The short distance from algae to carbon fiber

The short distance from algae to carbon fiber

In collaboration with fellow researchers, chemists at the Technical University of Munich (TUM) have developed a process that, according to initial calculations, can facilitate economically removing the greenhouse gas carbon dioxide from the atmosphere. There is an acute need for action if global warming is to be…

Chitose Group launches Tavelmout Biofarm in Brunei

Chitose Group launches Tavelmout Biofarm in Brunei

Tavelmout Biofarm (TVMB), a Bruneian subsidiary of Tabérumo Corporation — a pioneer in the large-scale cultivation of spirulina using photobioreactors — has launched their spirulina production facility at Darussalam Enterprise Bio-Innovation Corridor Industrial Park situated in Kampong Tungku-Rimba, in Brunei…

Nestlé, Corbion to partner on microalgae-based ingredients

Nestlé, Corbion to partner on microalgae-based ingredients

Nestlé has entered into a partnership with Corbion to develop the next generation of microalgae-based ingredients, enabling the companies to deliver sustainable, tasty and nutritious plant-based products. The agreement will combine Corbion’s microalgae and fermentation capabilities… [Read the full story]

An upside to toxic algae blooms?

An upside to toxic algae blooms?

Jack Perry reports for the (Rhode Island) Providence Journal that Matthew Bertin, an assistant professor of biomedical and pharmaceutical sciences at University of Rhode Island (URI), is working with biotech firm Biosortia Pharmaceuticals Inc., headquartered in San Diego, to study the chemicals produced…