Posts tagged with ‘bioprocessing’

  • BARD Opens Algae Production Facility in Georgia

    Bard Holding Inc., a U.S. based algae production company, has announced the opening of its Calhoun, Georgia facility, the first of multiple manufacturing sites the company plans to operate in Georgia. According to Dr. Rajesh Patel, a successful practicing physician in the Atlanta metro region who partnered with BARD Holding on the expansion of algae production facilities throughout the state […]
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  • India: CIFT signs MOU with Uniloids Biosciences for chitin and chitosan processing technology

    The Central Institute of Fisheries Technology (CIFT) in India has signed an MoU with the Hyderabad based Uniloids Biosciences. The MoU will provide Uniloids Biosciences access to technology developed at CIFT, to convert process waste to Chitin and Chitosan,considerably versatile and promising biomaterials with wide use in various industries such as pharma, food processing and cosmetics. Also, Uniloids Biosciences will […]
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  • Japanese IHI Corp. plans algae biofuel R&D firm

    Heavy machinery maker IHI Corp. plans to establish a research and development company for algae biofuel in early August in conjunction with a university venture, eyeing commercial production in fiscal 2020. Algae biofuel has been drawing attention because unlike fuels made from agricultural crops such as sugarcane and corn, it doesn’t lead to an increase in food prices, IHI said. […]
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  • New Astec Centre in UK to offer new opportunities for fledgling marine businesses

    The recent opening of the Astec Centre  is expected to offer a number of opportunities for fledgling  marine businesses. Astec Aquaculture Business & Science Centre is a purpose-built resource that has been created to support the growth of the aquaculture sector.  It opened its doors to businesses and researchers recently, showcasing the extensive facilities and support services that it offers. Due […]
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  • Partner sought in development and fermentation of compounds from natural marine origin

    A Spanish company located in the North of Spain with microbiological and fermentation expertise, is looking for companies interested in compounds for research and/or preclinical and clinical development with diverse applications for medicine, cosmetics, agriculture, biodiesel, nutraceuticals, etc. Joint further development and joint venture agreements are offered. The biotechnology company is engaged in discovering and developing novel bioactive compounds from […]
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  • Aurora Algae has announced the launch of new A2 product portfolio, including omega-3 products

    Aurora Algae recently introduced the A2 product portfolio, a series of natural products derived from its proprietary algae platform. The A2 product portfolio is uniquely sustainable, scalable, and flexible to address growing demand in the explosive nutrition, aquaculture, pharmaceutical, and energy markets   A2 Omega-3™ is a family of Omega-3 oils aimed at the nutraceutical and pharmaceutical markets with the […]
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  • New algae-derived EPA to target pharma omega-3 market

    New Zealand-based Photonz Corporation has signed an agreement with Separex to develop a pharma-grade EPA omega-3 manufacturing process from fermented microalgal biomass. Under the agreement, Separex, under a license of Stanipharm, will develop a manufacturing process, scalable to industrial volumes, to concentrate the Omega-3 fatty acid, eicosapentaenoic acid (EPA), which Photonz extracts from fermented microalgal biomass. Photonz’s proprietary processes produce […]
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  • Biotec Pharmacon subsidiary ArcticZymes receives Norwegian grant to develop new marine enzymes for research and diagnostics

    Biotec Pharmacon subsidiary, ArcticZymes AS, has received a grant of MNOK 7.2 from the Research Council of Norway for a project with the title “Development of new marine enzymes for research and diagnostics”. The total project budget is 14.4 MNOK over 3 years. The project is a user-driven innovation project in the FUGE-program aiming to establish a stronger product development […]
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  • Proposed full-scale chitin/chitosan production facility in Newfoundland, Canada has vaulted significant hurdle

    A proposal  to construct a full-scale chitin/chitosan production facility adjacent to its sprawling crab and shrimp processing plant in Bay de Verde has vaulted a significant hurdle. But the same proposal that was so vociferously opposed in Old Perlican – just 12 kilometres away – several years ago also has its share of critics in Bay de Verde. The seven-member Bay […]
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  • Seafood byproduct research in Alaska in possible jeopardy

    Seafood byproduct research at the Fisheries Industrial Technology Center (FITC) on Kodiak’s Near Island could be in trouble if President Barack Obama’s budget proposal for the coming fiscal year comes to fruition. The proposal would eliminate funding for the federal agricultural research station in Alaska, and calls for a cut of $42 million to the Agriculture Research Service, a branch […]
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