Welcome to Noshan

NOSHAN will investigate the process and technologies needed to use food waste for feed production at low cost, low energy consumption and with maximal valorisation of starting wastes. Nutritional value and functionality according to animal needs as well as safety and quality issues will be investigated and addressed as main leading factors for the feed production using food derived (fruit/vegetable/plant and dairy).

The achievement of the project objectives and results would bring companies a competitive advantage in the feed producing sector using wastes as co-streams. NOSHAN results should bring a reduction in cost of the final feed as well as production cost. Indeed it could also reduce the cost of feed additive and exert a positive impact on final feed product.

NOSHAN consortium will enforce the cooperation among SMEs, large industrial partners and research institutions.

NOSHAN started in August 2012 and it is financed under the Knowledge Based Bio-Economy (KBBE) theme, part of the EU Seventh-Framework Programme, in a total of about 3 million Euro.




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A huge amount of data has been produced within NOSHAN project when performing the molecular characterization of 42 waste streams. This information has been organized and it’s available for free in NOSHAN’s website. Just check the "Food waste database" in this web.

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One of NOSHAN technologies, the Refractance Window Drying, has completed the Environmental Technology Verification (ETV). Check it out here. Want to know what ETV is? Click here.

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Want to know more about the NOSHAN Project? Here is a presentation video. Watch it here: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=xllZR08a_cc&feature=youtu.be

This project has received funding from the European Union’s
Seventh Framework Programme for research, technological
development and demonstration under grant agreement n° 312140

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