Hedychium gardnerianum fibers and enhancement of endogenous products

  • Ref.º ACORES-01-0247-FEDER-000011
  • Regional research project
  • From 2018 to 2021


This project contributes to the reduction of the use of disposable plastic. Supported in the most recent theories of the Circular Economy, the valorization of an invasive plant as, will allow to reduce the cost of weed control using the plant waste in the design of products of disposable use, closing the cycle and returning to the earth like organic fertilizer.

Funding Institution

PO Azores 2020


 Universidade dos Açores / Fundação Gaspar Frutuoso

Associação Agrícola de S. Miguel

Project Coordinator

  • Maria Helena Vasconcelos

CBA Team


Sponsored by:

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