Valorization of agricultural products, biomass and wood Unit
Measuring the composition and determining quality criteria to assess the suitability for processing of agricultural products (plant products, animal products from agriculture and forestry). Unit 11 is a catalyst for value-adding sectors thanks to an understanding of value-enhancement pathways for steering production.
Increasing and improving opportunities for adding value to all agricultural production (animal, plant or wood-based).
Analysing and measuring the composition of plant and animal products.
Improving biomass energy recovery.
Developing indicators and quality criteria for plant and animal products.
Developing chemical and biological analysis methods for monitoring nitrogen and carbon in soils.
Developing innovative solutions to enhance the food and non-food value of agricultural, wood and bio-sourced products.