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Queensland algae could be used to tackle obesity

Queensland-grown algae is being touted as the next superfood to fight cardiovascular disease, cut obesity and tackle inflammatory disease. Researchers from the University of Southern Queensland and James Cook University are working with MBD Energy to create an algae industry in regional Queensland. Source

Donegal seaweed company hopes to establish ‘strong partnerships’ in the US

Donegal-based Algaran Teoranta is one of 15 companies who will be showcasing the North West’s ‘entrepreneurship and innovation’ when they travel to Boston Massachusetts next month as part of a joint collaboration between Councils in Donegal and Derry/Strabane. The trip is part of the region’s strategy to promote inward investment and provide local businesses access […]

[ More ] October 27th, 2017 | No Comments | Posted in Alliances, Seaweed |

Eni using algae to capture carbon dioxide

The Italian oil and gas major has developed an industrial-scale pilot plant using algae to capture CO2 and is looking at scaling up the project. The company uses a technology developed and patented by an Austrian company. More

Is North Korea Going Green? The Strategic Potential of Algae Production

A new algal research facility just outside of Wonsan, North Korea, suggests growing interest in developing algae as a strategic resource to diversify sources of energy supplies and improve agricultural production, which could over time reduce the country’s vulnerability to sanctions. The North Korean government is developing thousands of rural open ponds producing algae and […]

[ More ] October 27th, 2017 | No Comments | Posted in Algae-Cultivation, Algae-Cultivation-Open-Pond |

Cardax and GNC Sign Mutual Exclusivity Agreement for ZanthoSyn®

Cardax, Inc. has entered into a mutual exclusivity agreement with General Nutrition Corporation (“GNC”) for ZanthoSyn, the Company’s premium astaxanthin dietary supplement for inflammatory health and longevity. The exclusivity agreement covers the use of ZanthoSyn as a human dietary supplement, with an initial term of two years and provides for automatic renewals. More

Maine University Getting More Than $1M for Seaweed-To-Energy

A Maine university is receiving more than $1.3 million in federal money to develop methods for the U.S. to become a leader at utilizing seaweed for uses such as energy. The U.S. Department of Energy is giving the money to the University of New England over three years. The award is part of a program called Macroalgae […]

Marine Biological Lab Developing New Seaweed Harvest Methods

The Marine Biological Laboratory in Woods hole has received a grant to develop innovative cultivation and harvesting technologies for year round production of seaweeds in tropical and subtropical U.S. Waters. The award is one of 18 projects funded by an arm of the federal Department of Energy. Termed the Mariner project, the effort seeks to […]

[ More ] October 27th, 2017 | No Comments | Posted in Algae-Cultivation, Seaweed |

ExxonMobil To Expand Its R&D Facility In New Jersey

Oil major ExxonMobil has disclosed that it is expanding its research and development facility located in Clinton, New Jersey. The expansion of the center which currently undertakes research in carbon capture technologies and algae biofuel will be completed in 2019. Once completed it is expected to enhance collaboration within the organization and ensure that new […]

[ More ] October 27th, 2017 | No Comments | Posted in Algae-Cultivation-Biofuel, Algae-Fuel |

Wild Irish Seaweed to double production in West Clare

West Clare-based family business Wild Irish Seaweed is set to double its production and increase its workforce following a €200,000 investment. The company, which was established in 2010 by Gerard and Eileen Talty, will be visited by Deputy Pat Breen, Minister of State for Trade, Employment, Business, EU Digital Single Market and Data Protection. Based in Quilty, Wild […]

[ More ] October 27th, 2017 | No Comments | Posted in Algae-Cultivation, Seaweed |

$100K grant to enable Buxton seaweed company to scale up

VitaminSea LLC, a family-owned seaweed harvesting and processing company based in Buxton, received a Phase I $10,000 grant through the U.S. Department of Agriculture’s Small Business Innovation Research Program to fund a concept study for larger-scale commercialization of its seaweed products. VitaminSea harvests seaweed from Maine sources and creates health products from the seaweed, including […]

Sequim scientists developing seaweed line as next wave of future in fuel

Officials with the Department of Energy’s Pacific Northwest National Laboratory recently announced it received funding to investigate making seaweed, or macroalgae, into biofuel from a new autonomous rope system that floats along the ocean. In 2018, Huesemann will lead the effort to design and produce the NOMAD system, or Nautical Offshore Macroalgal Autonomous Device, that […]

[ More ] October 27th, 2017 | No Comments | Posted in Algae-Cultivation, Algae-Fuel, Seaweed |

Zifam Pinnacle releases Optica AZ eye health supplement

Australian health and wellness supplement company Zifam Pinnacle has announvced that one of its top-selling products, Optica AZ, is currently available in the U.S. marketplace. Optica AZ is designed for people who are wearing glasses or contact lenses, or someone sitting at a computer for too long or gets dry eyes. Optica AZ is formulated to support and maintain […]

