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Researchers Turn to Seaweeds to Develop New Antibiotics

Researchers from University of Exeter,  South West England are conducting an experiment to use the antibiotic properties of seaweeds to develop new generation of antibiotics to fight against resistant super bugs. Initial experimental results have found that seaweeds have a diverse array of antimicrobial properties and some of these extracts are more effective against resistant […]

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[ More ] September 15th, 2015 | No Comments | Posted in Algae, Algae Pharmaceuticals, Research, Seaweed |

US FDA Approves Colourcon’s Spirulina for Pharma Pills

US FDA has approved Colourcon’s Spirulina extract to be used for pharma pills.  Blue and green colours are difficult to achieve using previously approved natural colourants. Pill colour plays a key role in pharmaceutical branding. It is also important in patient compliance. For generic drugmakers who are trying to make green or blue coloured pills, the […]

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New Duke-Led Consortium to Focus on Creating Food and Fuel from Algae

Researchers from Duke’s University have received a grant from U.S. Department of Energy to establish a consortium to study the extraction, development and commoditization of various products from algae. The grant is approximately $5.2 million over a period of three years. The main goal of consortium is to find different ways to reduce the cost of […]

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DSM, Evonik to Develop Algae-Based Omega-3 Fatty Acids

DSM Nutritional Products Ltd. and Evonik Nutrition have entered into an agreement to manufacture algae based omega-3 fatty acid products for animal nutrition. Under the agreement, the two companies will jointly work on the development of products and their commercialization. Algae-based omega-3 fatty acid products will be a high value, natural and sustainable alternatives to fish […]

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International Sustainability Group, Inc. Starts Monetizing their Patented Commercial Algae Production Method

International Sustainability Group, Inc. has begun its production of commercial algae in its new pilot plant located in West Chester, Pennsylvania. The company also is in the final stage of setting up a facility in Philadelphia, Mississippi to produce additional algae for making various nutraceuticals products. The making of the new pilot plant will be […]

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[ More ] July 28th, 2015 | No Comments | Posted in Algae Non fuel products, Algae-Cultivation |

DIC Corp Unveils State of the Art Spirulina Extraction Plant

Tokyo based DIC Corporation has built its $10 million state-of-the-art extraction plant for spirulina in Southern California to meet the growing demands for natural blue food colours.  The commercial production is expected to begin in September. The new extraction facility will produce DIC’s Linablue natural blue food colouring from phycocyanin extracted from Spirulina. Source

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[ More ] July 14th, 2015 | No Comments | Posted in Algae for food, Algae Non fuel products |

VetiGel Algae-Based Polymer Seals Wounds Instantly

Suneris, a biotech company has developed an algae-based polymer called VetiGel that seals wounds instantly.  When injected into a wound site, the gel can form a clot that stops the bleeding within 12 seconds and permanently heals the wound within minutes. The gel contains algae-based polymers that acts as a sealant and expedite the clotting process. […]

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New Extraction System Increases Production for Hawaii’s Cyanotech

Cyanotech Corp. has started its operations for its new astaxanthin extraction system at its 90-acre production facility in Hawaii. The new extraction system called supercritical carbon dioxide extraction system is one of the fewer than six similar systems in the world. It has double the capacity for the company’s current production. The system works by […]

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[ More ] June 16th, 2015 | No Comments | Posted in Algae Non fuel products |

Natura and Solazyme Announce Sales Agreement for Microalgae Oil

Natura Cosméticos has entered a joint agreement with Solazyme and announced that it will purchase Solazyme’s high-performance AlgaPūrTM Microalgae Oil, which will be incorporated into Natura’s multiple product lines. Natura and Solazyme have been working together for two years on several projects, to develop new formulations with Solazyme’s microalgae oils. Solazyme microalgae oil is a […]

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Bharathidasan University to set up National Repository of Microalgae

The Microbiology Department of Bharathidasan University will set up a National repository of Freshwater microalgae and Cyanobacteria with financial assistance from the Department of Biotechnology of the Union Ministry of Science and Technology. The repository with be a national centre with the existing National Facility for Marine cyanobacteria (NFMC). It would carry out detailed study […]

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[ More ] June 16th, 2015 | No Comments | Posted in Algae |

SBC Continues Tie-Up on Microalgae Research with Mitsubishi Corp

Sarawak Biodiversity Centre (SBC) has continued its collaboration with Mitsubishi Corporation on microalgae research and industrial biotechnology.  The partnership will continue for another two years in which research work will be carried out at SBC laboratories. The research will mainly focus on the discovery of new algal species, which will be developed for renewable fuels […]

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Algatechnologies, Fujifilm Join to Promote Natural Astaxanthin

Algatechnologies Ltd. has signed a supply and long-term collaboration agreement with Fujifilm Corp. in Japan for its AstaPure® natural astaxanthin ingredients. Fujifilm has already been using Algatech’s natural astaxanthin as a main ingredient for its nutrition supplement and cosmetics products line Astalift. Astalift is one of the most innovative and successful cosmetics brand in Japan. […]

