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Science and Research Projects

Contractor / Funded Organisation: University - Loughborough

Detailed below are science projects undertaken for, or managed on behalf of, Defra by the Contractor/Funded Organisation selected.

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EV0422: Assessing the environmental impacts of oxy-degradable plastics across their life cycle
Description - Objective - Project Documents - Time Scale & Cost
From 2008 To 2012, Cost £48,753
Field of Study:   Sustainable Consumption and Production
Theme:   Sustainable Consumption & Production Evidence
Keywords:  
Sustainable Consumption and Production, Sustainable Development
 
 
FT0509: Semi-Rigid Food Containers: Aseptic Techniques for Sealing & Inspection (AFM 114)
Description - Project Documents - Time Scale & Cost
From 2001 To 2005, Cost £338,725
Field of Study:   Resource Efficient and Resilient Food Chain
Theme:   ADVANCED AND HYGENIC FOOD MANUFACTURING
Keywords:  
Food and Drink, Food Hygiene, Food manufacturing industry, Packaging, Process Technology
 
 
FT0549: Semi-rigid food containers:aseptic techniques for sealing an
Description - Objective - Time Scale & Cost
From 1998 To 1999, Cost £102,577
Field of Study:   Resource Efficient and Resilient Food Chain
Theme:   ADVANCED AND HYGENIC FOOD MANUFACTURING
 
 
FT1529: Gas Plasma Decontamination of Fresh Foods - AFM 213
Description - Objective - Project Documents - Time Scale & Cost
From 2006 To 2007, Cost £101,051
Field of Study:   Resource Efficient and Resilient Food Chain
Theme:   Advanced Food Manufacturing Programme
Keywords:  
Food and Drink, Food Hygiene, Food Industry Sustainability Strategy, Food manufacturing industry, Food Safety, Process Technology, Products and Processes, Bacteria, Sustainable Farming and Food
 
 
FT1561: AFM268 - Demonstration of spray freeze drying for the manufacture of food ingredients and products
Project Documents - Time Scale & Cost
From 2008 To 2009, Cost £113,773
Field of Study:   Resource Efficient and Resilient Food Chain
Theme:   Advanced Food Manufacturing Programme
Keywords:  
Food and Drink, Food manufacturing industry, Food Quality, Process Technology
 
 
HL0188: UV-induced hormesis: a novel approach to reduce waste and maintain quality in fresh produce
Project Documents - Time Scale & Cost
From 2008 To 2008, Cost £152,279
Field of Study:   Resource Efficient and Resilient Food Chain
Theme:   Waste Reduction and Recycling in the Food Chain
Keywords:  
Resource efficient and resilient food chain, Sustainable Farming and Food Science
 
 
WR0113: Refillable Packaging Systems
Description - Objective - Project Documents - Time Scale & Cost
From 2006 To 2009, Cost £141,520
Field of Study:   Waste Management
Theme:   Sustainable Resource Consumption and Management
Keywords:  
Consumer Survey, Effective household waste prevention, Encourage change in resource use/waste generation, Environmental Protection, Analysis, Manufacturing Efficiency, Market Development and Intervention, Market Transformation, Marketing, Packaging, Producer Responsibility, Products and Processes, Recycling, Social Research, Advances in product design & development, Sustainable Consumption and Production, Sustainable Production, Sustainable Resource Consumption and Management, Techniques & methodolgies for waste management, Uncover market opportunities outside WRAP's remit, Understand/enhance pro-environmental behaviour, Understanding resource flows, Waste Management, Behaviour change
 
 
WT01008: Study of the potential impacts on water resources of proposed afforestation
Description - Project Documents - Time Scale & Cost
From 1999 To 2002, Cost £387,131
Field of Study:   Water Quality
Theme:   Water Resources and Resources Strategy (WT01)
Keywords:  
Afforestation, Environment, Water, Water quality monitoring, Water Resources
 
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