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The project aims to the performance improvement of cellulase-based biocatalysts via enzyme immobilization technique for the extraction of high added value compounds from vegetable biomass. The enzyme immobilization is an excellent method for increasing the catalyst productivity (kg product/kg enzyme). In addition, this system offers the advantage that reaction product is not contaminated by the enzyme (especially useful in food ingredient industry) and that the biocatalyst is less sensitive to the inhibitors. In order to enhance the high added value compounds extraction to a more cost-effective process, cellulase-based immobilized biocatalysts will be applied in continuous custom-made bioreactors.