To develop and demonstrate a new innovative biorefinery concept based on the cascading use of spent mushroom substrate (SMS) supplemented by wheat straw & other seasonal underutilised lignocellulosic feedstocks.
To avoid disposal and allow for the production of some biodegradable bio-based products and bioactive compounds
To lead the research line of SMS conditioning and two step fractionation process of the SMS into three valuable fractions (extract, high glucan solid and enriched lignin liquid),
Secondary conversion related to sugar fermentation for biopesticides production
Sustainability Assessment of value chain