17 Projects

Benchmarking and Energy Management Schemes in SMEs (BESS)

  • Start date: 2005
  • End date: 2007
  • Participant:  Austria , Finland , Greece , Ireland , Lithuania , Netherlands , Norway , Slovenia , Spain , Sweden
  • Sector:  Various

The BESS projects adress energy efficiency in SMEs from the food and drink industry. Among others, an e-learinng system and an energy management implementation model are developed in the project. At...

Freshly baked breads with improvement of nutritional quality and low energy demanding for the benefit of the consumer and of the environment (EU-FRESHBAKE)

  • Start date: 2006
  • End date: 2009
  • Participant:  Belgium , France , Germany , Hungary , Poland , Russian Federation , Spain
  • Sector:  Bakery and farinaceous products

Goal: i.a. reduce energy consumption of bake-off technology Technology: i.a. development of infrarot oven which can save 34% of energy compared to a similar electric oven

Development of a high power ultrasound system for the low-cost, fast, effective and quality drying of fruit and vegetables (ULTRAVEG)

  • Start date: 2008
  • End date: 2010
  • Participant:  Germany , Spain , Switzerland , Turkey , United Kingdom
  • Sector:  Various

Development of a ultrasound system for faster, more cost effective and energy efficient drying of fruit and vegetables

Food Refrigeration Innovations for Safety, consumer Benefit, Environmental impact and Energy optimization along cold chain in Europe (FRISBEE)

  • Start date: 2010
  • End date: 2014
  • Participant:  Belgium , Czech Republic , France , Greece , Hungary , Italy , Netherlands , Norway , Spain , Turkey , United Kingdom
  • Sector:  Cross-cutting

The objective of the FRISBEE (Food Refrigeration Innovations for Safety, consumers’ Benefit, Environmental impact and Energy optimisation along the cold chain in Europe) project is to provide new...

Ressource Efficient and safe food production (RESFOOD)

  • Start date: 2012
  • End date: 2015
  • Participant:  Belgium , Germany , Israel , Netherlands , Spain , Turkey
  • Sector:  Cross-cutting

RESFOOD will overcome the main barriers leading to an Resource Efficient Food Chain by: i.a. developing innovative technologies for re-use of Energy, Water and Biomass


  • Start date: 2012
  • End date: 2015
  • Participant:  Spain
  • Sector:  Fish, rustaceans and molluscs products

The main objective is to reduce emissions of greenhouse gases from thermal processes in the seafood processing industry by introducing a new induction system

Transfering Energy Save Laid on Agroindustry (tesla)

  • Start date: 2013
  • End date: 2016
  • Participant:  France , Italy , Portugal , Spain
  • Sector:  Various

The tesla project aims at extending best available practices for realizing energy savings in the agro-food sector. Among others, the project is targeted at implementing 110 energy audits according to...

Towards zero-fossil CO2 emission in the European food & beverage industry (GREENFOODS)

  • Start date: 2013
  • End date: 2015
  • Participant:  Austria , Germany , Poland , Spain , United Kingdom
  • Sector:  Various

The GREENFOODS project adresses energy efficiency in the food and beverage industry in SMEs. As part of the project, a sector specific training module on energy management and a series of 200 energy...

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