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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 […]

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 […]

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

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 […]

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

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

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 […]

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 […]

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 […]

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 […]

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 […]

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

[ 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 […]

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

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 […]

Matrix Genetics & Proterro Partner on First Commercial Production of Spirulina

Matrix Genetics and Proterro have announced a partnership to produce high value nutritional products in Spirulina. Matrix will develop the Spirulina strains and Proterro will grow these strains on their proprietary production system. Proterro’s photobioreactor system uses a technology which converts carbon in waste CO2 into valuable products such as industrial biochemical as well as […]

Food Scientists find Spirulina to Slow Cancer Growth

Scientists from China conducted an experiment to test the effects of polypeptides of Spirulina proteins of five types of cancer. They used hydrolysis method to isolate the polypeptides in Spirulina and found 15 peptides including a new one which had the ability to slow down the growth of lung cancer cells. These polypeptides exhibited anti […]

Algae.Tec Completes Commissioning, Startup of Nutraceutical Plant

Algae.Tec Ltd. has completed commissioning and initial startup of an algae production plant in Atlanta to produce algae based nutraceutical products. The facility has a capacity of 50 tons of algae per year and also produce and test multiple algal strains based on nutritional requirements. The plant employs the company’s proprietary enclosed photobioreactor technology that […]

Japan’s Chitose Heading Abroad to Ramp up Spirulina Capacity

Japanese bioventure Chitose Laboratory has planned to quintuple blue green algae production capacity by expanding its business overseas and setting up production plants in Singapore and America. The company’s business with Spirulina as a dietary supplement is currently a domestic concern, relatively small in scale compared with foreign plans. The company plans to invest 1 […]

Frutarom to Market Algae Ingredients

Frutarom Industries Ltd. has gained worldwide marketing rights for algae products from Algalo Industries Ltd. by signing an agreement to invest in Algalo. Frutarom will invest $2.5 million in exchange for the allocation of 50% of Algalo shares to build a biotechnology facility that specializes in algae cultivation, harvesting and processing. The size of the […]

[ More ] January 6th, 2016 | No Comments | Posted in Algae Non fuel products, Alliances |

Outdoor Cultivation of Chlorella Vulgaris FSP-E in Vertical Tubular-Type Photobioreactors for Microalgal Protein Production

Scientists from Taiwan performed an experiment to cultivate Chlorella vulgaris FSP-E in vertical tubular type photobioreactors for protein production. Chlorella vulgaris FSP-E was grown in a 50-litre outdoor photobioreactors to produce microalgal proteins. Using optimum conditions, maximum biomass and protein productivity were obtained. The obtained microalgal protein contained 60.3% indispensable amino acids and hence it […]

US Natural Health Firm Aims to Help Potentially Reverse Alzheimer’s Progression through All-Natural Blue-Green Algae Supplement

Bri Nutrition, a Californian based natural health supplement company has launched a new product Klamath Blue-Green Algae Supplement which has the potential to combat the progression of Alzheimer’s along with other benefits for brain and nervous system. The product is 100% safe and natural and is available as high-protein, raw dietary supplement powder extract. It […]

Pilbara Farm Harvests Test Algae Crop for Natural Medicine Market

Plankton farms in Western Australia is planning to grow 30 tonnes of algae annually in salt water ponds. Once harvested, the algae will be dried and processed into a health supplement as a powder or tablet. The company has planned its first commercial harvest in mid-2016 and is currently testing its infrastructure systems. Source

Neiker-Tecnalia Research Centre Identifies Microalgae with Health-Giving Omega-3-Type Fatty Oil

Neiker-Tecnalia Research Centre has identified a set of microalgae species belonging to Thraustochytridos family that have high levels of lipids and DHA. The research is being funded by Department of Economic Development. The centre has developed a crop protocol suitable for the selected microalgae species which takes into consideration the influence of several factors such […]

Bunge to Market Solazyme’s Algae Oil

Solazyme has entered into a joint venture agreement with Bunge to market its microalgae oils and butter. The companies have also agreed to expand their co-funded research programs to include products in nutrition and specialty fats. Bunge’s global food oil sales and applications team will market AlgaWise ultra omega-9 fatty acid algae oil, AlgaWise high […]

[ More ] November 3rd, 2015 | No Comments | Posted in Algae Non fuel products, Algae Oils, Alliances |

Solix Algredients Launches Solasta™ Astaxanthin

Solix Algredients has launched its new product SolastaTM Astaxanthin to the B2B market. SolastaTM is a natural astaxanthin extract produced from the microalgae Haematococcus pluvialis. Solasta™ Astaxanthin can be used as a dietary supplement and also in personal care applications. Solasta™ is non-GMO, vegetarian and extracted in USA. The extraction process uses supercritical carbon-dioxide to […]

Production of High Purity Phycocyanin by Spirulina platensis using LED Based Two-stage Cultivation

Scientists from Korea performed an experiment to produce high quality phycocyanin pigment from Spirulina using LED based two-stage cultivation. Initially Spirulina was cultured under a combination of red and blue LEDs to obtain fast growth rate. Later blue LEDs were used to increase the concentration and purity of phycocyanin in Spirulina. Results showed that the […]

[ More ] October 13th, 2015 | No Comments | Posted in Algae Non fuel products, Algae Pigments, Research |

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