Comprehensive Algae Fuels Report

A detailed report on all aspects of the algae fuel value chain, the Comprehensive Oilgae Report will be of immense help to those who are on the threshold of investing in algae biofuels. More »

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Compiled by a diverse team of experts, with experience in scientific and industrial fields, the Comprehensive Report for Wastewater Treatment Using Algae is the first report that provides in-depth analysis and insights on this important field. It uses innumerable data and information from a wide variety of expert sources and market studies, and distills these inputs and data into intelligence and a roadmap that you can use. More »

Comprehensive Guide for Algae-based Carbon Capture

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Comprehensive Report on Attractive Algae Product Opportunities

The report provides an overview of the wide range of non-fuel applications of algae – both current and future prospects. It will provide entrepreneurs with an idea of how to derive more benefits from their algal energy ventures. The report provides detailed case studies, success stories and factoids of companies that have been involved in the algae products venture More »

Comprehensive Castor Oil Report

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Algaia Completes Deal with Cargill’s Alginate Firm to Strengthen Seaweed Portfolio

Algaia has strengthened its growth in specialty marine ingredients by acquiring Cargill’s Alginate business and manufacturing plant. The newly acquired plant is strategically positioned in Lannilis, Brittany next to a large natural brown seaweed resource where over 60,000 tons of fresh biomass are collected annually in a sustainable and regulated manner. It should be mentioned […]

[ More ] January 17th, 2017 | No Comments | Posted in Seaweed |

Why Algae may be the Superfood of 2017?

A research consortium “Algae for a Healthy World” is working on a project to make microalgae a solution for world hunger as well as a nutritional food source. But in order to achieve that an improved biotechnological solution is needed. The project is at its early stages, following a late 2016 launch, with discussions taking […]

[ More ] January 17th, 2017 | No Comments | Posted in University Research |

Korean Scientists Develop Manufacturing Technology for Eco-friendly Algae Bioplastics

Scientists from Korea have developed a new technology to produce eco-friendly bioplastics using seaweed. This is the first of its kind to use lipids from algae. The existing process requires high temperatures and pressure and uses strong oxidizers, but the scientists have reduced the level of energy consumption and formation of environmental pollutants. But the […]

[ More ] January 10th, 2017 | No Comments | Posted in Algae Non fuel products, Research |

Sun Chlorella Set For Major New Campaign

Sun Chlorella is set to launch a major new campaign in UK aimed at leveraging the positive appeal of Chlorella. The Sun Chlorella PR campaign will highlight the product’s uses and new research into its benefits. The company is also looking to discuss the unique technology, DYNO-Mill technology, used in the manufacture of its products. […]

[ More ] January 10th, 2017 | No Comments | Posted in Algae Non fuel products |

Super Crop Safe Gets License to Manufacture and Supply Spirulina

Super Crop Safe has announced that it has received license from FSSAI to manufacture and supply spirulina. This will facilitate the company to expand the market of Spirulina and its product mix in domestic as well as international market. Super Crop Safe Limited was incorporated as a private limited Company under the Companies Act by […]

[ More ] January 4th, 2017 | No Comments | Posted in Algae Non fuel products |

Kinetics of Inorganic Carbon-Limited Freshwater Algal Growth at High pH

Researchers from US performed a study to quantify the growth and inorganic carbon utilization of mixed freshwater green algal culture at high pH. Algal cultures were supplied with different initial media inorganic carbon concentrations and maintained in a controlled environment with an initial pH of 10.3. Characteristic and comparative studies indicated that the determined stoichiometric […]

Molecular Velcro Boosts Microalgae’s Potential in Biofuel, Industrial Applications

Scientists from Michigan State University have engineered Molecular Velcro into cyanobacteria, boosting this microalgae’s biofuel viability as well as its potential for other research. This research may improve the efficiency of harvesting algae as well as improve the artificial microbial communities for sustainable biofuel production. In the study, the team focused on surface proteins of […]

