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The U.S. Department of Energy selected a University of Alabama start-up company for an approximate $1.5 million award to refine an alternative material to potentially extract uranium from the ocean. Uranium, which naturally occurs in seawater and in the Earth’s crust, is the fuel for nuclear power. For decades, scientists have sought a more economical and efficient way to remove
Funding in the amount of $1 million dollars has been granted by the Norwegian Parliament to a pilot plant that will use CO2 captured at CO2 Technology Centre Mongstad (TCM) to produce algae for the country’s growing fish farming industry. Next to oil and gas, seafood is Norway’s second largest industry. In 2013, seafood exports totaled $10.2 billion, with 150
Biotechnology facilities and validation provider, The GMP Group, have signed a manufacturing contract with food biotech company, Cells United, who have developed a novel process to extract digestible proteins from fish waste in Scotland. GMP Group, CEO, Frank Donegan and his team worked closely with Cells United to develop a unique, mobile, multi container-based extraction technology which can be used in several sites
Australia: A new project aims to convert garbage — including fish byproducts — into valuable products
One company’s food waste could be transformed into another’s treasure – or even a product that improves our health and wellbeing. This is the premise of research at the University of Sydney that’s investigating how discarded food can be rich in nutrients. Professor Fariba Dehghani, of the university’s school of chemical and biomolecular engineering, is leading the ongoing project and
India: Kerala University of Fisheries and Ocean Plans Marine Biotech / Marine Bioprocessing Center of Excellence
Kerala University of Fisheries and Ocean Studies has planned new programmes in the research and education sector, including setting up of a Centre of Excellence in Marine Biotechnology and Marine Bioprocessing. State Fisheries Minister K Babu told the Assembly. An amount of Rs 20 crore is estimated to be the cost of the new Centre, Babu said, replying to a calling