News


This is a section dedicated to a collection of relevant news as well as to updates on the SHELLBRANE project. The consortium ogranizes regular project meetings where the status is reviewed. A training is planned to ensure that SME partners would well assimilate the project results. You can find summaries from these project meetings. Consortium members are screening news on scientific, innovative and business oriented information that are uploaded and regularly updated under this section. 

 


FAO and IEC Egg Capacity Building seminar ends as a great success

The Egg Capacity Building seminar hosted by the Food and Agriculture Organization (FAO) and the International Egg Commission (IEC), in Lusaka, Zambia, came to a close today. The seminar has been deemed a great success, with 30 delegates attending from nine countries in Southern Africa. Mrs. Makhotoso Mahali Malibeng from the Department of Livestock Services […]

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SHELLBRANE project on CORDIS website

SHELLBRANE project description in available at CORDIS: To see the page go to link: http://cordis.europa.eu/projects/rcn/103811_en.html SHELLBRANE Separating eggshell and its membrane to turn eggshell waste into valuable source materials From 2012-05-01 to 2014-04-30 | SHELLBRANE website Objective Agricultural waste management is one of the most emerging problems of food processors. The amount of the generated waste as well as the cost […]

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World Egg Day

World Egg Day is celebrated every year on the second Friday in October. On World Egg Day, events are held across the world celebrating the egg. The first World Egg Day was celebrated in 1996 and since then we have seen a variety of wonderful events taking place internationally, with people enjoying and celebrating the wonderful […]

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M15 Technical meeting in Budapest and Babolna

M15 Technical meeting: on 10-11 July in Budapest, hosted by ATEKNEA. RTD partners discussed status up-date of the project, revised on-going tasks and further technical work up to Month 18. Laboratory visit in ATEKNEA and demonstration of mechanical parts and control system was part of the program. On the second day, consortium visited ECM in Bábolna. […]

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M12 Technical Meeting in Budapest

The M12 Technical Meeting was hosted by ATEKNEA on 10 April 2013 in Budapest, Hungary. We are in the 12th month of the project. Currently four technical work packages are running: WP3 – Eggshell membrane separation system development WP4 – Disinfection system development WP5 – Mechanical hardware development WP6 – Process control and monitoring Last […]

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INFARMA 2013 Fair

BDN INGENIERÍA DE ALIMENTACIÓN, S.L.,  partner of the SHELLBRANE project participated at the INFARMA 2013 Fair (http://www.infarma.es) with a poster presentation titled ‘Eggshell’s internal membrane: an alternative to treat joint diseases’. The Fair took place on the 5-7 March 2013 in Barcelona, Spain focussing on the pharmaceutical sector.

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M9 Technical and General meeting

M9 general meeting was on 17-18 January in Rome, Italy. The meeting was hosted by LABOR. The main topic was the development of the mechanical parts. We are in the 9th month of the project. Currently five technical work packages are running: WP2 – Laboratory trials WP3 – Eggshell membrane separation system development WP4 – Disinfection system […]

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M6 Technical Meeting

M6 technical meeting was held on 4 October 2012 in Drachten, the Netherlands, it was hosted by FRISIAN. Each RTD partner gave a presentation about their ongoing tasks in the project. Mr Rolf Stuiver (FRISIAN) shows the egg processing plant of FRISIAN, the equipment they use for egg processing. Their eggshell waste is dried and delivered […]

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SHELLBRANE Newsletter First Issue

The first issue of newsletter for SHELLBRANE  is available to download from here.

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The usage of eggshell as a raw material for biocompatible ceramic is significantly important from environmental and scientific point of views.

Hydroxiapatite (Ca10(PO4)6(OH)2, produced from seashell, coral or eggshell) is chemically similar to the mineral component of bone and hard tissues. It is one of the bioactive materials which can react with the tissue and generates good chemical bonding. Hydroxiapatite can be employed in different forms, such as powder, porous blocks or beads to fill bone defect.

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