Eco-friendly apparel and textiles for babies and infants

Sure, this post has nothing to do with biofuels or renewable energy, but more with eco-friendly and sustainable products. I have been looking at the eco-friendly and sustainable products domain for quite a while. What I discovered was that for most people, use of these products had more of a feel-good, nice-to-have business case rather than […]

New CFIA-Approved Algae Product Enriches Pork, Milk and Eggs

Algae nutritional products from Alltech are now registered with the Canadian Food Inspection Agency (CFIA) for use in the diets of pigs, dairy cows and laying hens. The DHA found within algae can naturally enrich pork, milk and eggs. Canadian dairy, swine and layer producers will be able to market their DHA-enriched products as value-added […]

[ More ] December 22nd, 2016 | No Comments | Posted in Algae Non fuel products |

ZIVO, Nutriquest to Partner on Algal Compounds

ZIVO Bioscience Inc., a company dedicated to the development and commercialization of nutritional compounds and NutriQuest LLC, a leader in animal health and nutrition solutions have partnered to  jointly develop and test animal nutrition products derived from the proprietary ZIVO algae strain. Product formulation and validation may begin as early as February 2017 in NutriQuest […]

[ More ] December 22nd, 2016 | No Comments | Posted in Algae animal feed, Algae Non fuel products, Alliances |

Novel System for Microalgae Cultivation

Scientists from Israel conducted a study where a new Arduino-based LED system was introduced for cultivation of various microalgae species. The system is based on RGB (APA102C) LEDs connected to an external Arduino microcontroller allowing flexibility via programming, modification, and upgrades. Results showed that the low cost, open source LED system could provide versatile light […]

[ More ] December 15th, 2016 | No Comments | Posted in Algae-Cultivation, University Research |

Algae Natural Food and Cargill to Grow Eco-Designed Microalgae

Algae Natural Food and Cargill have partnered to grow organic microalgae in Strasbourg’s port area. As part of the partnership, a pilot plant has just been installed on the malt house site. Algae Natural Food will transform the Cargill Malt Processing Water and CO2 into a source of energy and nutrients for the cultivation of […]

[ More ] December 15th, 2016 | No Comments | Posted in Algae-Cultivation, Alliances |

Chinese Astaxanthin Wins EU Novel Foods Approval

Chinese company BGG’s AstaZine line of natural astaxanthin ingredients has received Novel Food approval from the Food Safety Authority of Ireland and has extended its range of products into Europe. Following the approval, AstaZine can be used in food supplements at the current levels of usage. There is no fixed dose level in EU but […]

[ More ] December 8th, 2016 | No Comments | Posted in Algae Non fuel products |

BETO Announces Notice of Intent for the Development of Algae-Based Biofuels

Bioenergy Technologies Office (BETO) has intended to issue a funding opportunity announcement (FOA) for up to $8 million. The FOA, entitled Productivity Enhanced Algae and Tool-Kits (PEAK), will support innovative technologies and approaches to help advance bioenergy and bioproducts from algae. These projects will support the development of cost-competitive biofuels from algal biomass by focusing […]

[ More ] December 8th, 2016 | No Comments | Posted in Algae-Biodiesel, Algae-Fuel |

DIC Corp Pumps $13m into Spirulina-Derived Natural Blue Colour Extraction Facility in California

DIC Corporation is investing $13m into expanding production capacity of Linablue, a natural blue colour obtained from Spirulina in California. The algae is being grown by Earthrise Nutritionals. The move follows an initial investment of $10m made in November 2013, with new facilities scheduled to come online in 2018. More

[ More ] November 29th, 2016 | No Comments | Posted in Algae Non fuel products, Algae Pigments, nutraceuticals |

Cellana, Piveg Announce Algae Production Partnership

Algae firms Piveg and Cellana have announced that they signed a letter of intent for joint production and commercialization of products from algae biomass including omega-3 oils. Under the new agreement for joint development and commercialization, Cellana will supply Piveg with algae material from its Kona, Hawaii facility, which Piveg will use in its existing […]

[ More ] November 29th, 2016 | No Comments | Posted in Algae Non fuel products, Omega 3 Fatty Acids |

