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Israeli ‘Super’ Seaweed Company Seakura Hopes To Solve World Food Crisis

Seakura, headquartered in Herzliya and with offices in the UK, the Netherlands and Belgium, has worked since 2006 to develop and produce its organic “super seaweed” — with one serving having double the amount of protein, iron, and fiber found in dried seaweed harvested from seawater. For every 100 grams, Seakura’s signature “sea lettuce” contains […]

[ More ] November 18th, 2017 | No Comments | Posted in Algae for food, Algae Non fuel products, Seaweed |

Maine Seaweed Exchange Formed to Standardize Quality, Promote Sales

Springtide Seaweed, LLC and leading farmed seaweed companies in Maine have come together to form the Maine Seaweed Exchange. The Maine Seaweed Exchange was created to connect buyers and sellers of organic aquacultured seaweeds. The organization’s mission is to not only provide an “exchange based marketplace for buyers and sellers of seaweed. Source

[ More ] November 18th, 2017 | No Comments | Posted in Seaweed |

Southsea Bathing Hut Launch New Organic Product Range

Portsmouth-based natural skincare company Southsea Bathing Hut have launched a brand new organic product range. The Pure Marine Bio Essence Collection comprises four products featuring seaweed paired with botanicals which grow wild on the coast of Portsmouth. The collection includes the Bi Phase Make-Up Cleanser, Foaming Facial Cleanser, Complexion Water Toner, and Facial Treatment Oil. […]

[ More ] November 18th, 2017 | No Comments | Posted in Algae cosmetics, Algae Non fuel products, Seaweed |

Indian PM tells SHGs, Fishermen to Explore Seaweed Farming

Prime Minister Narendra Modi has asked fishermen and self-help groups (SHGs) along the coast to opt for seaweed farming that has major pharmaceutical application and nutrient value. It has the potential to transform the way of farming. Seaweed, which are full of water, can be used as input in farming to fight drought. Cultivating them would […]

[ More ] November 18th, 2017 | No Comments | Posted in Algae-Cultivation-Marine, Seaweed |

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 |

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 |

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 |

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 |

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 […]

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 |

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 |

Eco-friendly Seaweed Business in Bomaderry Set to Boom

Locally-grown seaweed has been selling out faster than producers can make it. Pia Winberg opened a pilot farm in Bomaderry a year and a half ago. The tiny farm, just .05 of a hectare, produces a unique form of Australian seaweed using nutrients from waste water at Manildra. It’s a world first, in terms of offsetting waste from […]

Northwest Researchers Plan to Grow Seaweed for Fuel

Researchers at the Pacific Northwest National Laboratory in Washington are working on technology to turn seaweed into biofuel. The researchers are working on a free-floating type of seaweed cultivation, instead of the traditional anchored seaweed farm. By this technology, seaweed seedlings would be attached to a three mile-long carbon-fiber line system. That system would be attached […]

Newburyport scientist’s drone aimed at helping seaweed farmers

Over the past couple of years, drones have been utilized more and more, not only for taking stunning bird’s eye view photographs, but to boost productivity across many industries. Now, one Newburyport resident is preparing to build an aquatic drone that could make a major impact in the world of seaweed farming. Clifford “Cliff” Goudey, […]

[ More ] September 28th, 2017 | No Comments | Posted in Algae-Cultivation, Seaweed |

New Technology could bring seaweed fueled cars in future

Cars and trucks might one day run on biofuel made from seaweed with the help of two technologies being developed at the Department of Energy’s Pacific Northwest National Laboratory. The two technologies are among 18 new projects receiving $22 million in funding from DOE’s Advanced Research Projects Agency-Energy, also known as ARPA-E. The projects are […]

[ More ] September 28th, 2017 | No Comments | Posted in Algae-Fuel, Algae-Fuel-Research, Grants, Research, Seaweed |

USM Gets $1 million to Study Possibilities of Using Seaweed For Fuel

The University of Southern Mississippi will conduct research on the use of seaweed to produce energy and improve ocean health with a total of $1 million in federal grants. USM received $500,000 for research on a seaweed growth system, and another $500,000 to develop a Sargassum seaweed ranching paddock. More

[ More ] September 20th, 2017 | No Comments | Posted in Algae-Fuel, Seaweed |

New Project to Aid Seaweed R&D in Developing Nations

An initiative has received funding for research and development to address disease and pest infestations threatening the global seaweed industry, especially in developing countries. The outbreaks are causing dramatic 15 per cent yield declines, particularly in three major seaweed-producing countries of Tanzania, Philippines and Indonesia, resulting in catastrophic socio-economic impacts on communities, according to the Scottish Association for Marine Science (SAMS). […]

[ More ] September 20th, 2017 | No Comments | Posted in Research, Seaweed |

Ocean Wise Approves Two B.C. Kelp Species as Sustainable Seafood Options

Ocean Wise has given approval for two species of seaweed: giant kelp (Macrocystis pyrifera) and bull kelp (Nereocystis leutkeana), both of which are farmed along the B.C. coast. These two species of kelp can be found in everything from sushi to brownies, and they’re likely to see more of it as production continues to rise at their local […]

[ More ] September 20th, 2017 | No Comments | Posted in Algae for food, Seaweed |

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