3.2: Construction of the pilot plant(Ongoing)

C4. Validation of the technology

  • C4.1: Biofuel production and process optimization
  • C4.2: Characterization and validation of the biofuels produced
  • C4.3. Characterization, validation and formulation of the protein product produced
  • C4.4: Evaluation and final conclusions

C5. Strategy development to ensure the replicability and transferability of the technology

  • C.5.1 Feasibility study of the new catalytic process of the LIFE Superbiodiesel project
  • C5.2 Marketing strategies
  • C5.3 Planning and making contacts
  • C5.4 Content development
  • C5.5 Planned / planned activities after project completion

C6. Exploitation & commercialisation plan

  • C.6.1 Biofuels
  • C.6.2 Biostimulants

D. Monitoring of the impact of the project actions

D1. Monitoring of the impact of the project through environmental indicators:

  • D.1.0 Methodology (Ongoing)
  • D.1.1 Carbon footprint monitoring
  • D.1.2 Measurement of the rest of environmental indicators

D2. Monitoring of the impact of the project through socioeconomic indicators:

  • D.2.1. Socio-economic assessment (Ongoing)
  • D.2.2. Return on investment at the partner level
  • D.2.3. Construction of a simulation model for the techno-economic evaluation of the process in alternative scenarios

E. Communication and dissemination

E1. Communication & dissemination of results. Networking

  • E1.1 Communication Plan
  • E1.2 Execution of the determined communication actions (Ongoing)
  • E1.3 Monitoring and follow-up of communication actions. Expected reach (Ongoing)
  • E1.4 Networking (Ongoing)
  • E1.5 Contribution to EU policy making

F. Project management

F1. Project management

  • F1.1 Project Management (Ongoing)
  • F1.2 Project progress monitoring (Ongoing)

F2. After Life communication Plan