Processes - Mpdi
Olive Sound is the acronym of a Horizon 2020 European Project aimed at the development of a high-flow oil extraction plant, the Sono-Heat-Exchanger, which combines ultrasound and heat exchange in order to break, through a radical innovation model in the oil mill, the historical paradigm that sees inversely correlated the oil yield and the content of bio-phenols. These compounds are biologically active molecules that, together with other constituents belonging to saponified fraction (i.e., oleic acid), transform the product “extra virgin olive oil” from a mere condiment into a functional food. The primary objective of the project, financially supported by the European Union through the "Fast Track to Innovation" program, is the development of a product "ready for the market" (TRL 9) capable of making the involved companies more competitive while increasing the competitiveness of European extra virgin olive oil in the international context.
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Maria Lisa Clodoveo: Interdisciplinary Department of Medicine University of Bari-Piazza Giulio Cesare, 11-70124 Bari, Italy. firstname.lastname@example.org.
This project has received funding from the European Union’s Horizon 2020 research and innovation programme under grant agreement No 820587
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