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Algaetech International to Commence Work on Brunei Astaxanthin Production Facility by Year-end

Malaysian BioNexus-status company, Algaetech International Sdn Bhd has planned to commence construction of its second astaxanthin production facility at Brunei by year end. The Brunei facility will be built on a 2.023 hectare site leased from Brunei Economic Development Board. The new plant costs slightly more than the RM27 million Malaysian factory. Nearly 80% of […]

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[ More ] May 28th, 2016 | No Comments | Posted in Algae Non fuel products |

Algae.Tec Ltd Shares Gain on Nutraceutical Supply Agreement for Algae

Algae Tec Ltd.’s shares have surged following an agreement signed with Gencor, a worldwide supplier of health supplements. The supply agreement gives Gencor, the rights to buy all of the algae oil and powders produced by Algae.Tec plant in Georgia, U.S.A. for nutraceutical applications. Algae.Tec’s plant is designed to initially produce 50 tonnes per year […]

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Modified Microalgae Converts Sunlight into Valuable Medicine

Scientist from Denmark have performed an experiment to produce valuable chemicals such as cancer treatment drugs from microalgae. The main idea behind this experiment is to hijack a portion of the energy produced by microalgae from their photosynthetic systems. By redirecting that energy to a genetically modified part of the cell capable of producing various […]

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Seaweed Farm Examines Biofuel Potential

Scientists from Swansea University have installed a new seaweed farm in Pembroke Dock to examine the biofuel potential of the seaweed. The project funded by Engineering & Physical Sciences Research Council also aims to discover more about the use of seaweed as food. The farm is an original design and its new structure is part […]

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[ More ] May 19th, 2016 | 1 Comment | Posted in Algae-Fuel-Research, Seaweed, University Research |

Allahabad University Research Scholar Prepares Cookie from Spirulina

A young research scholar from Allahabad University has prepared a cookie from the green algae Spirulina. The tasty biscuits which have been patented were assessed in a food laboratory. After analysis, it was found that the biscuits had higher percentage of moisture, proteins, fat, crude fibre, ash, calcium, phosphorus and iron. Experimental results showed that […]

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Friend of the Sea Launches New Standard for Sustainable Seaweed

Friend of the Sea (FoS) has introduced a new standard for the certification of seaweed from sustainable harvesting and farming. The standard aims to protect seaweeds from overfishing as they serve as a crop as well as a habitat for hundreds of other ocean species. Seaweeds are an important raw material for many industries. Although […]

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[ More ] May 19th, 2016 | No Comments | Posted in Seaweed |

Multiple Effect Evaporators replaced with Algal Technology

Phycospectrum Environmental Research Centre (PERC) from India has developed and successfully demonstrated microalgae based technology for reverse osmosis at Brintons Carpets Asia Pvt ltd, India. The R/O reject from Brintons has a TDS of 20,000 to 25,000 mg/L and this was continuously loaded into a 10 KL demonstration plant in which selected microalgae were also […]

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[ More ] May 12th, 2016 | No Comments | Posted in Algae Waste Water Treatment |

Algae in Mix for Jet Biofuel

Scientists from Australia have found that a freshwater macroalgae Oedogonium native to Australia could be used to create a high quality, renewable biofuel that could be mixed with jet fuel, gasoline and diesel. Thus, jet aeroplanes may one day be powered with biofuel made from algae. Source

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TerraVia and Bunge Launch AlgaPrime DHA for the Specialty Feed Ingredients Market

TerraVia and Bunge Limited have launched native, whole algae DHA as a sustainable, specialty feed ingredient for the aquaculture market. AlgaPrime™ DHA will be produced at the companies’ SB Renewable Oils joint venture facility in Brazil. The companies will act as distributors. AlgaPrime™ DHA is their first major new product which could offer a non-marine […]

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NAXA Enters into Partnership with UNPA for Astaxanthin

Natural Algae Astaxanthin Association and United Natural Products Alliance have signed a Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) to focus on boosting awareness of algal astaxanthin. UNPA will help NAXA to advance the state of natural algal astaxanthin dietary supplement education, research, safety and quality at both national and international levels. Source

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[ More ] April 26th, 2016 | No Comments | Posted in Algae Non fuel products |

EPA Approves Joule’s Advanced Biofuel Pathway

US EPA has approved a renewable energy pathway filed by Joule Unlimited Technologies to generate D5 advanced biofuels renewable identification numbers (RINs) for its algae based ethanol under renewable fuel standard. Joule’s process produces advanced ethanol from cyanobacteria using a proprietary production process called Helioculture Sunflow-E ethanol process. In this process, cyanobacteria acts as a […]

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[ More ] April 26th, 2016 | No Comments | Posted in Algae-Ethanol, Algae-Fuel |

Aviation Community Signs MoA for Production of Aviation Jet Fuel from Algae

Aviation community has signed a memorandum of agreement with Aerospace Malaysia Innovation Centre (AMIC), Airbus Group, University of Malaya, University Malaysia Terengganu, The University of Nottingham Malaysia Campus, and University of Kebangsaan Malaysia for offshore cultivation of tropical macroalgae for the production of aviation jet fuel. While the universities focus on different technologies of algae […]

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New Algal Turf Scrubbers to Clean Water and Create Biomass for Renewable Fuel

Researchers funded by the Energy Department have developed algal flow ways or algal turf scrubbers to manage nutrient loading and improve fresh water, marine and estuarine communities. In these systems, filamentous algae are installed near stormwater or wastewater runoff sites and harvested with mechanical farm equipment. The highly productive, easily harvested, dewatered turf algae is […]

