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Cancer discovery in novel seaweed extracts

Breakthrough research confirms two unique compounds extracted from seaweed have significant cancer inhibiting properties. A series of animal studies undertaken at the prestigious McGovern Medical School, University of Texas Health Science Center in Houston (UTHealth) have shown that the two seaweed extracts – known as fucoidans – reduced tumour growth in select cancers and significantly […]

[ More ] December 7th, 2017 | No Comments | Posted in Algae Pharmaceuticals, Research, University Research |

AIDP and Algaia Introduce Satialgine DVA

AIDP and Algaia are introducing Satialgine DVA, a new alginate line that can be used to enhance texture in both vegan and non-vegan desserts. Satialgine is a seaweed extract that provides a rich and creamy profile. The product is directed towards consumers who have dairy and egg sensitivities, follow a vegan diet, or are looking […]

Space10 pavilion imagines a future where buildings produce food for residents

Presented at the annual Chart Art Fair in Copenhagen, Space10’s Algae Dome comprised a four-metre-high wooden structure wrapped in 320 metres of coiled transparent plastic tubing flowing with green microalgae. The tubing created a semi-enclosed space for visitors to sit inside, while also acting as a photo-bioreactor to produce high quantities of microalgae via photosynthesis. With Algae […]

[ More ] December 7th, 2017 | No Comments | Posted in Algae for food, Algae-Cultivation, Innovations, Research |

All-Gas enters next phase of biogas from algae project

Miguel Arias Cañete, the European Union Commissioner for Energy and Climate Action, has inaugurated the new phase in the All-Gas project in the El Torno treatment plant in Chiclana, Cadiz. Co-financed by the European Commission with the Seventh Framework Programme, the All-Gas Project aims to demonstrate the large scale production of biofuels and biogas based […]

Project on production of algae from geothermal hotsprings started in Yalova,Turkey

A new project on the production of spirulina from geothermal hot springs in Turkey, was officially opened in Yalova, Turkey. The “Water and spirulina (Microalgae) Production from Different Geothermal Waters” project has been sponsored by Yalova University Armutlu Vocational School and supported by General Directorate of Agricultural Researches and Politicals (TAGEM) of Ministry of Food, Agriculture. […]

[ More ] December 7th, 2017 | No Comments | Posted in Algae Non fuel products, Algae-Cultivation |

Explore Product Opportunities with Astaxanthin

American consumers are taking a more proactive role as managers of their personal health, wellness and nutrition. So, it’s an excellent time for producers of dietary supplements, and food and beverage manufacturers, to explore consumer product opportunities with natural astaxanthin. Algal astaxanthin provides a broad range of health benefits, which are well-established through extensive third-party […]

[ More ] December 7th, 2017 | No Comments | Posted in Algae for food, Algae Non fuel products |

Dutch designers convert algae into bioplastic for 3D printing

Dutch designers Eric Klarenbeek and Maartje Dros have developed a bioplastic made from algae, which they believe could completely replace synthetic plastics over time. Klarenbeek and Dros cultivate algae – aquatic plants – which they then dry and process into a material that can be used to 3D print objects. The designers believe that the algae polymer could be used to make everything from […]

[ More ] December 7th, 2017 | No Comments | Posted in Algae Non fuel products, algae plastics, Research |

Could tiny robots made from algae be the next big break in the fight against cancer?

Chinese university researchers have announced that a common algae has been used to make biodegradable microrobots that could detect diseases in the human body as well as attack cancer cells. The microrobots were able to release substances that attacked cancer cells during its degradation process. The devices were created from spirulina algae, which are widely […]

Fluctuating output brings seaweed prices down

A cycle of boon and bane is bringing down the price of dried seaweed. The low buying price is caused by production fluctuation from late 2015 until early 2017.  At the same time, unstable supply and price have weakened the quality of cultivated seaweed varieties. Production and prices are also vulnerable to changing weather patterns. Seaweed production […]

[ More ] December 6th, 2017 | No Comments | Posted in Algae-Cultivation, Seaweed |

MSU gets grant for power plant emission reduction, algae growth

On the heels of a successful development of algae photobioreactor (APB) technology and carbon dioxide (CO2) sequestration study with Michigan State University, PHYCO2—an algae growth and carbon dioxide sequestration company—will collaborate with MSU under a $1 million U.S. DOE grant to develop technologies that seek to transform the efficiency and operating costs to reduce power […]

NOW Foods and AlgaeHealth Announce NOW’s Launch of Astaxanthin Derived from Organic Microalgae

Natural products manufacturer NOW® and Algae Health Sciences, Inc., a subsidiary of BGG, announced NOW’s launch of Astaxanthin capsules containing AstaZine® Natural Astaxanthin derived from Organic Haematococcus pluvialis microalgae. The product is being launched in a 4mg dose with 90 capsules per bottle.  The two-piece hardshell capsules feature Capsugel’s V-caps®, which are organic compliant, certified vegan, Non-GMO Project Verified, […]

Malaysian algae project wins Newton Prize

The project, spearheaded by lead researchers from Malaysia and Britain, successfully developed an integrated microbial fuel cell prototype using tropical algae from wastewater. The concept’s benefits are three-pronged – producing enough electricity to power a small electronic device, lowering carbon dioxide levels in the atmosphere, and treating wastewater. The electricity generation can be upscaled and […]

North Korea Invests In Algae, Claims It Is “Strategic Resource”

