BIOSCHAMP project partners

BIOSCHAMP is coordinated by one of the Spanish Association of Mushroom Growers (ASOCHAMP) which hosts the Research Center of Mushroom (CTICH).

The project will work for 4 years with research institutions such as Inagro vzw (BE), Wageningen Research (NL), IRNASA-CSIC (ES), University of Oxford (UK) and University of Perugia (IT). It will also count with industry players: Kekkilä-BVB (NL), world leader in providing substrate to mushroom growers, and NEWFOSS (NL). Besides, companies like FERTINAGRO (ES), specialised in fertilisers & plant protection products.

Then, the solution will be tested at the premises of a large mushroom producer (EUROCHAMP – ES), a conventional producer UGLK (PL), and an organic producer EKOFUNGI (RS).

Innovarum (ES), strategic innovation consultancy active in the bioeconomy, will work on communication, dissemination & exploitation.


Project coordinator

CTICH-Project coordinator

CTICH is the Mushroom Technological Research Center of La Rioja, which is hosted by the Spanish Association of Mushroom Growers (ASOCHAMP). CTICH is also the current leader of the technical committee of the GEPC.


Partner 2

INAGRO-Partner 2

Inagro is the knowledge partner of agricultural and horticultural businesses in the areas of innovation and sustainability. Inagro is an external spin-off agency of the province of West Flanders.

Stichting Wageningen Research

Partner 3

Stichting Wageningen Research - Partner 3

Stichting Wageningen Research (WR) is part of Wageningen University & Research, a collaboration between
Wageningen University and the specialised research institutes (Wageningen Research).


Partner 4

CSIC-Partner 4

The Spanish National Research Council (CSIC) is the largest public institution dedicated to research in Spain and the third-largest in Europe.


Partner 5


Fertinagro Biotech, S.L., is a Spanish company that produces an extensive range of fertilizers. Fertinagro belongs to the Tervalis Desarrollo business group, a leading supplier of fertilizers for agriculture in Spain.


Partner 6

EKOFUNGI-Partner 6

EKOFUNGI is an innovative SME dedicated to mushroom production. Founded in 2012 it is an example of sustainable mushroom cultivation and a circular economy.


Partner 7


INNOVARUM is a Spanish company created in 2013 with the overall aim of fostering innovation and knowledge exchange in the agri-food sector. Currently, it works an an innovation agent in the bioeconomy


Partner 8


EUROCHAMP specializes in the cultivation and processing of mushrooms. EUROCHAMP was created in 2000 as a result of the union of two Agrarian Transformation Societies: Champiunión and Unichamp.


Partner 9

Kekkilä-BVB-Partner 9

Kekkilä-BVB is a horticultural company, focused on the sustainable growth of high-quality substrates in horticulture, mushroom cultivation and landscaping.


Partner 10

NEWFOSS-Partner 10

NewFoss is a company dedicated to the development and operation of processing methods for organic residual streams with the aim of achieving the highest possible environmental return.


Partner 11

UGLK-Partner 11

Uprawa Grzybów Łukasz Kiwała is a mushroom farm founded in 2007 in Polesie, Poland. The company’s goal is to provide customers with natural, healthy and tasty mushrooms of the highest quality, making use of modern solutions.


Partner 12

UOXF-Partner 12

The University of Oxford is a world class university and its Dept. of Plant Sciences, Oxford, is one of the leading university departments in the UK devoted to plant biology.


Partner 13

UOXF-Partner 13

The Università degli Studi di Perugia, founded in 1308, is one of the oldest universities in Italy and one of the most accredited, offering a wide variety of courses in all fields of education.