Safer ACC Project

The Disruptive Product: Upganic

“Business Oportunity to bring market a healthy alternative for artifical ripening”

An Efficient non-toxic plant 

growth regulator

Bionative Project, called “Safer ACC”, is intended to bring to the market an efficient non-toxic plant growth regulator for fruit & vegetables ripening: Upganic

Safer ACC project started thanks to a Spanish award obtained by Bionative (formerly Just Global S.L), together with the leading organic synthesis group at Zaragoza University: INNPACTO 2012. During this period the most optimal synthesis process to obtain ACC at industrial scale and improving the efficiency of ethylene release was developed. 

In 2017, Safer ACC project is funded by the European Union’s Horizon 2020 Programme (Executive Agency for Small and Medium-sized Enterprises) aimed at reducing industrial production cost, demonstrate Upganic performance, harmlessness and economic competitiveness with the valid demonstration actions and register.