News Professor Adele Muscolo presents
breakthrough joint researches at Slow Fish 2021
- On July 3rd, Adele Muscolo, a professor of pedology and soil ecology
Calabria's University, presented at Slow
Fish 2021 breakthrough joint research
from her University at
Italy's Research Council.
Held in Genoa on July 1-4, Slow
Fish 2021 was the 10th edition of the biennial exhibition dedicated
to the national fishing
Professor Adele Muscolo presented the most recent results on the preparation of organic fertilizers from fish processing waste.
presentation is the result of
joint work among six laboratories at two Departments of the
University in close collaboration with the research group of
Prof. Mario Pagliaro at Palermo's Labs of Italy's Research Council.
carry out research aimed at the full
valorization of fish biowaste starting from the extraction of a new
fish oil using citrus-derived biosolvent, but affording also valued
bioenergy and organic fertilizers” comments Professor Muscolo.
future of Calabria, Sicily and other
southern Italy's regions" adds Dr Pagliaro
goes through the uptake of the so called 'blue economy', namely the
the sea. Universities and research bodies where innovation oncerning
the circular economy of sea resources has
been developed will play a key role in helping fish processing
companies to develop new products from their biowaste, thereby closing
the material and energy
cycles based on new technology".
"In the coming months" adds Professor Francesco Mauriello, "joint research activities are also in the pipeline with an important Calabrian company leader in the transformation of blue fish that will co-finance research and doctoral grants for talented students".
Watch the video of Professor Muscolo
presentation (in Italian).
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