An industrial research centre with oat in focus
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In five work package, from genome to healthy, sustainable products, scientists and companies work together to get knowledge and new, innovative products
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ScanOats starts a new WP – The Pilot, which will conduct research on wet milling and enzymatic processing of oats on a pilot scale.
“Our goal is to develop food industry using oat as the fundamental ingredient”
– CEO, Leif Bülow
Our ambition with ScanOats is to take a world-leading role in the development of unique products and applications based on oat. The centre will form a link between advanced basic research and industrial applications. This dual approach will benefit Swedish industry, society and agriculture in terms of new knowledge, new products, improved health, a more sustainable environment, increased exports and new jobs. Through the unifying force that ScanOats will provide, we expect that a variety of products and innovations will be delivered partly through members’ activities and partly by ScanOats directly.
- Develop new oat varieties
- Develop new ingredients
- Promote cultivation of oats
- Increase the number of application areas
- Double the exports of oat based products
- Educate 8-12 experts, start 1-2 companies and create >100 new jobs
Who we are
We are three academic and three industrial partners, working in a strong collaboration with each other, passionate and dedicated about oat.
ScanOats is managed by a Centre Board represented by three companies. All of them with a long tradition and experience of working with oat and oat products. The day-to-day management is handled by a Centre director.
The Swedish journal Cerealier (no.01/2022) has interviewed Martin Hedström, researcher and Inger Ahldén, research coordinator at ScanOats, about the newly installed pilot process line for wet milling of oat (in Swedish)…