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Sargassum seaweed spotted on Mayaro beaches

The Office of Disaster Preparedness and Management (ODPM) said confirmed sightings have been made of sargassum on Mayaro beaches. The ODPM said it received reports of significant quantities of seaweed off the south-eastern coast of Trinidad, mainly on the Mayaro Beach.  Sargassum is a genus of large brown seaweed (a type of algae) that floats in […]

[ More ] April 17th, 2018 | No Comments | Posted in Seaweed |

Sabah’s seaweed in international markets

The Sabah seaweed industry has penetrated the international markets and China, Philippines and Japan were among the country’s importers. Fisheries Department Director-General Datuk Munir Mohd Nawi said the European Union members were also keen to import seaweed but this was dependent on the quality. Source

[ More ] April 17th, 2018 | No Comments | Posted in Seaweed |

Green Plains aims to patent algae process for producing fish feed

Green Plains, the No. 2 ethanol producer in the country started off with trying to grow algae in reactors using recycled heat, water and carbon dioxide from its ethanol plant in Shenandoah, Iowa. The company’s idea of supplying the world’s fish farms with feed derived from the algae experiments seems closer than ever, currently. And […]

[ More ] April 17th, 2018 | No Comments | Posted in algae meal to fish food |

The Natural Algae Astaxanthin Association Welcomes Atacama Bio Natural Products S.A. as a New Executive Member

The Natural Algae Astaxanthin Association (NAXA) announced that Chile-based Atacama Bio is its newest executive member. Atacama Bio has been producing natural astaxanthin derived from Haematococcus pluvialis since 2003 in the Atacama Desert in Chile on its 250-acre facility using closed and open photo-bioreactors. NAXA members commit to a Code of Ethics and each member’s raw material is tested in order to […]

[ More ] April 16th, 2018 | No Comments | Posted in Algae for food, Algae Non fuel products |

Is Algae the Next Big Performance Story in Footwear?

Can the key to a more sustainable footwear industry be found in lakes and ponds? If Bloom has any say in it, maybe. The maker of the world’s first plant-based performance foam for footwear found its key ingredient in algae. And the Meridian, Mississippi-based Bloom has created an innovative alternative to conventional foams for insoles, midsoles and outsoles […]

[ More ] March 28th, 2018 | No Comments | Posted in Algae Non fuel products, Algae Polymers |

High Tech Algae Farming Industry Gets Boost with Introduction of Bipartisan Algae Agriculture Act of 2018

The Algae Biomass Organization (ABO), the trade association for the algae industry, applauded the introduction of the Algae Agriculture Act of 2018, a bill that would give algae cultivators and harvesters many of the same advantages as other traditional crops in United States agricultural policy. The bill was introduced by Congressman Scott Peters (CA-52) and sponsored by […]

[ More ] March 28th, 2018 | No Comments | Posted in Algae-Cultivation |

ZIVO Bioscience and Tianjin Norland Biotech Execute Letter of Intent to Produce ZIVO Algae Strain in China for International and Domestic Markets

ZIVO Bioscience, Inc. , a biotech/agtech R&D company engaged in the commercialization of nutritional and medicinal products derived from proprietary algal strains, has announced the execution of a letter of intent to produce its proprietary algae strain at Tianjin Norland Biotech (Norland) facilities in China. Norland is one of the largest producers of algae in China, […]

DHA and EPA rich algal oil JV to reach commercial stage in 2019

DSM and Evonik said that construction of their joint venture US$200m omega-3 fatty acid manufacturing facility at the Evonik site in Nebraska, US is underway and is proceeding according to plan. The 50:50 joint venture is headquartered at DSM Biotech campus in Delft, in Netherlands. Commercial quantities of DHA and EPA rich algal oil will […]

Oman perfect to collect algae for biofuel synthesis: Experts

Oman has a great potential to provide algae for synthesis of biofuel, observers in the field of biology have stated. The Sultanate, with its wadis and seas, is an excellent source of algae that can be cultivated for lipids or fats from which biofuel can then be derived. Mohamed Gomaa, a PhD student from the […]

[ More ] February 16th, 2018 | No Comments | Posted in Algae-Biodiesel, Algae-Cultivation |

BDI breaks ground on algae production facility in Styria, Austria

Biodiesel technology and engineering firm BDI-BioEnergy International AG officially broke ground Jan. 26 on its new algae biomass production plant at Hartberg Ecopark in the Austrian state of Styria. The company has been researching algae production for years and developed its proprietary algae reactor system under its wholly owned subsidiary, BDI-BioLife Science GmbH, which will […]

[ More ] February 16th, 2018 | No Comments | Posted in Algae-Cultivation |

AstaReal bolsters quality positioning with USP seal

Supplier AstaReal has taken another step in trying to differentiate itself within the astaxanthin category by announcing it has achieved USP Ingredient Verification on its ingredient. According to the company, the parameters it needed to meet on its AstaReal L10 ingredient to obtain the certification were: Meeting its label or certificate of analysis claims for […]

[ More ] February 16th, 2018 | No Comments | Posted in Algae for food, Algae Non fuel products |

UK university leads anaerobic digestion to algae for feed project

The development of a protein source from algae for feed is one of the objectives of an EU funded €5.5m circular economy project – ALG-AD – being led by scientists at Swansea University in the UK. The idea is that nutrients produced anaerobic digestion of food and farm waste will be used to cultivate algae biomass […]

