Posts tagged with ‘microalgae’

  • Verde Media Group Inc. Announces Omega-3 Target Acquisition and New Product Development

    Verde Media Biotechnology Division (“VMBD”) is in the advance negotiation stage for acquisition and partnership with a Massachusetts based technology-developing company for the production of high value bio-products. The target company has developed a microbial technology platform for the production of omega-3 fatty acids (EPA and DHA) using economical and abundantly available feedstock. The alternative fermentation based process can convert […]
  • UCSD earns top spots for algae research

    A new report issued by the U.S. Department of Energy’s Bioenergy Technologies Office (BETO) ranked programs at UC San Diego as the two best in the country for algal biofuels research, including Scripps Institution of Oceanography as top in the nation. An external group of experts from industry, academia, government, and the non-profit sector evaluated 219 projects across nine technology […]
  • Algae.Tec Says Deal with Reliance Industrial Investments and Holdings Limited (RIIHL) to Launch Global Biofuels Division

    Algae.Tec Limited recently said the signing of agreements with Reliance Industrial Investments and Holdings (RIIHL) was the backing the Company needed to fund and launch its Global Biofuels Division. RIIHL is part of the Reliance Group, India’s largest private sector enterprise. The agreements encompass a subscription agreement, and technical and equipment supply agreements. These agreements also discuss conditions for future commercial […]
  • Mar. Drugs, Volume 12, Issue 1 (January 2014), Pages 1-567 now available

    MDPI is pleased to announce the publication of the following issue: Mar. Drugs, Volume 12, Issue 1 (January 2014), Pages 1-567
  • Microalgae May Help Clean Radioactive Pollution at Fukushima, Researchers Say

    Tokyo Electric Power Co. officials check a wall along the coastline at Fukushima Daiichi Nuclear Power Plant in Japan on Nov. 7, 2013. Scientists said that microalgae are helping remove radioactive pollution from the waters around the plant, which suffered multiple meltdowns after an earthquake in March 2011. Microscopic species could help clean up one of the world’s biggest environmental […]
  • Natural Algae Astaxanthin Association formed by Three Leading Astaxanthin Producers

    Natural Algae Astaxanthin manufacturers Fuji Chemical Industry Co Ltd. (AstaREAL®), Algatechnologies Ltd. (AstaPure®), and Cyanotech Corporation, (BioAstin®), announce that they will form the “Natural Algae Astaxanthin Association” (NAXA), a trade organization dedicated to educating the public and dietary supplement industry about the health benefits of Natural Astaxanthin and the major differences between sources. These three founding members will welcome other […]
  • UNCW researchers work with algae to treat deadly horse virus

    For a human, developing a cold sore is a minor, if irritating, inconvenience. But if a horse contracts that same virus, it can mean a death sentence. Using brownish micro-algae cultivated in large glass containers, researchers at the University of North Carolina Wilmington are aiming to change that. More info
  • NCMA launches interactive algae website and database

    East Boothbay, Maine-based Provasoli-Guillard National Center for Marine Algae and Microbiota (NCMA) has announced the launch of its new website and relational database – ( – designed by Shero Designs for buying algae and related services. The leading global distributor of marine microalgae for scientific and industrial research, NCMA has sold its cultures to more than 2,000 customers in 57 countries. More […]
  • Seaweed Energy Solutions (SES) Acquires Wild Seaweed Operation in Norway

    Seaweed Energy Solutions (SES) announced it has reached an agreement to buy all of Norway’s Biotrål AS in a deal that transforms SES’ position as one of Europe’s leading producers of seaweed. The combination of SES and Biotrål, a leading harvester of wild seaweed, opens up new business opportunities by immediately increasing volumes to supplement SES’ growing seaweed farming operations, improving logistics, boosting economies […]
  • A streetlamp powered by algae that absorbs carbon dioxide

    The glowing, neon green lamp you see above is the invention of French biochemist Pierre Calleja, who had the crazy idea of using algae to power otherworldly, tube-shaped streetlamps that double as homes for this growing gloop. In a talk at TEDxLausanneChange, he explains the process behind the invention. He and his team at FermentAlg developed this lamp to double as a habitat for microalgae, which absorb […]