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Algae Biomass for Diabetes- Patent in the US

  US Patent #8,747,834 describes the use of algal biomass as a treatment for impaired glucose metabolism. Algal biomass reduces blood sugar levels and body fat, and also increases healthy bacteria in the gut. Solazyme’s natural strain is referred to this patent, and is expected to be used for company’s brand ‘AlgaVia’, which markets whole […]

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[ More ] October 9th, 2014 | No Comments | Posted in Biomass, Corporates, Government, United States |

Bioethanol from Red Algae

A biotechnology research team from University of Korea has found a clue to make ethanol from red algae. Red alga, rich in carbohydrates, is an ideal source of bioethanol. The major ingredient of red algae is 3, 6- Anhydro-L-galactose (L-AHG), whose metabolic pathway is not yet being mapped. Korean researchers have found that Vibrio vulnificus, […]

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Chlorella Improves Quality of Life in Breast Cancer Patients

Researchers from Chlorella Industry Co., Ltd., and Innovative Cancer Therapy of Kureme University, Japan conducted a study on the effects of unicellular green algae Chlorella and its hot water extract supplementation on quality of life (QOL) in patients with breast cancer. Breast cancer patients were randomly assigned into three groups (with supplementation for a period […]

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AETRO’s Group to Develop Algae Products

The Associated European Research and Technology Organisations (AERTO) have started a two-year research project to increase Europe’s biobased economy by solving out the difficulties, concerned with algae-based innovations. The partners in the research program include VTT Technical Research Center of Finland, Tecnalia, Fraunhofer, Sinte CEA, TNO and SP, with a total funding of EU 2.6 […]

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[ More ] September 25th, 2014 | No Comments | Posted in Algae Non fuel products, Alliances |

Schott’s Duran Glasses for Algatech’s Astaxanthin

Algatechnologies Ltd signs partnership with Schott AG, to improve the efficiency of algae cultivation. Algatechnologies has successfully achieved 10% improvement in algae cultivation in Schott’s thin walled Duran glass tubes during its one year study on natural astaxanthin product, AstaPure. The Duran glass tubes provided by Schott AG can increase sun exposure, allows the production […]

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[ More ] September 25th, 2014 | No Comments | Posted in Algae, Alliances |

Algatechnologies Invests $17 Million on Astaxanthin

Algatechnologies, an Israel based company, specializes in the commercial cultivation of microalgae for food, medicines and cosmetics. The company has recently announced its successful completion of stability studies on AstaPure-natural astaxanthin product. Astaxanthin, a dark red pigment present in algae, is a potential antioxidant. Having achieved successful market with their high quality product, Algatechnologies has […]

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[ More ] September 24th, 2014 | No Comments | Posted in Algae Non fuel products, Companies |

Iran-Based Microalgae Company to Produce Algae Bio- Jet Fuel

Qeshm Micro Algae Biological Refinery, the largest microalgae biological technological company in Iran, ties up with worldwide airlines to produce algal bio-jet fuel. QMAB utilizes a patented high-lipid local species called Nanochloropsis, which is capable of producing more than 50% oil at a rate of 240t/h/y. This enables QMAB to produce biofuel economically from microalgae. […]

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[ More ] September 17th, 2014 | No Comments | Posted in Algae-Fuel |

Nofima’s Heterotrophic Algae to Replaces Fish Oil in Salmon Feed

Nofima, the Norwegian institute of food, fisheries and aquaculture research, has shown through their experiments that heterotrophic algae can completely replace fish oil in salmon feed. The Algae meal seems to be a better alternative in various aspects The tested heterotrophic algae grow in the presence of oxygen and a carbon source, while a phototrophic […]

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[ More ] September 15th, 2014 | No Comments | Posted in Uncategorized |

Wild Flavours Company Uses Spirulina to Develop Natural Colours Range

Wild flavours company has developed a natural colour series that includes a blue colour derived from the Spirulina which gives the confectioners a natural option for fruit flavours like blueberry . Recently, confectioners had claimed that, artificial colour brilliant blue was the only acceptable option for blue coloured candies. Wild has also developed natural green […]

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[ More ] September 13th, 2014 | No Comments | Posted in Algae Non fuel products |

OriginOil Partnering with Algasol Renewables for Algae Fish Feed Production

Algasol Renewables is partnering with the US based algae company OriginOil to produce algae fish feed on a large scale. The company has already acquired the patent for a high-speed chemical-free technology called electro water separation, which is to be launched at Algasol’s facility in Bangladesh. Algasol‘s major challenge in harvesting of algae is aided […]

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[ More ] September 12th, 2014 | No Comments | Posted in Algae animal feed, Alliances |

Solarvest’s Novel Process to Produce Organic Omega-3 Algae Products

Solarvest Bioenergy Inc., a Canadian algae company, has tied up with two European facilities for the production of omega-3 using its proprietary process. The company’s production process is the world’s first used to make organic omega-3 from algae. DHA, produced at one facility, is tested by the prospective customers in European Union and North America. On […]

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Algal Systems LLC Complete Demonstration of Novel Biofuel Production

Algal Systems LLC has completed demonstration project of their new approach to biofuel production. The company has set up a demonstration plant in Alabama, where the idea of combining waste water with algae to produce biofuel is being demonstrated. This is the first energy yielding wastewater treatment process that uses carbon negative technologies to yield […]

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Computational Approaches for Microalgal Biofuel Optimization

Growing demand for fossil fuels landed up in finding a renewable source of energy. Biofuels are the promising alternative for fossil fuels. Researchers from New York University Abu Dhabi presented a review on major computational tools and approaches developed, and used in the optimization of biofuel producing algae strains. Various approaches are employed in reconstruction […]

