The CONSERVAL Cross-Border network

The CONSERVAL Cross-Border Network has been created with the aim of promoting sustainable management models based on the recovery of waste streams (solid and liquid) from companies involved in the processing and canning of seafood using a circular economy system.

This platform has been created with the aim of facilitating the exchange of knowledge between the different players in the value chain, promoting relations among the same, the generation of new ideas and projects and sharing useful information to enable the provision of competitive solutions to companies in the Galicia-North of Portugal Euroregion.

The CONSERVAL Cross-Border Network enables its members to participate in a motivated multidisciplinary team, to gain access to knowledge and information, to expand their network of contacts, to increase their visibility and to procure opportunities for new initiatives and projects.

What services does the Network provide?

Access to sources of project financing

A search engine for partners or for applying to participate in projects

Solutions for technological demands

Support in project participation


Information of interest related to the sector

Access to this Network is free. If you would like to become a member, get in touch!

The CONSERVAL project

The purpose of CONSERVAL, headed by Ceataqua, is to develop sustainable management models based on the recovery of waste streams from the canning industry to obtain high added-value products such as volatile fatty acids, protein hydrolysates and omega-3 rich oils. More specifically, CONSERVAL strives:


To contribute to the circular economy model where waste is turned into resources, thereby minimising environmental impact and taking full advantage of natural resources


To develop technological lines for the recovery of waste from the canning sector such as acid fermentation and enzymatic hydrolysis


To help implement an innovative, technological model in an integral manner with all the players in the value chain, taking social and economic impacts into account

This project is co-financed by the European Regional Development Fund (ERDF) through the Interreg VA Spain-Portugal Programme (POCTEP) 2014-2020, within Axis 3 - “Sustainable growth through cross-border cooperation for risk prevention and improved management of natural resources”.