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Pioneering sustainable marine collagen, gelatine production from aquaculture side-streams


FOODIMAR: Sustainable climate-Friendly quality fOOD Ingredients from Marine side-stReams

FOODIMAR is committed to developing innovative, cost-effective, and climate-friendly methods to produce high-quality marine collagen, gelatin, and glycosaminoglycans (GAGs) from fisheries and aquaculture side-streams to meet the industry and consumers’ needs. The smart valorization of side-streams and a shift towards a circular economy, contribute not only to the physical and economic resilience of the European seafood value chains but also to the environmental and ecological sustainability of the industry. FOODIMAR’s innovations exceed current standards and facilitate further development, assessment, training, knowledge transfer, diversification, industry uptake, and job creation. In the long term, FOODIMAR’s impact will yield a clear, reproducible blueprint for high-quality resilient, ecologically sound food-grade solutions, ensuring food and nutrition security within planetary boundaries.

1 May 2024 – 30 April 2027 | 36 months

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FOODIMAR is a consortia of 6 partners, including SUBMARINER Network:


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Maria Jose de la Peña, Project Manager

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