International Algae Competition: Circular Tank Technology

May 11, 2012 |

The Algae Production Systems First Prize

Circular Tank Technology to reduce production costs, by Vincent Guigon, Antenna Technologies, Geneva.

Antenna is an NGO promoting spirulina against malnutrition with projects in Africa and Asia to make spirulina more affordable. Today there are about 10 farms initiated by Antenna running by themselves in 8 countries.

Antenna developed circular tank technology with a rotating central axis using wind or solar energy for stirring and cleaning to reduce these costs by 20% through long lasting maintenance of culture quality without purges.

(Contact: www.antenna-france.org).

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