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Bulgarian Spirulina Farm to Start Functioning in 3-4 Months

A facility for the production of spirulina is being built near Bulgaria’s southern city of Pazardzhik. The farm will start functioning in 3 – 4 months and will produce the dietary supplement made from blue green algae. Magic Rose OOD Company makes the investment and the total amount of investment is nearly BGN 1.5M. The […]

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[ More ] May 21st, 2015 | No Comments | Posted in Algae Non fuel products |

Algal Scientific Announces New Solution to Meet Industry Demand for Antibiotic-Free Chicken

Algal Scientific, a manufacturer of algae based products has introduced a new feeding product called Algamune™ Beta-1,3 Glucan to help the food industries produce healthier, antibiotic-free chickens. Algamune™ Beta-1,3 Glucan is the world’s first commercially produced beta glucan made from algae. This product forms a new alternative for antibiotic-free animal production. More

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SEPPIC Launches an Antioxidant Derived from Macroalgal Cell Culture

SEPPIC will launch its first cosmetic active ingredient Ephemer on the occasion of the in-cosmetics trade in April at Barcelona. Ephemer is a gametophyte extract from Undaria pinnatifida, a brown seaweed also called Wakame in Japan and harvested in Brittany by the company. According to SEPPIC, the extract obtained showed its antioxidant activity in both […]

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Glanbia, Solazyme Partner to Distribute Whole Algal Protein

Glanbia Nutritionals has announced that it will distribute Solazyme’s AlgaVia whole algal protein to the U.S. Dietary supplements market. This new addition makes the company’s position as a pioneer of innovative functional products. AlgaVia whole algal protein uses fermentation technology to produce a nutritious and minimally processed ingredient. As a whole food ingredient, AlgaVia whole […]

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[ More ] March 17th, 2015 | No Comments | Posted in Algae for food, Algae Non fuel products |

ISG Health Creates New Algae-based Nutraceutical Products

International Sustainability Group, Inc., has created its new algae product line under the name AlgaeUPTM. AlgaeUPTM will be initially manufacturing three new products – AlgaeUP™ Energy Bar, AlgaeUP™ Energy Drink mix and AlgaeUP™ supplement capsules. All the three products have been made by using spirulina as the main ingredient along with other ingredients like vegetable […]

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ISGP forms Subsidiary to Market Algae Based Nutraceutical Products

International Sustainability Group, Inc. an innovative green technology company has formed a subsidiary, ISG Health, to commercialize natural health products. This newly formed subsidiary will help ISG to enter the health and wellness market place. The nutraceutical products are being produced in ISG’s recently acquired nutraceutical manufacturing plants in Peru. Source

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[ More ] February 10th, 2015 | No Comments | Posted in Algae Non fuel products, nutraceuticals |

Algae Industry in 2014 – A Review of AIM’s and Oilgae’s Comprehensive Perspectives

Algae Industry Magazine had recently covered in great detail the growth and happening in the algae industry in 2014. This was an excellent three part blog posts. (For full details, read the blog posts from here – part 1, part 2 and part 3) I had the opportunity to read all these in detail, and […]

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Allma Launches Crispy Snacks

Portuguese based Microalgae company, Allma, has launched cereal based Chlorella pieces. The product is a blend of rice cereal and Chlorella vulgaris in multiple sizes and favours like carrots, rosemary and lemon. Having a high nutritional value and food technology characteristics, Chlorella can be used as a natural colourant. Other chlorella based products from Allma […]

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BlueOceanNutrasciences Announces Filing of Additional Patent Applications

      BlueOceanNutrasciences Inc. has announced that it has continued to expand its intellectual property portfolio with additional patent application filings. The company’s strategy of forming partnerships with strategic partners to develop and commercialize specialty astaxanthin and omega-3 products for the nutraceutical markets is augmented by its own innovations which it is capturing through a […]

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Nutrusta Launches New Health Supplement

Scientists recently discovered that when supplementary astaxanthin was provided to patients suffering from an accident, head impact, or surgery, there was significantly reduced swelling, cerebral oedema, and neurological dysfunction. Researchers at Nutrusta have tried to include pure and natural astaxanthin extracted from micro-algae in their new omega-3 Formula together with Vitamin D3. Nutrusta’s process uses supercritical […]

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[ More ] November 4th, 2014 | No Comments | Posted in Algae DHA, Algae Non fuel products, neutraceuticals |

Algae-Based Shampoo

A Japanese household goods maker has found that the medium chain fatty acid present in one of the algae species can be used as surfactant material in shampoo. The fatty acid structure is found similar to the one present in palm kernel oil, thereby an effective surface-active agent. As palm kernel oil extracted from palm […]

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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 |

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