Posts tagged with ‘omega 3’

  • SGP forms subsidiary, ISG Health, to market algae based nutraceutical products

    International Sustainability Group, Inc. announced the formation of a wholly owned subsidiary, ISG Health to commercialize natural health products. ISG Health is developing a complete line of algae-based nutraceutical products.  These products are designed to support health through a formulation of nature’s minerals, proteins, antioxidants, vitamins and omegas for the health and wellness market.  It is well known that these natural ingredients help with […]
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  • Algae Innovation and Design

    Algae isn’t just a bunch of seaweed: it’s an amazing natural resource that can power everything from a light bulb to an entire city. New technology is exploring the various uses of algae to fuel big and small things cleanly, and scientists are asking whether a whole city could be run on algae, or if algae could power devices ranging from night lights to […]
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  • Solarvest signs with EU facilities for algal omega-3

    Montague, Prince Edward Island-based Solarvest has signed agreements with two German contract production facilities to accelerate its market presence and meet demand for its Organic Omega products. These facilities will implement Solarvest’s proprietary production process and algae strains to produce high value omega-3 to the company’s specifications. For its neutraceutical applications, the company has specialized in the heterotrophic cultivation of […]
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  • Norway Launches Captured CO2 Project to Assist Aquaculture Industry

    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 […]
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  • Ireland to host world’s largest marine ingredient / seafood byproduct facility

    Irish fishermen are aiming to harvest fish oils and minerals that could provide valuable health-enhancing ingredients for consumers and sportspeople. Agriculture and Marine Minister Simon Coveney has welcomed plans by the Killybegs Fishermen’s Organisation (KFO) to build the largest marine food ingredients plant in the world in Co Donegal. The proposed facility would take 50,000 tonnes of boarfish, which is […]
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  • Funding sought to develop algae-fed heart-healthy beef

    Don Smith, of Aspen, Colo., is trying to raise money for a Colorado State University research project in which beef cattle would be fed algae, a high source of omega-3s. Plans call for presenting test results to the Food and Drug Administration for approval as a commercially viable product. “Right now you can only get omega-3s in fish or fish […]
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  • Pivotal Therapeutics tops initial financing goal by nearly $3 million for omega-3 therapies

    Pivotal Therapeutics, a specialty pharmaceutical company with a focus on Omega-3 therapies, said it has raised $7.7 million through a debt financing, surpassing its previous capital raising goal. The debt financing consisted of 7,744 units at a price of C$1,000 apiece, with the offering oversubscribed by 2,744 units, resulting in an increase of $2.7 million over the initial C$5.0 million […]
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  • 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 […]
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  • Funding to aid Newfoundland processor explore potential of extracting oil from shrimp shells

    The provincial government has given Quinlan Brothers Limited $100,000 to determine if it is economically viable to extract Omega 3-enriched oil from shrimp waste. A news release states the funding will support market research, plant modifications, sample production and an assessment of what is required to meet the food and drug regulations of international markets. More info
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  • German Scientists Develop “Omega-3 Sausage”

    German scientists have developed a new kind of sausage: One that is enriched with omega-3 fatty acids, which was made possible by a specifically developed and patented technology. The invention, which is now already available in supermarkets and even comes in nine variations, of course including Bratwurst, is a reaction to the problem that Germans do not eat enough fish. And […]
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