R + D


Research + Development

Our R+D department is continuously exploring new projects. Always with the ultimate goal of launching new proposals with commercial application in the market.

We work as a team with numerous technology centers, companies and universities.

Introducing Orloga R&D

Committed to the environment

At Orloga we are committed to the sustainability of our planet and we want to be an active part of the change. For this reason, our R+D projects seek both the reduction and the recovery of waste.

Our goal is to launch new industries and sustainable applications in the fields of bioeconomy, circular economy and new materials.

Orloga. Bioeconomia

Our projects

These are some of the R+D projects in which we develop, both alone and in collaboration with other companies and institutions. Projects that add value to society and with a clear vocation for industrial implementation.


Innovative projects that respond to emerging needs of society and consumers, generating more economic value and leadership.


We introduce completely new products or services in the market. An innovation model that revolutionizes the sector and its market.


We increase the value of existing applications by improving them, adding new features, or perfecting those already present.

Projects of
industrial application

We implement technologies in the validation phase and apply them in new processes with the aim of manufacturing new products with high added value.


ReducINg the footprint of consumer products through public dialoGUE and innovative bio-based Materials

(Circular economy and bioeconomy sectors)
Reference number: 101135070

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Research and development of a new solution for the manufacture of nanocellulose that allows the total reuse of residual sludge from the paper industry.

IHOBE call. Ecodesign Projects, demonstration in Circular Economy and Ecoinnovation
Reference number: RELOPA

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Bio-refinery for the extraction of bioactives with a prebiotic effect for the elderly population.

Misioak 2023
Sustainable food


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New sustainable bioeconomy processes to obtain cellulose-lignin bioplastics, biodegradable, moldable and with improved performance.

Bioeconomy Call
Reference number: 0023-BIO2021-48

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New technologies for the reduction and recovery of waste in perishable products for a sustainable Basque food sector.

Participants: Orloga, CEIT, Segula, ONDOAN, Eroski

Hazitek Call
Reference: ZE-2022/00041

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Design of the production process to develop hydrophobicized paper.

Participants: Orloga, Tecnalia

SME Instrument Call
Reference number: 888752-BioPP

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Sustainable preventive maintenance for the productive equipment of the paper industry.

Participants: Orloga, Cetim, Engie Endel, Ec Systems, Czech Technical University, Grenoble INP, Optimitive Solutions, Lecta Group and Loy & Hutz Solutions GmbH, Papresa, LEIA Foundation.

Call: European Union’s seventh framework programme for research, technological development and demonstration under grant agreement
Reference: 314311

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Innovative SME Distinction

Innovative SME distintion

Orloga has achieved this distinction granted by the Ministry of Economy and Competitiveness that accredits our work in the areas of Research, R&D&i and Technological Development.

We appreciate this valuable social recognition, which also entails a series of advantages that will give a new boost to our organization.