Project partners

16 project partners, 9 EU countries

OLEAF4VALUE puts together a competitive consortium of highly experienced partners devoted to the complete valorisation of this new underexploited biomass.

Partners across Europe

The OLEAF4VALUE consortium is composed of sixteen partners: six Research Technology Organisations (RTOs), seven Small and Medium Enterprises (SMEs), and three Large Enterprise (LEs), from nine different countries throughout Europe (Germany, Italy, Netherlands, Norway, Portugal, Slovenia, Spain, Switzerland and UK).

Natac Biotech, S.L. ( is a biotechnologically based company dedicated to the R&D, manufacturing, and commercialization of healthy functional ingredients, mainly botanical extracts, and functional lipids for the food, nutraceutical, cosmetic, pharmaceutical, and feed markets.

OLEICOLA EL TEJAR is a second degree cooperative, whose social object is the integral use of the subproducts of the olive grove, especially of the olive pomace resulting from the oil industry.

INGECOR AGROFORESTAL, founded in 2006, has its origins in the agroforestry management of the land. The organization’s founding team has more than 15 years of experience in the forestry and agricultural sector.

InnoRenew CoE´s research work is focused on improving and expanding sustainable building beyond minimising harm to creating positive impacts ecologically, socially, economically, and for building users.

The National Renewable Energy Centre (CENER; ) is a technology centre specialized in applied research, and the development and promotion of renewable energies.

The Polytechnic Institute of Bragança is a public institution of Higher Education, founded in 1983, whose mission is to deliver a quality higher education, promoting Research and Technological Development.

Arquebio SL (AQB) is a biotechnological company based in Barcelona area founded in 2007. ARQUEBIO business lines are based on industrial bioprocessing technologies use and preclinical development. The company is setting up a network of companies to co-develop and commercialize products from these lines.

The University of Florence is a public higher education institution actively engaged in promoting research activities.

NIZO is a world-wide operating Contract Research Organisation (SME) with an extensive network in both academia and industry, translating the newest scientific insights into practical application to develop and improve products and processes.

Martin-Luther-University Halle-Wittenberg (MLU) is one of the oldest Universities in Germany and the largest university in the state of Saxony-Anhalt.

Havforskningsinstituttet (IMR) is a governmental research institute affiliated to the Norwegian Ministry of Trade, Industry, and Fisheries.

Mibelle Biochemistry Switzerland designs and develops unique, high-quality actives for the beauty industry which are based on naturally derived compounds and extensive scientific expertise.

INNOVARUM is a Spanish company created in 2013 with the overall aim of fostering innovation and knowledge exchange in the agri-food sector. It works as innovation agent in the bioeconomy.
ZER0-E is a sustainable engineering company focused on building a sustainable future with
net-zero emissions, through advanced tools and solutions that minimize environmental impacts and achieve efficient and circular systems
NNFCC Ltd has over 17 years of experience in supporting the development of bio-based chemicals and products

Mowi is the world largest producer of farmed salmon, both by volume and revenue, offering seafood products to approximately 70 countries worldwide.

NATAC, project coordinator

NATAC (ES) is the coordinator of the OLEAF4VALUE project. Natac is a biotech group dedicated to researching, developing, manufacturing, and marketing plant extracts and functional lipids to use as ingredients in nutraceuticals, functional food, feed, cosmetics, and as natural, active pharmaceutical ingredients.

Our project partners

OLEAF4VALUE counts with 16 project partners from 9 EU countries