Bionative Project, called “Safer ACC”, is intended to bring to the market an efficient non-toxic plant growth regulator for fruit & vegetables ripening: Upganic
Safer ACC proyect started thanks to a Spanish award obtained by Bionate (formerly Just Global S.L), together with the leading organic synthesis group at Zaragoza University: INNPACTO 2012.
During this period the most optimal synthesis process to obtain ACC at industrial scale and improving the efficiency of ethylene release was developed.
In 2017, Safer ACC proyect is funded by the European Union’s Horizon 2020 Programme (Executive Agency for Small and Medium-sized Enterprises) aimed at reducing industrial production cost, demostrate Upganic performance, harmlessness and economic competitiveness with the valid demostration actions and register.
The proyect will last 24 months, starting date of the action 01/03/2018.