° Biotransformation of scraps using larvae of the dipteran Hermetiaillucens sp.;
° Larvae farming under controlled conditions;
° Development of a small-scale prototype assessing the conversion efficacy according to the different biomasses;
° Extraction of: carbon dioxide, fats used in refining processes for cosmetic purposes, fats highly suitable for biodiesel production, proteins exploited for energy purposes, bioactive peptides with antimicrobial properties and others compounds.
° Optimisation of larvae farming according to the different types of food scraps;
° Chemical characterisation of larvae and extractable biomolecules;
° Optimised extraction protocols.