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Surfactants &
Emulsifiers

Discovering new types of marine Surfactants and Emulsifiers that are natural and sustainably sourced.

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Surfactants &
Emulsifiers

Marine microbes as a source of novel biosurfactants and bioemulsifiers.

Our Research

Surfactants and emulsifiers constitute an important class of chemical agents that are widely used in almost every sector of modern industry.

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Welcome to MARISURF!

Title: MARISURF – NOVEL, SUSTAINABLE MARINE BIO-SURFACTANT / BIO-EMULSIFIES FOR COMMERCIAL EXPLOITATION
Programme:
Horizon 2020
Duration: September 2015 – August 2020 (60 months)
Consortium:
12 partners from 6 countries
Coordinator:
HERIOT WATT UNIVERSITY (HWU), UK

Our consortium (consisting of academic institutions, industrial companies and end-users) offering a wide range of expertise, will address the technical bottlenecks for meeting our objectives, namely those of marine resource identification, sustainable supply, discovery pipeline and efficient production in biological systems.

The expected impact of the project is to increase the  efficiency of discovery pipelines, the development of more economic and eco-friendly end-products and finally in contributing to the implementation of the objectives of the EU Blue Growth.

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Latest News

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1st review period – What has been achieved?

During the first reporting period Sep 15 through to Feb 17) , the MARISURF team has developed an innovative screening programme to identify surfactants from a large bacterial collection (greater […]

24 July 2017|

FoodWasteNet Workshop

Tuesday November 3, 2015  10.30-16.15 “FoodWasteNet workshop: Adding value to food processing waste and by-products – an IB approach”

The MARISURF project was presented at this whole day event involving academia and […]

9 November 2015|