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LIFE BAQUA: Solutions through the new use for a waste of banana crop to develop products in aquaculture and plastics sector

Project description:

projekt baqua logoBAQUA aims to demonstrate that sustainability and efficiency can be applied to agricultural practices by improving management and reducing waste of a native crop and revalorizing it into a series of new value chains. In the plastics sector the BAQUA goal is to maximize the use of banana crop waste, demonstrating how natural banana fibres can improve the mechanical properties of injection moulded products.

Tecos' role:

Subcontractor of AMBI for R&D activities.



  • Project status: Running
  • Duration: 1.7.2016 - 30.6.2019
  • Programme: LIFE program za okolje in učinkovito rabo virov - http://ec.europa.eu/environment/life/
  • Coordinator: University of Las Palmas de Gran Canaria (ESP)
  • Other partners: Alevines y Doradas, S.A. (ESP), AMBI-Metalpast d.o.o. (SLO), DIBAQ DIPROTEG S.A. (ESP), SPIF (SWE), TECNO (ESP)


  • Project status
    Running
  • Duration
    1.7.2016 - 30.6.2019
  • Programme
    LIFE program za okolje in učinkovito rabo virov - http://ec.europa.eu/environment/life/
  • Coordinator
    University of Las Palmas de Gran Canaria (ESP)
  • Other partners
    Alevines y Doradas, S.A. (ESP), AMBI-Metalpast d.o.o. (SLO), DIBAQ DIPROTEG S.A. (ESP), SPIF (SWE), TECNO (ESP)