Restoration and construction with Opuntia Ficus-indica
In ancient Mexican tradition, extracts of Opuntia ficus-indica were used to preserve ancient wall paintings and other works of art. The Enea BIOAG-PROBIO group is working on enhancing the biological resources of Opuntia ficus-indica and on the development of innovative bio-based products to be used as additives for restoration mortars and as a preservative for structures in terra cotta, giving good plasticity, structure and durability.
The BioArt Gallery presents the most promising feedstock and its related bioeconomy applications in everyday life with 60 stunning pictures. It offers an innovative approach of showcasing to the public some examples of bio-based products and applications currently available in the market through several examples: cosmetics, nutraceutics, tissues, toys and sport, disposable tableware, cleaning products, gadgets, and much more.
The BioArt Gallery has been displayed to the public in severall incredible venues throughout Europe, and now BIOVOICES makes it available to you through an interactive digital platform!