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[ More ] September 2nd, 2014 | No Comments | Posted in Algae-Fuel-Research, Biofuel |

Algae Biomass Pellet Binders are Better Poultry Feed

Joe Moritz from Davis College of Agriculture, Natural resources and Design, West Virginia University presented his project which is at the quest for a “high quality pellet with minimal environmental impact”. Certain thermal processes can be applied during various stages of pellet production in order to compromise the availability of vitamins and amino acids. The […]

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[ More ] September 2nd, 2014 | No Comments | Posted in Algae animal feed, Research, University Research |

DOE issues Funding Opportunity Announcement for Targeted Algal Biofuels and Bioproducts

The U.S Department of Energy’s Office of Energy Efficiency and Renewable Energy intends to issue a funding opportunity Announcement (FOA) entitled “Targeted Algal Biofuels and Bioproducts“, on behalf of Bioenergy Technologies Office (BETO). A multidisciplinary consortium is being employed, in order to improve the value of proposition for algal biofuels. Several strategies focusing crop protection […]

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[ More ] August 22nd, 2014 | No Comments | Posted in Algae-Fuel, Corporates, Grants |

Algae Glycerin to Power Formula E Cars

The world’s first electric Grand Prix series will power its cars from algae glycerin. This attempt promises to promote the zero emission technologies. The generators will be powered by glycerin, which is a byproduct, in the production of biodiesel by salt water algae. The obtained fuel is nontoxic; and can also be used to power […]

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[ More ] August 22nd, 2014 | No Comments | Posted in Algae-Biodiesel, Energy-Electric power, Innovations |

Platymonas Species to Produce Biofuel with Wastewater as Growth Medium

Despite being major attraction as feedstock, microalgae are not economically feasible player in terms of cultivation cost. A recent research conducted by Guo Z, Liu Y and others focused on an ecofriendly technology for the production of biofuel from microalgae called Platymonas subcordiformis. The microalgae were grown in pretreated flounder aquaculture wastewaters taken from different […]

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DIRECT TO ETHANOL®- Algenol’s New Photobioreactor

Algenol, headquartered in Florida, U.S., is one of the hottest companies in the biofuel sector. They utilize engineered strains of cyanobacteria to obtain improved ethanol production.   The company has developed plastic film photobioreactor (PBR), DIRECT TO ETHANOL®, which makes production and collection easier. The PBR is constructed with plastic, enhanced with resins. Various performance metrics […]

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[ More ] August 18th, 2014 | No Comments | Posted in Algae-Ethanol, Algae-Fuel, Algae-Photobioreactor, Biofuel |

Bioplastic from Microalgae

Researchers from Korean Institute of Science and Technology and Korean University have developed a technology to produce succinic acid from microalgae, in order to make bioplastics. The researchers used a genetically engineered bacteria Corneybacterium glutamicum that is capable of producing amylase enzyme to disintegrate starch in algal biomass. It is an expensive and complicated process […]

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[ More ] August 18th, 2014 | No Comments | Posted in algae plastics, Biomass |

A New and Blue Antioxidant for Active Lifestyle

Cerule, an algae nutraceutical company, based in Klamath Falls (Oregon, U.S.), has developed a blue antioxidant named ‘Cyactiv’ with a unique concentration of Phycocyanin and other active compounds derived from blue- green algae.  Cyactiv is a natural product and is generally recognized as safe (GRAS) microalgae product. The composition helps to rebalance the body to […]

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ABB Partners with Renewable Algae Energy to Build Efficient Integrated Algae Production Systems

ABB, a Zurich based power and automation technology company, is now partnering with Renewable Algal Energy(RAE) at Tennessee, on commercialization of integrated algal production systems that will produce algae- based products for the nutraceutical, animal nutrition and renewable fuel markets. The system has been tested and is likely to be operated in the fourth quarter […]

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[ More ] August 5th, 2014 | No Comments | Posted in Algae-Energy, Algae-Equipments, Alliances |

Solazyme’s New Venture With Dutch’s Azko Nobel

AkzoNobel,  a Dutch multinational company excelling in the fabrication of specialty chemicals and decorative paints teams up with Solazyme for a fresh venture. The agreement includes a multi- year supply targeting annual supply of upto 10,000 MT of renewable tailored Algal oil by Solazyme. The joint venture is expected to replace the petroleum and palm- oils with […]

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Direct Conversion of Algae Biomass to Biofuel

Researchers at New Mexico State University devised a method for “Direct conversion of Algal biomass to biofuel”. This technology is announced to receive a United States patent. The underlying concept of the invention is that, under supercritical methanol conditions, the wet algae can be directly converted into crude biodiesel. The funds for the research were […]

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[ More ] July 30th, 2014 | No Comments | Posted in Alliances, Biofuel, University Research |

Cawthron’s New Technology Photobioreactor- A Boon to Blue Biotech Sector

A highly sophisticated, multi-vessel photobioreactor (PBR) is developed by the scientists at Cawthron Institute, New Zealand to improve the production of algae products. The Cawthron scientists developed the PBR in response to their industry partner’s needs to optimize the growth conditions of algae species. Further, the scientists are interested in developing the photobioreactor for the […]

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Researchers say Yellow Light Increases Lipid Production by Algae

Researchers at the University of Toronto, Canada have discovered that yellow light can be used to produce more lipids from algae. One of the major problems concerned with the biofuel collected from algae is its lower energy density. Researchers at this university used a microfluidic device which could screen for certain conditions for algae to […]

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[ More ] July 25th, 2014 | No Comments | Posted in Biofuel, Energy, Research |

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