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AGENCIA ESTATAL CONSEJO SUPERIOR DEINVESTIGACIONES CIENTIFICAS
|Coordinator Country||Spain [ES]|
|Total cost||5˙207˙318 €|
|EC max contribution||3˙253˙873 € (62%)|
1. H2020-EU.22.214.171.124. (Sustainable and competitive bio-based industries and supporting the development of a European bio-economy)
|Duration (year-month-day)||from 2018-06-01 to 2021-05-31|
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|1||AGENCIA ESTATAL CONSEJO SUPERIOR DEINVESTIGACIONES CIENTIFICAS||ES (MADRID)||coordinator||1˙488˙942.00|
|2||METGEN OY||FI (KAARINA)||participant||500˙500.00|
|3||CENTRE TECHNIQUE DE L INDUSTRIE DESPAPIERS CARTONS ET CELLULOSES||FR (GIERES)||participant||495˙125.00|
|4||INSTITUT TECHNOLOGIQUE FCBA (FORETCELLULOSE BOIS-CONSTRUCTION AMEUBLEMENT)||FR (CHAMPS SUR MARNE)||participant||487˙981.00|
|5||RAIZ - INSTITUTO DE INVESTIGACAO DAFLORESTA E PAPEL||PT (AVEIRO EIXO)||participant||281˙325.00|
|6||FIBRE EXCELLENCE SAINT-GAUDENS SAS||FR (SAINT-GAUDENS)||participant||0.00|
|7||FINSA FRANCE SAS||FR (MORCENX)||participant||0.00|
|9||THE NAVIGATOR COMPANY SA||PT (SETUBAL SADO)||participant||0.00|
Several crucial steps in wood industries involve extreme operation conditions (such as high temperature and pH) to remove or modify recalcitrant lignin that protects cellulose in the plant cell wall. Enzymes can substitute harsh and energy-demanding chemical treatments for sustainable production of bio-based building blocks and products in wood biorefinery. However, wild enzymes, evolved to act under natural environmental conditions, cannot be integrated into the current industrial processes. WoodZymes partners already have available extremozymes resisting very high temperature and pH that will be further optimized to be used as biocatalysts in wood industries. Enzyme application will include the recovery of phenolic compounds from enzymatic breakdown of technical lignin, and of lignin and hemicellulose compounds from enzymatic delignification and bleaching of kraft pulp (also resulting in more sustainable final cellulosic pulp). Extremophilic enzymes will also be used to valorize the latter compounds as bio-based precursors for adhesives in the manufacture of medium-density fiberboards, and as components of insulation polyurethane foams (substituting fossil building blocks), as well as for obtaining renewable sugar-based papermaking additives. WoodZymes illustrates the potential of extremozymes in the global bio-based economy, contributing to the sustainability and competitiveness of cellulose and board/polyurethane manufacture (as suggested by techno-economic and environmental analyses), and establishing a direct link between the pulp and wood industrial sectors. The feasibility of these objectives is based on a consortium from four EU countries formed by: i) four world-leading companies of the above industrial sectors; ii) a highly-active biotech SME commercializing extremophilic enzymes; and iii) four reputed research institutes of the wood, cellulose, lignin and enzymes sectors, being able to demonstrate the extremozyme-based technology at the pilot scale.
|Kick-off meeting press note||Documents, reports||2020-03-19 14:40:35|
|Flyer describing the main aspects of the project, including objectives and consortium||Websites, patent fillings, videos etc.||2020-03-19 14:40:35|
|Set-up of a functional project website||Websites, patent fillings, videos etc.||2020-03-19 14:40:35|
Take a look to the deliverables list in detail: detailed list of WoodZymes deliverables.
|year||authors and title||journal||last update|
Felipe de Salas, RubÃ©n CaÃ±adas, Gerard Santiago, Alicia Virseda-Jerez, Jesper Vind, Patrizia Gentili, Angel T. MartÃnez, VÃctor Guallar, InÃ©s G. MuÃ±oz, Susana Camarero
Structural and biochemical insights into an engineered high-redox potential laccase overproduced in Aspergillus
published pages: 855-867, ISSN: 0141-8130, DOI: 10.1016/j.ijbiomac.2019.09.052
|International Journal of Biological Macromolecules 141||2020-03-19|
Felipe de Salas, Pablo Aza, Joan F. Gilabert, Gerard Santiago, Sibel Kilic, Mehmet E. Sener, Jesper Vind, VÃctor Guallar, Angel T. MartÃnez, Susana Camarero
Engineering of a fungal laccase to develop a robust, versatile and highly-expressed biocatalyst for sustainable chemistry
published pages: 5374-5385, ISSN: 1463-9262, DOI: 10.1039/c9gc02475a
|Green Chemistry 21/19||2020-03-19|
Isabel Pardo, David RodrÃguez-Escribano, Pablo Aza, Felipe de Salas, Angel T. MartÃnez, Susana Camarero
A highly stable laccase obtained by swapping the second cupredoxin domain
published pages: , ISSN: 2045-2322, DOI: 10.1038/s41598-018-34008-3
|Scientific Reports 8/1||2020-03-19|
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