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New Fermentation Process Enables Allmicroalgae to Expand Production

Allmicroalgae has announced that a new heterotrophic fermentation process that works without light will double its production capacity. The technology was established through the Fermalg project, a research project co-founded by P2020, in conjunction with Portuguese private non-profit research organization iBET. More

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

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 |

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 |

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 |

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 |

SPACE10’s Algae Dome Produces ‘the supercrop of the future’

IKEA’s external future-living lab — has erected the ‘algae dome’, a four-meter-high pavilion capable of growing what could be ‘the supercrop of the future’. Designed by architects, the food-producing structure houses a photo-bioreactor, a closed system that enables the high productivity of microalgae, microscopic algae that are typically found in freshwater and marine systems. It is imagined that in the future, different […]

Nutrient-rich Microalgae set to become cheaper

A green microalgae rich in protein, iron, vitamins and antioxidants is set to become more affordable thanks to a French start-up team. Shown to be effective in fighting malnutrition and preventing cardiovascular disease, spirulina usage has been limited due to its high production cost. However, the Spiris start-up from Université Paris-Saclay claimed to have developed […]

Toxic Algal Blooms Could be Food for Useful Microalgae

Chlorella pyrenoidosa is a type of freshwater algae found around the world. It has been used in traditional Chinese medicine for a long time, and in recent times, emerged as a leading candidate for the production of biodiesels. Toxic algal blooms, can be seen covering ponds and lakes, and happens due to a rapid growth […]

[ More ] August 30th, 2017 | No Comments | Posted in Algae, Algae-Cultivation |

City Couple, IITian Son Harness Spirulina to Address Malnutrition

Though the world has recently started recognizing Spirulina, a single celled algae, as a wonder source of protein over the last few decades, the fact has been noted in Indian literature for ages, and even finds mention in books like the Charaka Samhita. Hence, a city family has taken it upon itself to try it […]

[ More ] August 19th, 2017 | No Comments | Posted in Algae for food, Algae Non fuel products |

Feeding Malnourished Children with Spirulina Algae

Spirulina is highly nutritious and contains about 50 to 70 percent proteins; it is rich in iron, amino fluids and carotenes and contains other micro-nutrients as well. In Mansa, it is being grown in ponds in the communities because of its high medicinal and nutritional value. Zambia has in the recent past been importing spirulina […]

[ More ] August 19th, 2017 | No Comments | Posted in Algae for food, Algae Non fuel products |

NATO-funded Serbian Researchers Develop Biofuel from Algae

Serbian scientists are leading a research project to develop the commercial production of biofuel from algae. The pioneering project is supported by the NATO Science for Peace and Security (SPS) Programme and is carried out by Belgrade’s Institute for Multidisciplinary Research in cooperation with Manchester University in the United Kingdom and Baylor University in the […]

New Bioreactor to Speed Production of Microalgae for Feed, Fuel Uses

Researchers from Washington State University and National University of Colombia have developed a faster way to generate microalgae on a biofilm with potential applications for feed. The aim of the project is to develop mixotrophic algal biofilm reactor incorporating glycerol and urea as sources for carbon and nitrogen, establish biomass and lipid production, estimate fatty acid […]

EU Project Aims to Improve Extraction and Cultivation of Microalgae

A new €5m European project aims to make it cheaper and easier to enrich food, nutraceuticals and cosmetics with microalgae. Improving extraction techniques and making cultivation of algae microorganisms cheaper are the main aims of the new research program, backed by European Commission, as part of its Horizon 2020 program. The VALUEMAG (Valuable Products from Algae […]

Cross-border Collaboration on Microalgal Research

Spain and Portugal have collaborated to optimize the production and exploitation of microalgae across various sectors including aquaculture. The ALGARED+ project will be implemented by a consortium comprised of nine institutions with interests in the areas of aquaculture and biomedicine in the Algarve region in Portugal and Andalusia in Spain. The two year project, which […]

[ More ] July 29th, 2017 | No Comments | Posted in Algae, Alliances, Research, University Research |

Company Uses Wastewater and Algae for Biofuel, Fertilizer

Clearas Water Recovery, a US based company has developed a process to use algae to remove nitrogen and phosphorous from public wastewater treatment plants, keeping waterways from being inundated with the compounds that starve fish and plant life of oxygen. In turn, the algae can be sold to other companies for fertilizer, biofuels and other uses. […]

Parry Nutraceuticals Ties Up With Synthite

Parry Nutraceuticals has partnered with Synthite Industries for technology to extract phycocyanin from spirulina. Synthite Industries with a business of $300 million has a global presence in the natural colour segment and will focus on this market. Parry Nutraceuticals has planned to cater to human nutrition segment for selling of phycocyanin. More


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