“Releasing the potential of feathers to foster circularity in agriculture”

Our solution will reduce waste generated by the poultry sector while also substituting fossil-based materials currently used in agriculture by renewable ones.”

Sarah Montes from CIDETEC Surface Engineering, coordinator of UNLOCK

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UNLOCK designs and demonstrates an economically and environmentally sustainable supply-chain for a feather-based bioeconomy which will generate innovative functional materials for agricultural applications

Supporting the EU Soil Strategy

Healthy soils are the foundation for 95% of the food we eat, host more than 25% of the world’s biodiversity, and are the largest terrestrial carbon pool on the planet ...
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Feather treatment work advances well within UNLOCK!

The first 6 months of the UNLOCK project have now passed, and our partners CE ...
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UNLOCK joins European Bioeconomy Networks!

UNLOCK has joined two significant European networks in the bioeconomy sector, namely Biorefine Cluster ...
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Why bother with feather waste?

In Europe alone, 3.6 million tonnes of feather waste is generated by the poultry industry each year. Discover why it is so important to valorise this waste stream! ...
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UNLOCK designs and demonstrates an economically and environmentally sustainable supply-chain for a feather-based bioeconomy which will generate innovative functional materials for agricultural applications

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