North Korea has decided to invest in algal life, and is hoping to harness the organism and use it as a “strategic resource”. Sources believe the country has ventured into the area in the interests of national security. The researchers at Johns Hopkins believe that North Korea hopes the algae industry could soon “mitigate the […]

IU will use algae to reduce power plant emissions

A $50,000 grant from Duke Energy will fund a project at Indiana University to construct a structure of clear plastic tubes filled with algae that will convert emissions from the university’s power plant into fertilizer. Indiana University wants to improve its sustainability – and it’s turning to a novel way of recycling to do so. The […]

Oriflame launches Swedish Beauty Complex Plus an advanced wellness product that protects every cell of your body

Oriflame India, the leading cosmetic and skincare brand announces the launch of its latest and most path-breaking product in the wellness category – Swedish Beauty Complex Plus. It is an advanced amalgamation of antioxidants that promise to protect every cell of the human body against free-radical damage. An enhanced immune response, improved skin and evolved […]

Supercharged omega-3: DSM files patent on EPA-rich modified microalgae

DSM has developed a recombinant microalgae up to 20 times richer in EPA omega-3s than its host counterpart. Writing in its global patent filing, the ingredients major said such increased levels of eicosapentaenoic acid (EPA) were a result of multiplying the gene encodings responsible for polyunsaturated fatty acid (PUFA) synthase in the cell. Specifically, it […]

Fermentalg signs distribution deal with IMCD for DHA-rich algal oils

French microalgae producer Fermentalg has sealed a distribution agreement with IMCD Group for its algal oils with speciality chemicals. The Europe-wide distribution agreement includes Fermentalg’s Omega-3 rich algal oil DHA350, which was launched earlier this year, in addition to a high concentrate algal oil called DHA550 which is scheduled to launch in the first half […]

Eating Cups made of Seaweed? Indonesian Startup Markets Edible Containers to Fight Plastic Pollution

Plastic pollution has become such a problem in Indonesia that it inspired one entrepreneur to develop and sell edible containers made of seaweed, thus hoping to combat the worsening accumulation of plastic trash in the Asian nation. Evoware, the manufacturers of seaweed containers and packaging, is hoping to put a dent in the country’s plastic […]

[ More ] November 28th, 2017 | No Comments | Posted in Product Launches, Seaweed |

Seaweed could fuel 10% of US transportation needs, say scientists

The case for seaweed as a viable material for biofuel has been strengthened after an ocean research, exploration, and education organisation received $5.7m of funding from a sector of the U.S. Department of Energy. Woods Hole Oceanographic Institution (WHOI) was granted the money by the Advanced Research Projects Agency-Energy (ARPA-E) to for two projects that develop tools and […]

[ More ] November 22nd, 2017 | No Comments | Posted in Algae-Fuel, Seaweed |

MKU signs agreement with US start-up

Madurai Kamaraj University (MKU) signed a memorandum of agreement (MoA) with Algoma Algal Biotechnology (AABT), a limited liability company (LLC) started through the research work at University of Wisconsin-Oshkosh (UWO) in the US, for mutual transfer of knowledge and technology in the field of producing bio-fuel from micro-algae. The research team in MKU had identified certain […]

Israeli ‘Super’ Seaweed Company Seakura Hopes To Solve World Food Crisis

Seakura, headquartered in Herzliya and with offices in the UK, the Netherlands and Belgium, has worked since 2006 to develop and produce its organic “super seaweed” — with one serving having double the amount of protein, iron, and fiber found in dried seaweed harvested from seawater. For every 100 grams, Seakura’s signature “sea lettuce” contains […]

[ More ] November 18th, 2017 | No Comments | Posted in Algae for food, Algae Non fuel products, Seaweed |

Corbion Expects to Lower Costs for Algae-based Ingredients

Corbion nv executives had a discussion on how the acquisition of TerraVia Holdings, Inc., an algae-based ingredients company, could benefit Corbion. Enzymes in Corbion’s bakery ingredients and antimicrobials in its meat ingredients are two promising areas. Amsterdam-based Corbion also hopes to bring down the costs of algae-based ingredients. Costs of algae-based oil potentially could become more comparable to […]

[ More ] November 18th, 2017 | No Comments | Posted in Algae for food, Algae Non fuel products |

Scientists Promote New Method of Algal Hydrogen Production

Changing the way the nation generates and consumes energy is at the heart of a new NSF grant awarded to Arizona State University and Kevin Redding, professor in the School of Molecular Sciences and director of the Center for Bioenergy and Photosynthesis (CB&P). The goal of Redding and his research group is to obtain industrial […]

IIT Roorkee Creates ‘low-cost’ Fuel from Algae

Researchers at the Indian Institute of Technology (IIT) Roorkee have come up with a new method for production of biodiesel from microalgae, which they claim is low-cost and more effective. Elaborating on the research, professor BR Gurjar, head of centre for transportation systems of the institute said, “Microalgae are considered to be one of the […]

AlgaeHealth Adds Non GMO Status to List of Astaxanthin Certifications

Algae Health Sciences, Inc. has announced it has joined the ranks of astaxanthin suppliers that have achieved Non GMO Project Verified status on its ingredients. The company joined the Natural Algae Astaxanthin Association (NAXA), a group dedicated to highlighting differences between algae derived ingredients and chemically synthesized versions of astaxanthin that are on the market. […]

[ More ] November 18th, 2017 | No Comments | Posted in Algae Non fuel products |

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