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Handling Harsh pH and High-Alkalinity: The Digest’s 2020 Multi-Slide Guide to Improving Microalgae Cultivated in High-pH Media

Handling Harsh pH and High-Alkalinity: The Digest’s 2020 Multi-Slide Guide to Improving Microalgae Cultivated in High-pH Media

February 6, 2020 |

Eliminating cost and site-location constraints – sounds like something we all want. But there’s a project working on getting rid of those constraints posed by the supply of concentrated CO2 to microalgae farms while simultaneously achieving high seasonal productivities. Their objectives include improving scale and productivity of algal cultures cultivated in high-pH and high-alkalinity media, […]

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Microalgae Applications and Cultivation: The Digest’s 2020 Multi-Slide Guide to mBio’s Algae Biomass

Microalgae Applications and Cultivation: The Digest’s 2020 Multi-Slide Guide to mBio’s Algae Biomass

January 5, 2020 |

From microalgae applications that include adding value to feed, shrimp larvae culturing, bioplastics and anti-bacterial constituents and other applications, do you know about the latest in algae cultivation technologies? Check out what this team from MicroBio Engineering and Cal Poly State University shared during this illuminating presentation at ABLC NEXT in San Francisco on microalgae […]

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Danish researchers find rare microalgae enzyme to improve renewable diesel production

Danish researchers find rare microalgae enzyme to improve renewable diesel production

December 12, 2019 |

In Denmark, Researchers have found an unusual, light-dependent enzyme in microalgae. A new project at the Department of Engineering, Aarhus University, will use the enzyme in a system to produce drop-in fuels from waste oils and fats. A grant of DKK 3 million (EUR 0.4 mill.) from the Novo Nordisk Foundation will kick-start a new […]

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UAE launches microalgae biomass project Green Barjeel

UAE launches microalgae biomass project Green Barjeel

October 1, 2019 |

In the UAE, the Ministry of Climate Change and Environment (MOCCAE) announced the launch of the Green Barjeel research project that aims to leverage innovative methods to grow microalgae biomass with a high lipid content in tower-shaped structures. Run in cooperation with American University of Sharjah (AUS) and Khalifa University (KU), the project involves collecting […]

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Korea Biofuel Corp. signs $72 million MOU for microalgae-based oil

Korea Biofuel Corp. signs $72 million MOU for microalgae-based oil

September 19, 2019 |

In South Korea, Medium reports that Aussie Green Bio Energy has signed a Memorandum of Understanding with Korea Biofuel Corporation to develop $72 million in microalgae-based oil over the next 10 years. Aussie Green Bio Energy plans to set up 4,000 containers at its plantation in Malaysia, producing 40 tons of oil per day. In […]

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Mazda funds Japanese universities for microalgae biofuel research

Mazda funds Japanese universities for microalgae biofuel research

September 15, 2019 |

In Japan, Autocar reports that Mazda is working on carbon-neutral biofuel by giving funding to the Tokyo Institute of Technology and Hiroshima University so researchers can look at genome editing and plant physiology, including microalgae specifically for biofuel. Autocar reports that “Mazda anticipates a gradual transition to biofuel, if that path is taken, with both […]

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Serbian researchers boost microalgae lipid content to 30% using stress methods

Serbian researchers boost microalgae lipid content to 30% using stress methods

August 14, 2019 |

In Serbia, local press reports that after two years of work, researchers from the University of Belgrade’s Institute for Multidisciplinary Research have developed a way to boost lipid content in microalgae to around 30% by stressing the organisms. The increased oil content could have a major impact in the economic viability of algae as a […]

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Miscanthus BBQ fuel, microalgae, new bioreactor for fermentation, cacao bean waste to beer, soy shoes, and more: The Digest’s Top 10 Innovations for the week of June 7th

Miscanthus BBQ fuel, microalgae, new bioreactor for fermentation, cacao bean waste to beer, soy shoes, and more: The Digest’s Top 10 Innovations for the week of June 7th

June 6, 2019 |

As we turn the corner from spring to summer, the pace of bioeconomy invention and change continues at a frenetic pace. Here are the top innovations for the week of June 7th In today’s Digest, miscanthus BBQ fuel, microalgae, new bioreactor for fermentation, cacao bean waste to beer, soy shoes — these and more, ready […]

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Swedish researcher finds potential for Nordic microalgae to produce biomass and treat sewage

Swedish researcher finds potential for Nordic microalgae to produce biomass and treat sewage

June 4, 2019 |

In Sweden, a PhD candidate demonstrated the potential of Nordic microalgae for simultaneous production of biomass and municipal sewage treatment in the Nordic climate. She has also studied how microalgae and bacteria work together and how this impacts the composition of microbial communities in open algae cultures. Several Swedish microalgae strains that were able to […]

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Coffee sunglasses, cotton biofuel cells, evolving yeasts, biobased boat stickers, microalgae chemicals, potato plastic, bioplastic shoes: The Digest’s Top 10 Innovations for the week of December 5th

Coffee sunglasses, cotton biofuel cells, evolving yeasts, biobased boat stickers, microalgae chemicals, potato plastic, bioplastic shoes: The Digest’s Top 10 Innovations for the week of December 5th

December 4, 2018 |

The pace of bioeconomy invention and change continues at a frenetic pace. Here are the top innovations for the week of December 5th. #1 Do you smell coffee? That’s my sunglasses! In Ukraine, the world’s first coffee-based sunglasses are now available thanks to eyeglass designer brand Ochi. They use a biopolymer based on coffee, flax […]

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