The pond scum that could fuel jet planes

Scientists from University of Tokyo are researching to use euglena, a type of microalgae found in fresh and salty water for food, fuel and pharmaceuticals. Euglena, during photosynthesis, produce certain oils or lipids that can be used as nutritional supplements and also as a potent biofuel. The oil from euglena is chemically similar to kerosene but […]

AstaReal Showcases New Cold-Water-Dispersible Astaxanthin Powder at SupplySide West 2017

At this year’s SupplySide West trade show, AstaReal highlighted its latest research and product innovations in the astaxanthin category. The company featured a new, cold-water-soluble astaxanthin ingredient, AstaReal CWS25, which can be incorporated into cold beverages without settling or staining the neck ring of the bottle. The company said that the new astaxanthin ingredient is […]

Enzyme-made seaweed compounds show much prebiotic and nutraceutical potential

Seaweed-derived bioactive compounds produced using enzymes present a wealth of opportunities in the development of novel prebiotic and nutraceutical food applications. Researchers point to the enzyme assisted extraction and hydrolysis of macromolecules as pivotal in enhancing compound properties that include prebiotic, antioxidant and anti-inflammatory effects. More

UNE lands $1.3M grant to develop new technologies for seaweed production

The United States Department of Energy awarded the University of New England a three-year, nationally competitive research grant for $1.32 million to develop technologies that will enable the United States to become a leading producer of seaweed. UNE’s award is part of a new program called Mariner, which stands for “Macroalgae Research Inspiring Novel Energy […]

[ More ] October 19th, 2017 | No Comments | Posted in Algae-Cultivation, Research, Seaweed, University Research |

BDI to construct innovative algae production plant in Austria

Internationally renowned company BDI-BioEnergy International has planned to implement an in-house developed algae technology, together with its subsidiary BDI-BioLife Science GmbH. The Styrian plant manufacturer BDI-BioEnergy International AG is investing roughly 16 million euros in the construction of an industrial plant for production of algae biomass. As a first step, BDI-BioLife Science GmbH will produce algae-based additives for […]

Algae Extract Can Effectively Treat Hair Loss

Perfect Hair Focus, the Irwindale, California based supplier of hair serum and hair growth shampoo and conditioner, has highlighted how algae extract can benefit hair growth as a part of their 2017 campaign for promoting natural haircare products. Hair loss is a common problem for both men and women with more than 50 million people suffering […]

How Nienke Hoogvliet Reimagines Seaweed as Textile

Dutch designer Nienke Hoogvliet sees seaweed as an opportunity for sustainable creativity.  For the past two years, Hoogvliet has been focused on the potential of using seaweed as textile, embracing a zero-waste approach to her material designs.  At first, she found a yarn made of sea algae. She dreamed of a circular process, where the seaweed is not only […]

[ More ] October 13th, 2017 | No Comments | Posted in Algae Non fuel products, Seaweed |

New food packaging made from seaweed instead of plastic

Evoware, an Indonesian based startup has designed a new food packaging made from seaweed. The wrapper is nutritious if it’s eaten, and if it ends up as litter, it naturally biodegrades. A waffle vendor in Belgium is one of the early customers testing new food packaging made from seaweed instead of plastic. Because the new packaging dissolves in hot […]

Solar energy to be replaced with seaweed energy

It seems like solar energy will soon be replaced by the newly emerging energy generated from seaweeds. The U.S. Department of Energy has recently awarded $1.5 million to two of Hawaii businesses for developing offshore seaweed as a probable source for clean energy. The U.S. Department of Energy’s Advanced Research Projects Agency-Energy (ARPA-E) provided the […]

AlgaPrime DHA receives Aquaculture Innovation Award

AlgaPrimeDHA, a sustainable, omega-3-rich whole algae ingredient produced by the joint venture partnership of Corbion, N.V. and Bunge, has received the 2017 Global Aquaculture Innovation Award from the Global Aquaculture Alliance. The Global Aquaculture Alliance (GAA) is a standards-setting organization for aquaculture seafood. The GAA established the award in 2012 to recognize individuals and companies […]

Seaweed farming research gets federal funding boost

Research on improving the growth, harvest and transport of farmed sugar kelp at the University of Alaska Fairbanks is getting a financial boost with a $500,000 grant from the U.S. Department of Energy. Leading the research project will be Michael Stekoll, a biochemist with a joint appointment at the UAF College of Fisheries and Ocean […]

[ More ] October 11th, 2017 | No Comments | Posted in Research, Seaweed, University Research |

Renewable, Algae-based Footwear Developed

Scientists at University of California have developed algae-based, renewable flip-flops that could be an environment friendly alternative to petroleum-based slippers – the go-to footwear in countries like India and China. The flip-flops, shoe soles and other polyurethane products scientists make from living algae oil are “sustainable” because the carbon to construct them was pulled from […]

Kelp Farm gets $450k Federal Boost

A Los Angeles, California-area aquaculture farm – the first in the US permitted in federal waters — has begun work on its newest crop, giant sea kelp, with the help of a Department of Energy grant. The main goal of the project is to reduce cow flatulence. Catalina Sea Ranch has received $450,000 to kickoff […]

[ More ] October 5th, 2017 | No Comments | Posted in Seaweed |

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