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Science and Research Projects

Contractor / Funded Organisation: Heygates Ltd

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

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FT1505: Biodegradable Starch Mano-Composites for Thermoformable Film Packaging for Food Products (AFM 200)
Description - Project Documents - Time Scale & Cost
From 2004 To 2008, Cost £540,315
Field of Study:   Resource Efficient and Resilient Food Chain
Theme:   Advanced Food Manufacturing Programme
Environmental Protection, Food and Drink, Food Chain, Food Industry Sustainability Strategy, Food manufacturing industry, Materials Science, Packaging, Process Technology, Products and Processes
LK0819: Biodegradable foams based on wheat flour - from materials processing to modelling and design for packaging applications
Description - Objective - Time Scale & Cost
From 2004 To 2007, Cost £389,564
Field of Study:   Non-Food Crops
Theme:   Renewable industrial materials
Crops, Agri-Industrial, Farming, Arable Farming, Wheat
LK0927: Prediction of wheat protein
Description - Objective - Time Scale & Cost
From 2002 To 2006, Cost £214,302
Field of Study:   Arable Crops
Theme:   Arable crop physiology and technology
Crop Improvement, Farming, LINK Programme, Arable Farming, Sustainable Farming and Food, Sustainable Production, Wheat Production
LK0990: Developing tools to predict the protein content of bread making wheat to better manage fertiliser application
Description - Time Scale & Cost
From 2007 To 2010, Cost £310,938
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