High interest is shown towards VegaAlga project
2016. March 2.
The VegaAlga project was last introduced at the conference organized by Portfólió and Agrárszektor.hu in March 2016. General Manager of Zöldségcentrum Kft, Zoltán Basa said the goal was to develop a unique solution that excels the framework of traditional agriculture, and is able to utilize existing resources in an alternative and sustainable way. Innovation is of key importance for farmers, too, he emphasized, and it is recommended to apply for direct subsidies from Brussels for funding research and development projects of this kind.
Previously, Zoltán Basa presented VegaAlga project in November 2015 at the conference titled “Egyhajóban a magyar agrárium és a kutatás-fejlesztési intézmények” organized in Szeged, and was also interviewed by MTV1 television at the site of Zöldségcentrum.
The VegaAlga project is awarded with EU funds
2015. April 5.
Horizont 2020 is a program that determines the research and development policy of the EU for the next 7 years (between 2014 and 2020), which has a higher than ever budget of nearly EUR 79 billion.
The goal of VegaAlga project is to establish a sustainable agricultural value chain from the producer to the consumer, which is able to meet the increasing consumer needs for healthier foods and agricultural products. The key of the chain process is an algae production method that can be installed with low investment costs and operated locally by farmers, which produces valuable soil fertilizer, hence significantly decreasing the need for chemical fertilizers.