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…

NCMA offering discount to culturing course

The National Center for Marine Algae and Micobiota (NCMA) has announced that at the 8th annual Algae Biomass Summit in San Diego, CA from September 29-October 3, they will beraffling off a chance for 50%…

AERTO group to develop new algae products

The Associated European Research and Technology Organisations (AERTO) has started a two-year research project to stimulate the development of the bio-based economy in Europe, as well as overcome technical…

QMAB pursuing partnerships to produce algal bio-jet

Southern Iran-based Qeshm Micro Algae Biological Refinery (QMAB), the Middle-East’s largest microalgae biological technological company, has started negotiations with worldwide airlines to provide them with…

Solarvest signs with EU facilities for algal omega-3

Montague, Prince Edward Island-based Solarvest has signed agreements with two German contract production facilities to accelerate its market presence and meet demand for its Organic Omega products…

ABS announces speaker roster

The Algae Biomass Organization (ABO) has announced the full roster of speakers for the 8th Annual Algae Biomass Summit, taking place in San Diego, California, September 29-October 2. “With Assistant…

Algasol and OriginOil partner in Bangladesh

OriginOil Inc. has announced that it will provide algae harvesting technology for the low-cost algae growth system from Algasol Renewables. The integrated system will launch at Algasol’s new facilities…

NAA launches 3rd Algae Production Incubator

The National Algae Association (NAA) has announced that its 3rd Algae Production Incubator facility is nearing completion, and that close to 20,000 gallons of algae will be in production at a private…

ASEAN astaxanthin facility launched in Kuala Lumpur

In Kuala Lumpur, Algaetech International has launched the Association of SouthEast Asian Nations’ (ASEAN’s) first astaxanthin facility in Technology Park Malaysia (TPM), the ceremony officiated…

ABS to showcase advances in commercial production

The 8th Annual Algae Biomass Summit, taking place in San Diego, California, September 29-October 2 will highlight the exciting commercial production advances taking place in the algae industry across a wide…

Aquaculture roundtable assesses importance of algae

As aqua production increases in Asia, it will become increasingly important to reduce or eliminate wild fish as a feed source. Algae, for example, are an excellent source of DHA omega-3 fatty acid, and thus algae…

ABS to showcase algae engineering

The Engineering and Analysis track of the 8th Annual Algae Biomass Summit, taking place in San Diego, California, September 29-October 2 will highlight a wide range of new technologies and scientific…

Cyanotech names Gerry Watts as COO

Kona, Hawaii-based Cyanotech has named Gerard “Gerry” Watts to fill a newly-created position as Chief Operations Officer. Mr. Watts comes to the Company with more than 30 years of experience as…

DOE to issue Funding Opportunity Announcement for algal biofuel

The Office of Energy Efficiency and Renewable Energy (EERE) intends to issue, on behalf of the Bioenergy Technologies Office (BETO), a Funding Opportunity Announcement (FOA) DE-FOA-0001162…

Further details of Heliae’s leadership transition

Gilbert, Arizona-based algae production specialist Heliae has issued a press release to clarify the purpose for the transfer of leadership announced on August 18, and to define a new phase of technical…

ABS featuring breakthroughs in algae biology

The 8th Annual Algae Biomass Summit, taking place in San Diego, California, September 29-October 2 will showcase almost 30 presentations by leading research scientists and experts from universities, companies…

More details on Heliae management change

More details are surfacing regarding the regime change at Heliae. A source close to the company has clarified that a new CEO will be hired in the new year, one who will be focused on extracting value out…

Shake-up at the top for Heliae

Gilbert, Arizona-based Heliae, a leader in the development of advanced algae production technologies, has announced senior leadership team changes as the company moves into the next phase of technical…

Rising CO2 levels intensifying algal blooms

Phys.Org reports that scientists Jolanda Verspagen and Jef Huisman of the University of Amsterdam, The Netherlands have concluded that rising CO2 concentrations in the atmosphere will stimulate harmful…

Microalgae techniques developing for biofuels

Andrew Mourant writes in RenewableEnergyFocus.com about three advancing microalgae research projects that hold promise for commercial applications. A five-year project based in Spain to create…

Algae: friend or foe?

Brian Palmer writes in onearth.org about the conundrum in the minds of many regarding algae’s place in our lives. “Algae have a lot to offer. They feed the world’s marine life, thicken ice cream, and may provide…

Europe’s EnAlgae project to showcase results

Scientists, companies active in algae industries, entrepreneurs, policy makers, the press and students are being invited to attend a day long symposium focusing on the findings so far that…

Solazyme and AkzoNobel expand surfactant partnership

Solazyme and AkzoNobel, a leading global paints and coatings company and a major producer of specialty chemicals, have expanded their previously announced joint development agreement…

ABB, RAE collaborate on algae commercialization

Zurich, Switzerland-based ABB, a leading power and automation technology group, has announced that it is collaborating with Renewable Algal Energy, LLC (RAE), of Johnson City, Tennessee…

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