Bioplastics Market & Strategy Consulting – from Bioplastics Guide

EAI had been studying the bioplastics industry for the past few years and in the recent past we had the opportunity to look at the sector, in India and worldwide at close quarters. Based on these, we have put together an exclusive team to provide strategic and market consulting for the global bioplastics industry. If […]

[ More ] November 29th, 2016 | No Comments | Posted in algae chemicals, Algae Non fuel products, Algae Polymers |

Overview of Bioplastics – Classifications, Uses, Feedstock, End of Life Options – Bioplastics Guide

The Bioplastics Guide, which was started by EAI as a specialized division to provide strategy and market consulting for the bioplastics and biopolymers segments, has a useful section that provides an overview of bioplastics. The following are the main topics discussed in this section: Bioplastics and its classification Feedstock used to make Bioplastics Biodegradable plastics […]

[ More ] November 29th, 2016 | No Comments | Posted in algae chemicals, Algae Non fuel products, Algae Polymers |

Bioplastics Uses and Applications – Current, Emerging Markets – Bioplastics Guide

The Bioplastics Guide, an initiative by EAI, is a focussed consulting and market research division for the global bioplastics and biopolymers sectors. The Guide has an interesting section that provides an overview of the end use segments and applications for bioplastics. Get to know more about the current and emerging end use segments for bioplastics […]

[ More ] November 29th, 2016 | No Comments | Posted in renewable chemicals |

Allmicroalgae Prepares for Large Scale Production of Algae-Based Omega-3

Allmicroalgae Natural Products S.A., has decided to enter the algae Omega-3 market through large scale production of Nannochloropsis oceanica. Currently, they’re working with strategic partners within the supplement industry to test Nannochloropsis. In addition to continuing production of phototrophically grown Chlorella and the omega-3 opportunity, another focus area is to finalise the development of microalgae […]

Increased Carbon Capture Capacity of Alkaline Microalgae

Highly alkaline solutions (pH ≥ 10) absorb CO2 rapidly from atmosphere. Hence, alkaliphilic microalgal strains, which thrive and grow in alkaline media, constitute an efficient means of atmospheric CO2 capture. In this study, scientists from Toledo performed an experiment where effect of increasing the media alkalinity on algal growth and the resulting improvement in CO2 […]

Production Expansion for Linablue Spirulina Based Coloring

DIC Corporation have announced that it will expand the production capacity of its California-based subsidiary Earthrise Nutritionals, LLC for Linablue, a natural blue food coloring derived from edible algae Spirulina. Investment in this project, estimated at approximately US$13 million, follows the investment of around US$10 million in November 2013 for its first expansion. The planned […]

[ More ] November 16th, 2016 | No Comments | Posted in Algae for food, Algae Non fuel products |

Canada Showcases New Algae Biorefinery to Reduce CO2 Emissions

The government of Canada is supporting clean energy research, development and technology demonstration at all stages of the innovation spectrum, from high-risk, early-stage research that can deliver transformative energy solutions, to later-stage technology demonstrations to help speed the commercialization and adoption of cleaner energy technologies. Canada’s first algal biorefinery demonstration project, a collaborative research effort […]

[ More ] November 8th, 2016 | No Comments | Posted in Algae-Carbon-Capture, Algae-CO2-Capture |

CMFRI Transfers Seaweed Farming Technology to Andamans

Seaweed farming industry is set to get a major boost with the Central Marine Fisheries Research Institute (CMFRI) transferring its technology of seaweed cultivation to the Andaman administration. A feasibility study conducted in the seawater inundated areas in south Andaman by a team of CMFRI scientists that these regions are highly prospective for the seaweed […]

[ More ] November 1st, 2016 | No Comments | Posted in Algae, Seaweed |

New Discovery Offers Potential for Algae Biofuel Production

Scientists from US have discovered a way to make algae better oil producers without sacrificing growth. They identified a mutation in the green alga Chlamydomonas which substantially removes a constraint that is widely observed in micro-algae where the highest yields of oil can only be obtained from starving cultures. They found that there was a […]


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