Camelina is an ancient crop in some regions, but it still needs to overcome some challenges in order to become efficient and sustainable. Canadian-spanish collaboration can provide key synergies to boost camelina expansion, focusing on the salmon aquaculture industry market.
The aim of this project is to isolate green compounds with antibiofilm activity, anticancer and cosmeceutic from waste generated by the seafood industry. Chitosan oligosaccharides (cos) will be purified, evaluated and included in formulations to be used in the food, medical and cosmetic industry.
To develop a software to quantify testicular echotexture, and to integrate it inside an ultrasound scanner, in order to provide a tool that will allow veterinarians and animal breeders to predict breeding potential of males.
The project will pilot a platform based on a geo fencing technology, big data collection and analysis. The platform will include two disease management tools. Throughout, industry will refine and customize the tools to best biosecurity, animal health surveillance, and disease control response needs.
Antibiotic resistance is a global concern developed by the generalised use of antibiotics in animal medicine. Alternative methods to inhibit bacterial growth are needed, so, new technologies to obtain free antibiotic porcine semen doses for artificial insemination will be developed.
The consortium will merchandise a set of pistachio varieties adapted to the mediterranean climate and with a high uniformity thanks to its production under in-virtro conditions. The companies involved will develop a specific protocol for pistacia genus under in-vitro conditions.
We intend to increase the water saving effect and product competitiveness by introducing the optimal irrigation system technology based on the evapotranspiration monitoring model in the huge tomato growing area in the southern part of spain where the climate is good but suffer from the water