Heliae releases PhycoTerra soil amendment

Heliae Development LLC, a company that develops microalgae-based products for agriculture, has announced it has successfully registered its new PhycoTerra™ soil amendment for use on specialty crops grown in the United States. PhycoTerra™ is a first in class, unique agricultural product. At the core of PhycoTerra…

Heliae and SCHOTT increasing PBR efficiency

Tubular glass photobioreactor (PBR) systems protect algae from harmful environmental factors, keeping strains safer from bio-contamination. The glass tubing itself can be resistant to ultraviolet light, chemicals, scratches, and corrosion. But perhaps the most important benefit of closed glass PBR systems is…

Algae’s food potential dependent on scalability

Caroline Scott-Thomas reports on Food Navigator about an online algae discussion on the social media site Reddit where Mars’ chief agricultural officer Howard-Yana Shapiro voiced his opinion that lack of scalability still prevents algae and plant proteins from being used as major food sources. “To date, no one has…

A.I.M.’s 2014 Year in Review—Part 2

Much of the development of the algae industry in 2014 was driven by domestic and international alliances, partnerships, and mergers that brought complementary skills and technologies together. These collaborations were forged in record numbers in 2014. Some of the more high profile collaborations… [Read the full story]

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…

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…

Heliae to produce astaxanthin in Japan

Gilbert, AZ-based Heliae has announced a partnership with Sincere Corporation, a Japanese waste management and recycling company, to form a joint venture and develop a commercial algae production…

Heliae, Schott and ASU partner on next-gen algae technology

Heliae, SCHOTT North America and Arizona State University (ASU) have announced a partnership to bring Heliae’s algae production technology to ASU’s algae testbed facility. Through the partnership…

Executive Promotions at Heliae

Gilbert, AZ-based Heliae has announced the promotion of Adrian Galvez to Chief Operating Officer, Fred Tennant to Vice President of Business Development, and the addition of Len Smith as General Counsel…

AIM Interview: Heliae’s Dan Simon

Every year about this time we like to check in with Heliae’s Dan Simon, the highly motivated President and CEO in the driver’s seat of one of the most fascinating and exciting businesses in the algae arena. His disruptive technology organization…

Heliae Starts Up Next-Generation Commercial Algae Facility

Heliae, a leader in the development of advanced algae production technologies, today announced that it has begun operations at its first commercial facility in Gilbert, Arizona…

Heliae raises $28.4 million for commercial expansion

Heliae, a Gilbert, Arizona-based algae platform technology company, has announced raising $28.4 million in funding from existing and new investors. Existing investors include members of the Mars…

Heliae partners into health and beauty industry

Arizona-based algae technology company Heliae, and The Clarecastle Group, have announced entering into a strategic partnership to bring novel algae-based products to the health and beauty industry…

Heliae and Evodos partner for NA distribution

Heliae, an Arizona-based algae technology company, has announced a distribution partnership with Evodos, headquartered in Raamsdonksveer, The Netherlands, to offer its proprietary Spiral Plate…

Heliae introduces the Volaris™ algae technology platform

Heliae has just announced the launch of its patent pending microalgae production platform, Volaris™ – the result of five years of targeted innovation, investment and commitment to…

AIM Interview: Heliae’s Dan Simon

Heliae is the 9th startup for CEO Dan Simon, and the company is finally at his favorite stage. “We are completing our charge through the Valley of Death,” he says. Indeed. In 2012, Heliae grew their team to over…

Heliae Breaks Ground for Commercial Demonstration Facility

Heliae, a Gilbert, AZ-based algae technology company founded in 2008, broke ground Friday, May 18, on a commercial demonstration facility that will showcase the scalability and economics of their proprietary…

Heliae Scores $15 Million Infusion from Salim Group

Gilbert, Arizona-based algae technology solutions company, Heliae, has announced a capital raise of $15 million from international conglomerate Salim Group’s agribusiness company, PT. PP London Sumatra…

Heliae Hires Zion & Zion for Marketing and PR

Tempe, AZ-based algae technology solutions company, Heliae, has selected leading Phoenix advertising agency and public relations firm Zion & Zion as its agency of record. The partnership will focus on…

Heliae Named Future in Review FiReStarter

Strategic News Service has selected Heliae as a 2012 FiReStarter company, to be featured at SNS’s tenth annual Future in Review (FiRe) technology conference. FiReStarter companies are selected based…

Heliae Hires 3 Execs, Granted Patent

Gilbert, Arizona-based algae technology company, Heliae, has announced the hiring of three key team members, as well as announced that the company has added a significant piece to their catalog…

Heliae, SkyNRG Sign MOU for Algae-based Jet Fuel

Heliae, an Arizona-based algae technology company, has announced signing a Memorandum of Understanding to produce algae-based jet fuel for SkyNRG, an Amsterdam-based market-maker…

Heliae Picks Craig Johnson for CFO

Heliae, the Arizona-based algae technology company, has announced the promotion of J. Craig Johnson to serve as the company’s chief financial officer. Johnson had served as Heliae’s vice president of finance…

Science Foundation Arizona and ASU Start Algae R&D Center

Science Foundation Arizona (SFAz) and Arizona State University (ASU) on have announced the creation of a world-class center dedicated to researching and bringing to fruition “green” technologies using algae…

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