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Scandinavian Microalgae Producer Selects Heliospectra LED Grow Light System

Heliospectra AB has partnered with Scandinavian Microalgae Producer to develop a new LED lighting system based on the LX60 series, to be used in their patented production system in Norway. With this new production technology, the customer has developed a new technology solution producing high-quality products derived from microalgae for food, animal feed, and industrial […]

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[ More ] April 15th, 2016 | No Comments | Posted in Algae-Cultivation, Photobioreactors |

AstaZine Astaxanthin Granted Successful NDI Petition

AlgaeLife Sciences has announced that it has successfully petitioned FDA for a New Dietary Ingredients Notification for its flagship astaxanthin line, AstaZine. AstaZine natural astaxanthin is derived from microalgae Haematococcus pluvialis which is cultivated in fully closed glass tube photobioreactors free from contamination. AstaZine is available in various forms such as 2% water-soluble powder, organic-certified […]

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New Seaweed-based Material Could Replace Plastic Packaging

A new Japanese design company AMAM is developing an eco-friendly product to package goods. The product, Agar Plasticity, is derived from agar obtained from red marine algae. The manufacturing process involves dissolving of agar powder in water and pouring it into a mold which is then allowed to freeze for approximately 2 days. The frozen […]

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[ More ] March 29th, 2016 | No Comments | Posted in Algae Products and Applications, Research |

New Frontier Foods Plans Seaweed Plant in US

New Frontier Foods has planned to open a seaweed production plant in US, which is the first of its kind in the country. The plant will open in the second quarter of this year and will be located in Southern California. The facility will produce seaweed snacks for private label as well as under the […]

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[ More ] March 29th, 2016 | No Comments | Posted in Algae for food, Seaweed |

AstaPure to be sold in Mexico for the First Time

Astaxanthin supplier Algatechnologies has partnered with NaturaExtracta to distribute its product AstaPure astaxanthin in Mexico for the first time. The product will be sold to companies in the dietary supplements, cosmetics and personal care market. It is expected that the sales of dietary supplements in Mexico will increase by 4% a year by 2020, to […]

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BFAR Project Eyes to Boost Seaweed Farm

Bureau of Fisheries and Aquatic Resources has established a seaweed farm at Cagayan Valley in Philippines, which is expected to increase the fisher folk’s income. The continuous increase of seaweeds production particularly Gracilaria has prompted the fisheries bureau to establish a seaweed warehouse in this area. Consumer acceptance for these products is high especially among […]

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[ More ] March 5th, 2016 | No Comments | Posted in Algae, Seaweed |

MSC, ASC Collaborate to Set Global Standard for Seaweed

Marine Stewardship Council (MSC) and Aquaculture Stewardship Council (ASC) have collaborated to create a global standard for certifying seaweed operations. The seaweed standard will demonstrate mutual sustainability principles and standard systems, referencing best available scientific understanding and industry practices, that conform to international norms of good conduct, including FAO Guidelines for Eco labelling and ISEAL […]

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[ More ] March 5th, 2016 | No Comments | Posted in Seaweed |

Trial of New Seaweed Harvesting Methods to Begin in Connemara

A trail of new methods of harvesting seaweeds is expected to begin in Connemara in few weeks. Two boats are being brought for this purpose from Canada by the company Ascidian Sea Plants in order to show the harvesting methods used in Nova Scotia. The trial will be conducted in ArramaraTeoranta seaweed industry, which has […]

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[ More ] March 5th, 2016 | No Comments | Posted in Algae, Algae-Harvesting, Seaweed |

AlgaeLife Created to Focus on Nutritional Ingredients from Algae Starting with Astaxanthin

BGG, a worldwide leader in Astaxanthin production has created a subsidiary, Algae Life Sciences Inc. which will focus mainly on Astaxanthin production. The company will go to market simply as AlgaeLife and will have offices in USA, Switzerland, Japan and China. Though it will be a separate corporate entity, it will continue to utilize BGG’s […]

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[ More ] March 5th, 2016 | No Comments | Posted in Algae, Algae Non fuel products |

Energetic Feasibility of Milking Process for Algal Fuel Production Using Biofilm Photobioreactor for Growth of Microalgae

Scientists from Western Australia have performed an experiment to reduce the energy consumption for producing fuels from algae. The new technique also prevents following harvesting technique which is critical in algae cultivation. The new method follows cultivation of microalgae on a biofilm photobioreactor. Preliminary energetic feasibility analysis have been carried out. Results show that for […]

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[ More ] February 26th, 2016 | No Comments | Posted in Algae-Cultivation, Algae-Fuel, Photobioreactors, Research |

CAER Partners with Lianhenghui Investment Company to Construct Algae Production Facility

Algae and Biofuels Laboratory at CAER has partnered with Lianhenghui Investment Company to construct a five-acre algae production facility in China. The facility will use novel photobioreactor technology for growing algae which will be used for the production of nutraceuticals, bioplastics and fuels. The company is also constructing a similar smaller facility which will employ […]

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NREL Boosts Algae Fuel Yields through Improved Process

National Renewable Energy Laboratory has developed a new biorefinery process to increase the yield of fuel from algae biomass. In traditional process, the algae produce lipids that get converted into fuels. But NREL, in a previous research work used solid-liquid separation process to convert carbohydrates into fermentable sugars which could be converted to ethanol. In […]

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