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Research and development

Research and innovation are the key to "being more competitive against our competition", which will allow us to stay in the market and grow.

We support the R&D departments of companies in the definition and development of R&D&I projects, report writing, logistics and coordination of trials, analysis and evaluation of results.

We also develop our own Research and Innovation projects.

Our research projects

The following are some of the research projects carried out:

2014 - 2016 ULTRAVIDOX. PRODUCTION OF FUNCTIONAL FOODS BY UV-B RADIATION. PILOT PROJECT ON VINES AND MUSHROOMS.
We participate together with the UNIVERSITY OF LA RIOJA, CLEAN BIOTEC, ECOPHYS, BODEGAS JUAN CARLOS SANCHA.

2012- 2014. Life Cycle Analysis (LCA) Ecoindicator Research for sustainable mushroom production in La Rioja.
UNIVERSIDAD DE LA RIOJA, S.A.T. CHAMPRA, MISPAJ S.L. We are the project coordinators.

2010-2012. MYCOENERGY. "Improving the Production and Marketing of Pleurotus sp. mushrooms: sustainable energy solutions applied to their cultivation". TEINSA. HONGO`S BIOFACTORY S.L.P and Ayecue Group. Financed by CDTI (Centro de Desarrollo Tecnológico e Industrial) and ADER.

2009-2010. Design and development of a prototype automatic irrigation system with computerized control for the cultivation of mushrooms for the fresh market. CHAMPIFRESH, MUSHROOM`S BIOFACTORY

2007-2010. Recycling and Sustainable Valuation of Postcultivation Substrates of Mushrooms in La Rioja. CITCH, CIDA, CLEAN-BIOTEC and SAT IBERCHAMP. Funded by ADER

2007-2009 Recycling and Sustainable Valorization of Postcultivation Substrates of CTICH, CIDA, CLEAN-BIOTEC and SAT IBERCHAMP Mushrooms. Funded by ADER

2007-2008 Bioactive components of the mushroom (Agaricus bisporus) with medicinal activity. Enrichment of the mushroom in Selenium. Funded by the Ministry of Agriculture and ADER. The CTICH participates, Autonomous University of Madrid (UAM) (Department of Functional Foods).

2006-2008 Use of Postcultivation Substrates (SPCH) in vineyards: Fertilization and Soil Recovery. Acronym: FERTYSOL. CITCH, Universidad de la Rioja, Centro de Investigación y Desarrollo Agrario (CIDA), Viñedos de Aldeanueva Soc. Cooperativa, Viña Ijalva SL, Bodegas Cune. Financed by the Ministry of Agriculture and ADER.

2006-2007 Casing soil in the cultivation of the button mushrooms: perspectives of future. Commercial evaluation of alternative and sustainable materials. Acronym: COBER & CHAMP. Made in the CTICH. Funded by the Economic Development Agency of La Rioja (ADER)

2004-2006 Valorization of Spent Mushrooms Substrate (SMS). Aerobic composting techniques. Acronym: RECYVAL. Developed in the CTICH. Funded by the Economic Development Agency of La Rioja (ADER)

2004-2006 Study of the analytical characteristics of mushroom compost (Agaricus bisporus) and mushrooms (Pleurotus) by means of near infrared determination (N.I.R.). Correlation of the results obtained with the productivity of the compost. CTICH. Funded by the MAPA (Ministry of Agriculture, Environment and Fisheries)

2002-2004 Valorisation of Spent Mushrooms substrate. CHAMPOST. V Framework Program of the European Community

2000-2002 Control of Brown discolouration provoked by bacterial colonization as mesure to improved Pleurotus spp. Production and Quality. V Framework Program for Research of the European Community

1999-2001 Novel Spawn Technologie: an innovative concept for the mushrooms industry. V Frame

1997-1999 Valorisation of Kenaf Materials. IV Framework Program for Research of the European Communitywork Program for Research of the European Community

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Research and development

Research and innovation are the key to "being more competitive against our competition", which will allow us to stay in the market and grow.We support the R&D departments of companies in the definition and development of R&D&I projects, report writing, logistics and coordination of...

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HERICIUM ERINACEUS (Lion`s Mane): A MEDICINAL MUSHROOM AND A GUN FOR BRAIN REJUVENATION, PREVENT AND REVERT THE ALZHÉIMER AND THE PROBLEMS OF MEMORY.

Today I want to tell you about a very interesting cultivated mushroom, this mushroom has a strange appearance of a white sponge or pompom and receives the nickname Lion's mane. Well, this kind of white sponge is a fungus called Hericium erinaceus and has amazing medicinal properties.In Japan, the Lion's Mane is popularly known as Yamabushitake, a word composed of Yamabushi and Take. The...

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Mycological Dictionary

Homothallism, homothallic

A condition in which the thallus (vegetative phase) is self-fertilizing ( does not need copulation with another different mating haploid mycelium. Typically of mushrooms that produce two spores on a basidium. Species like Agaricus bisporus need only a single spore to form a mycelium capable of...

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