Tag: microalga

Chinese researchers find red and blue LEDs can boost microalga growth and yields

Chinese researchers find red and blue LEDs can boost microalga growth and yields

March 30, 2021 |

In China, in their paper, published in the Journal of Renewable and Sustainable Energy, Yangzhou University researchers in China show how a combination of monochromatic red and blue LED illumination on one type of microalga can enhance its growth and increase the biosynthesis of critical components, such as lipids, for microalgae feedstock development. The researchers […]

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Japanese biotech group launches largest tropical microalga facility in Malaysia

Japanese biotech group launches largest tropical microalga facility in Malaysia

August 20, 2019 |

In Japan, Chitose Group, a family of biotechnology companies, designed and supervised the largest microalga cultivation facility which is suitable to the tropical climate and established in the project jointly organized by Sarawak Biodiversity Centre (SBC) and Mitsubishi Corporation (MC) in Sarawak, Malaysia. The operation of the facility will be demonstrated on a ceremony arranged by […]

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Canadian report identifies key challenge in scaling microalga biomass technology

Canadian report identifies key challenge in scaling microalga biomass technology

August 6, 2012 |

In Canada, researchers from the University of Ottawa have published a report on the use of microalgae in a number of different industries. The report identifies the design of photobioreactors that maximize solar energy capture and conversion as one of the key challenges in scaling micro algae biomass technology. Read more here. 

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