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Algae Contractors’ Conference teams with 8th IAC

The 1st EABA and EC Algae Contractors’ Conference is being organized by DLG BENELUX in cooperation with the European Algae Biomass Association and the Directorates General for Energy and…


Solazyme wins Presidential Green Chemistry Challenge Award

Solazyme, has won the 2014 Presidential Green Chemistry Challenge Award for its breakthrough platform technology to produce sustainable oils and products from microalgae for commercial use in a wide range…


NAA suggests labeling US algae-based products

The National Algae Association is encouraging all U.S.-based algae producers to label their domestically produced algae products: “Made in the USA.” Those that qualify should also use “USDA Organic”…


FIT offering Algae Technology Research Grant

Scarborough, Maine-based laboratory instrumentation manufacturer Fluid Imaging Technologies, has announce the Algae Technology Research Grant. Graduate students and senior undergraduates…


Desert Lake Technologies becomes Cerule

Desert Lake Technologies, of Klamath Falls, Oregon, has announced a name change to Cerule™, which they feel more closely unifies its scientifically researched, microalgae-based ingredients with…


ABO awards six student researchers

Six student scientists were presented with the third annual Young Algae Researcher Awards for their contributions to fields of algae biology and engineering at the 2014 Algae Biomass Summit in San Diego…


Did Solazyme just patent an algal treatment for diabetes?

Inform Smartbrief reports that Solazyme has been issued US Patent #8,747,834 describing the use of algal biomass as a treatment for impaired glucose metabolism. Solazyme’s natural strain of algae…


Proterro and Bunge to conduct pilot study in Brazil

Biofeedstock company Proterro and Bunge Global Innovation, LLC, a wholly owned subsidiary of global agribusiness and food company Bunge Limited (Bunge), will conduct a pilot study of Proterro’s…


Truman Project ED Breen promotes renewable energy at ABS

Former U.S. Army Captain and Truman Project Executive Director Mike Breen addressed the 2014 Algae Biomass Summit October 1, highlighting the role that advanced biofuels, like algae, can play…


ABO petition encourages EPA to approve CO2 recycling

The Algae Biomass Organization (ABO) announced at the Algae Biomass Summit, September 30, 2014 in San Diego, that it has initiated a “We the People”” petition to the White House and called for those who…


EERE to award $13-25M for algal biofuel research

The Office of Energy Efficiency and Renewable Energy (EERE) is issuing, on behalf of the Bioenergy Technologies Office (BETO), Funding Opportunity Announcement (FOA) DE-FOA-0001162, entitled…


Breizh algae tour attracts 500

The third edition of the Breizh Algae Tour was held in Nantes, France, in mid-September, under the title “Algae and Nutrition: a new approach to health.” During a morning of scientific presentations attended…


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SCHOTT and Algatech partner for R&D

SCHOTT AG, of Mitterteich, Germany, and Algatechnologies Ltd. (Algatech), based at Israel’s Kibbutz Ketura, have signed an R&D agreement to strengthen their partnership following a successful one-year study at Algatech’s algae production facility. During the study... [Read the full story]
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Future of Algae Book

Imagine Our Algae Future, Visionary Algae Architecture and Landscape Designs, by Robert Henrikson and Mark Edwards, invites us to imagine our future living in cities where buildings are covered with photosynthetic skins and vertical gardens, collecting the... [Read the full story]