The Blue Bioeconomy: Conquering algae

Algae constitute an unlimited and still underexploited biomass reservoir wherein lies a key raw material for our future. The interest and hope of those involved in the bioeconomy are high. New substances, new strains, new processes, new markets: France has joined the innovation movement which seeks to make the most of the intrinsic characteristics and the high potential of this renewable resource. An inspiring subject “The sea is a vast reservoir of ...

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RITTMO: at the service of sustainable agriculture

A private development and research centre created in 2001, RITTMO designs innovative solutions to encourage the return of organic matter to the soil and support the development of sustainable agriculture. "The creation of RITTMO was based on two observations: on the one hand a depletion of soil organic matter due to cultivation practices; on the other hand an increase in organic waste that could prove interesting for soil and crop fertilization. ...

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Reaching a successful marriage of agriculture and bioeconomy

by Dominique DUTARTRE (Honorary Chairman of the IAR cluster) In its broadest sense, the bioeconomy is the economy of photosynthesis. It considers all activities related to the production, use and transformation of bioresources. It aims to gradually replace fossil raw materials with renewable biomass in order to limit greenhouse gas emissions. It aims to achieve, in a sustainable way, food security and a growing part of material and energy security. From this ...

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