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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, Sustainable Consumption and Production, Advances in product design & development, 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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