LIFE YEAST (LIFE16 ENV/ES/000158): Recycling brewer’s spent YEAST in innovative industrial applications

Development of a new methodology to process brewer’s spent yeast into valuable constituents that can be used as raw material in a wide of industrial applications.

The project aims to contribute:

  • To the shift towards a more circular economy in one of the priority areas of the EU Circular Economy Action Plan: food waste.
  • To implementation of the Water Framework Directive (WFD) by fostering water efficient technologies and practices.

Duration: 01-July-2017 to 30-June -2019. Extended to 31-Dec-2019

Total Budget: 3,786,356.00 €

EU contribution: 1,597,653.00 €


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