Algae Omega 3 Ingredient Markets Entering into a ‘Super Demand’ Cycle for 2018

The global algae omega 3 ingredient market records a revenue of USD 431.5 million in 2016 and is expected to grow at a CAGR of 11.5 % during the forecast period of 2018 – 2023. Algae as a source accounts for 18% of the global Omega 3 Ingredient market. The market is highly fragmented with […]

Algae.Tec gains stake in Australian pharmaceutical delivery company

Plant-based health and wellbeing company Algae.Tec (ASX: AEB) has inked a binding heads of agreement to acquire a 19.9% stake in Australian pharmaceutical company NS Technologies Pty Ltd. Under the deal, Algae.Tec will also exclusively license NS Technologies’ patented delivery platform technology for use across any medical application developed by Algae.Tec. Algae.Tec has agreed to pay an […]

[ More ] February 16th, 2018 | No Comments | Posted in Algae Pharmaceuticals, Alliances |

Growing opportunity for startups in the Global Algae Ingredient industry

New startups entering the space of Global Algae Ingredient need to carefully pick their niches and genres so that they can compete on an equal footing with global companies who have an end to end development studios, production capabilities and global skills and experience backing them. Global Algae Ingredient will grow by 20-45% per year […]

[ More ] February 16th, 2018 | No Comments | Posted in Algae Non fuel products |

BFAR mulls lifting of ban on Sargassum seaweed collection

The Bureau of Fisheries and Aquatic Resources (BFAR) is mulling the lifting of the ban on the gathering, selling, and export of the large brown seaweed Sargassum to provide additional income to poor fisherfolk and to allow studies on its pharmaceutical benefits. The ban was because they serve as spawning grounds for fry species when […]

[ More ] February 16th, 2018 | No Comments | Posted in Seaweed |

Valensa, Parry launch JV with Indian partner on phycocyanin development

Florida-based Valensa International and parent company EID Parry have announced a new joint venture to develop new ingredients and non-GMO certifications on existing algae products. The joint venture is with Indian flavour, fragrance and food colour ingredients producer Synthite Industries. The agreement includes a $6.5 million investment to establish a new plant for the extraction […]

Algalif Achieves Non-GMO Project Verification for Astalíf Astaxanthin Ingredient

Algalif®, Icelandic producer of pure, high-grade, natural astaxanthin from microalgae, has announced it has achieved Non-GMO Project verification for its Astalíf™ 5% and 10% oleoresin ingredients. The Non-GMO Project Product Verification Program is North America’s only third-party verification for non-GMO food and products. This third-party verification ensures that Astalíf 5 and 10 have been comprehensively […]

[ More ] January 31st, 2018 | No Comments | Posted in Algae for food, Algae Non fuel products |

UK Microalgal Biotechnology: Creating a Unified Vision | 1-2 February 2018

Exploring developments within the UK and international microalgal sector. This two-day conference will discuss challenges and opportunities from different perspectives (academic, SME, start-up companies, multinational, grant and legislative) and examples. Source

[ More ] January 25th, 2018 | No Comments | Posted in Algae-Energy-Events |

1st Nordic Algae Symposium 2018 (NAS18) | 31 Jan 2018

The symposium will gather together industrial and academic researchers from Nordic countries who are working with cyanobacteria, micro and macroalgae. Several European industrial algae companies will also present their ongoing activities. In the evening the symposium will overlap with 1st Annual meeting of the Nordic Center of Excellence ‘Towards Versatility of Aquatic Production Platforms: Unlocking the Value […]

[ More ] January 25th, 2018 | No Comments | Posted in Algae-Energy-Events |

The Seaweed Lady touts skin-care benefits of B.C.’s coastal species

Japanese have employed species of the algae in their skin-care regimens for centuries to help cleanse and hydrate while fighting signs of aging. Here in B.C., Seaflora founder Diane Bernard has been doing the same for the past 15 years. Now affectionately known as the “Seaweed Lady”, the Vancouver Island resident worked as a seaweed harvester […]

[ More ] January 23rd, 2018 | No Comments | Posted in Algae cosmetics |

Genes from algae used to treat blindness

French biotech firm GenSight Biologics has been granted permission to employ gene therapy as a treatment for blindness in a trial that will see the first use of optogenetics in humans. After being given the green light by the Medicines and Healthcare products Regulatory Agency (MHRA), the company announced that it would treat a group […]

[ More ] January 23rd, 2018 | No Comments | Posted in Algae Pharmaceuticals, Research |

University of Twente Develops C02 Capture Device To Advance Sustainability

Researchers at the University of Twente, the Netherlands, have developed a new device for the capture of atmospheric carbon dioxide to stimulate the growth of algae, an important bio-commodity. The technology can also be used to store solar and wind energy. The device, which is designed for microalgae production, can capture 500 grams of CO₂ daily, or […]

University research spinoff bets on protein play for whole algae power

Startup Triton Algae Innovations is betting on a whole-cell protein positioning for an algae species that has been researched for years for its nutraceutical and pharmaceutical ingredient production potential. The San Diego, CA-based company passed a significant regulatory milestone recently with self affirmed GRAS status for its wild type algae Chlamydomonas reinhardtii. The company said that […]

Edging Close to Greener Fuel Cells with Algae

Cambridge scientists have edged closer to greener fuel cells by designing an algae-powered cell five times more efficient than existing plant and algal model. The model also offers the potential to be more cost effective and practical to use. The demand on energy is ever-increasing as the global population rises, and the threat of climate […]


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