ABO’s Legislative Update for September

ABO’s Legislative Update for September

As the House and Senate were about to leave Washington for August, a flurry of legislation important to the Algae Biomass Organization (ABO) made progress. The Senate Finance Committee passed…

OriginOil’s Algae Harvesting Systems Heading to Japan

OriginOil, Inc’s. research partner in Japan has reported receiving government funding for an ambitious algae biofuels program to provide renewable fuels and help eliminate radioactive materials, for which it intends…

Avista Funds Targeted Growth Spinout Matrix Genetics

Seattle, WA-based Matrix Genetics, a biotechnology company focused on producing renewable fuels and specialty chemicals derived from cyanobacteria (blue-green algae) has announced that Avista…

Israel’s Univerve Working to Commercialize Algae

Israel’s Univerve Working to Commercialize Algae

A new company from Tel Aviv, Israel, called Univerve is working to turn algae into a clean third-generation renewable fuel. Ohad Zuckerman, the CEO and co-founder of Univerve in 2009, is devising a systems…

Algae Greenhouses in Iceland

The Ice News, from Northern Europe reports that Ásbrú Enterprise Park in Reykjanes, Iceland has received interest from representatives of domestic and foreign companies looking to establish algae…

Sapphire Announces NM Algae Farm Phase 1 Completion

Sapphire Energy has announced the first phase of its Green Crude Farm – the world’s first commercial demonstration algae-to-energy facility – is now operational in Columbus, New Mexico. Construction of…

University Ecologists Urge GE Algae Scrutiny

University Ecologists Urge GE Algae Scrutiny

Writing in the August 2012 issue of the journal BioScience, university professors from Ohio State U. and U. of Kansas suggest that, as algae are high on the genetic…

Australia’s AAT Strikes $100M Algae Deal with China

Australian-owned Advanced Algal Technologies (AAT), a bio-technology company specializing in algae cultivation and production, has signed a joint venture agreement with Chinese company Fuzhou Xiangli…

Solutions 4CO2 Updates on BARD JV

Toronto, Ontario, Canada-based Solutions4CO2 Inc. (S4CO2) has provided an update on its joint venture and design-build-maintain agreements with Bard Holding, Inc. (BARD). S4CO2 has been informed by the…

UAM Scientists Receive NSF Grant for Algae Study

Dr. Karen Fawley, associate professor of biology, and Dr. Marvin Fawley, associate professor and assistant dean for science and research at University of Arkansas at Monticello’s School of Mathematical and Natural…

SCSU Teams with Algaedyne to Study Algae

A research project between Minnesota’s St. Cloud State University and southeastern Minnesota-based Algaedyne is making algae cultivation a key part of the university’s goal to create partnerships with…

Berkeley Labs Finds New Way to Penetrate Algae Cells

Berkeley Labs Finds New Way to Penetrate Algae Cells

From the U.S. Department of Energy’s Lawrence Berkeley National Laboratory (Berkeley Lab) comes news that scientists from there and Stanford University have developed a way to send molecules and…

EPA Awards Kuehnle for Innovative Algae Work

EPA Awards Kuehnle for Innovative Algae Work

Kuehnle AgroSystems, a Honolulu, Hawaii-based company that develops algae for use in biofuels, is receiving a clean technology award from the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency…

Algae 101: Part 48

Algae 101: Part 48

New medical research shows significant positive effect for omega-3 fatty acids ingested with several servings of fish per week or with daily omega-3 supplements. Studies report that children with a broad array of cognitive…

ABO Launches Summer of Algae II

On Monday, August 20, several members of the Algae Biomass Organization around the country are opening their doors for local and national officials to showcase the potential of the algae industry to provide…

BioProcess Algae’s Phase III Farm Nears Completion

BioProcess Algae, LLC, based in Portsmouth, RI, and currently running a demonstration plant at the Green Plains Renewable Energy, Inc. ethanol plant in Shenandoah, Iowa, has announced they are in the final…

Tablet Remote Operation for FlowCAM

Tablet Remote Operation for FlowCAM

Yarmouth, Maine-based laboratory instrumentation manufacturer Fluid Imaging Technologies has introduced remote operation for the automated FlowCAM® imaging particle analysis system…

NAA Calls Out for Workshop Presenters

The National Algae Association (NAA) is calling for presentations for their 5th Annual Algae Production Certification Program and Commercial Algae Production Networking Workshop, October 19-20, 2012…

Enzyme Maker Dyadic Doubles 2012 Q2 Revenues

Dyadic International, Inc., a Jupiter, Florida-based global biotechnology company focused on the discovery, development, manufacture and sale of enzymes and other proteins for the bioenergy, bio-based…

GTI Developing Biomass Conversion Technology

GTI Developing Biomass Conversion Technology

Gas Technology Institute’s (GTI’s) new pilot-scale IH2 Plant in Chicago, Illinois, demonstrates their efforts to broaden biomass-to-liquid hydrocarbon fuel conversion. The 70-year-old research…

Cyanotech Reports 1Q 2013 Results

Cyanotech Reports 1Q 2013 Results

Kailua Kona, Hawaii–based Cyanotech, a leader in high-value nutrition and health products from microalgae, has announced financial results for the first quarter of fiscal year 2013, ended June 30, 2012…

Labfors LED Flat Panel Photobioreactor

Labfors LED Flat Panel Photobioreactor

Designed for the cultivation of algae, plant cells and cyanobacteria, the Labfors 5 Lux LED Flat Panel provides a very flexible system for culture volumes up to 1.8 L. A total of 260 high-power LEDs offer a…

Solazyme Reports 82% Revenue Growth in Q2

South San Francisco, CA-based Solazyme, Inc. has announced financial results for the second quarter ended June 30, 2012, and recent key corporate highlights. Total revenue for the second quarter ended June 30…

SADC Countries Meet on Algae Development

Leaders of the 14-member Southern Africa Development Community (SADC) came together at the St. George Hotel in Pretoria, South Africa, July 24-27, for a workshop on emerging technologies for sustainable biofuels…

Next Page »