Posts tagged with ‘bioprocessing’

  • Chitosan antimicrobial coating potential found for curbing Listeria, according to new study

    The study by Haiqiang Chen et al, published in the Journal of Food Science, found that use of chitosan, particularly when used in coatings, was able to inhibit the growth of LM and could potentially be an effective tool for the fish processing sector in efforts to tackle the bacteria. The group said they launched the project as LM-contamination of […]
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  • Roquette Partners with Solazyme on Microalgae Joint Venture

    Solazyme, Inc. the California-based leader in renewable oil and bioproducts and Roquette Frères, the global starch and starch-derivatives company headquartered in France, today announce that they have signed a joint venture (JV) agreement for the production, commercialization and market development of microalgae-derived food ingredients, subject to regulatory approvals and notifications. The JV is being formed to launch an entirely new […]
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  • Algenol Biofuels Opens State-of-the-Art Labs in Lee County, Florida

    Algenol Biofuels Inc. celebrated the opening of its new state-of-the-art biofuels and green chemistry lab and R&D facility today in Fort Myers, Fla. The 40,000 square-foot facility houses an advanced algae biology, engineering, carbon dioxide (CO2) and green chemistry laboratory, as part of the larger Lee Integrated Biorefinery. The facility was made possible with a $10 million incentive grant from […]
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  • Scientist in Hawaii Create New Fish Feed Out of Fish

    Fish byproducts may be a new source of fish feed, thanks to research by U.S. Department of Agriculture (USDA)-funded scientists in Hawaii. Research scientist Dong-Fang Deng and her colleagues with the Oceanic Institute in Waimanalo, Hawaii, are collaborating with USDA food technologist Peter Bechtel to develop the new fish feeds. Bechtel is with the USDA Agricultural Research Service (ARS) Subarctic […]
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  • Decoding the genome of Chlorella microalgae, a promising genus for biofuel production

    The analysis of the complete genome of Chlorella microalgae, a promising genus for biofuel production, has been completed by the Laboratoire Information Génomique et Structurale of CNRS, which is currently heading an international collaboration involving American and Japanese laboratories. The detailed elucidation of the Chlorella genome, also widely used as a food supplement, will make it possible to rationalize its […]
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  • Statoil & Bio Architecture Lab Partner to Commercialize Macroalgae-to-Ethanol Process in Norway

    Bio Architecture Lab (BAL) and Statoil, one of the world’s largest offshore oil and gas producers, today announced a wide-ranging strategic partnership for the production of renewable, sustainable and low cost ethanol derived from macroalgae grown off the coast of Norway. Under terms of the agreement, Statoil will fund BAL’s research and development (R&D) and demonstration projects, and if successful, […]
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  • Aurora Algae Introduces the Industry’s First Photosynthetic Algae-Based Platform for Pharmaceutical, Food, Fuel and Aquaculture Products

    Aurora Algae, formerly Aurora Biofuels, introduced the industry’s first photosynthetic algae-based platform for the production of sustainable, premium products in the pharmaceutical, nutritional supplement, aquaculture and fuels markets. The announcement officially marks Aurora Algae’s transition from pilot technology development into full-scale commercialization of the Company’s proprietary algae products, including high concentration eicosapentaenoic acid (EPA Omega-3 fatty acids), high-density proteins, fish […]
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  • Microalgae Industry Internet Directory Launched

    Through genetic engineering many companies and scientists are trying to develop transgenic micro algae for the commercial use. Thus the content of oil or the yield of carotenoids and dyes should be enhanced as well as the production of proteins through micro algae should be facilitated Furthermore, the biotechnology of micro algae is developing a solution to use micro algae […]
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  • Algae Aviation Fuel Sales Powdered Algae Jet Fuel to U.S. Air Force

    Algae Aviation Fuel from CCA is Proud to Announce Initial Sale of Powdered Algae Jet Fuel to the United States Air Force Research Laboratory. An undisclosed amount of powdered algae fuel will be evaluated as a solid fuel propellant for aviation use. Compact Contractors for America (CCA), a Southern Utah-based company has developed a dry process biofuel from algae, camelina […]
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  • BioCentric Energy Holdings announced multi-million dollar contract with Biocen Natural Products Development

    A multi-million dollar contract was signed between Daniel Kennedy, CEO and President of Biocen Natural Development Group (Pink Sheets:BNPD), a Nevada health drink company, and BEHL President, Monique Berry. The Nevada company, BNPD, is a public company consisting of a board of directors, a sales and marketing team and distribution outlets. BNPD, formerly Bionic Products, Inc., is currently undergoing a […]
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