Trends and practical research in marine and aquatic biomass

Marine and aquatic biomass can be a promising source of sustainable bio-based materials. To actually process…

Pierre Gielen

Bioreactor The Lighthouse

Algae and weeds: crops of the future

A microbial kitchen garden in every home? Want to start the day with a fresh shake…

Pierre Gielen

Ocean waves

“The most sustainable biomass comes from the sea”

The world's oceans, rivers and lakes are a promising renewable source of biomass. Fish and shellfish…

Pierre Gielen


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SeaSolv enables waste-free multiproduct biorefinery of seaweed

Seaweeds ('macroalgae') are rich in valuable nutrients for food, nutraceuticals or pharmaceuticals. However, these are not…

Editorial office / Wageningen

AlgaePARC Wageningen

AlgaePARC expansion: more capacity for SMEs and start-ups

The micro-algae pilot plant AlgaePARC in Wageningen (Netherland) is to expand its capacity to meet the…

Editorial office / Wageningen

Micoalgae biorefinery

SCALE consortium builds world’s largest biorefinery for microalgae

In Baillargues, southern France, the world's largest biorefinery for microalgae will be built. This is announced…

Editorial office / Baillargues

AlgaeEurope 2020

AlgaEurope 2021 held in digital format 7-9 December

Algae have become a multi-billion sector in terms of biotechnology development that is expected to grow…

Editorial office / Rome

Yeast cells under the microscope

Austrian researchers turn baker’s yeast into biodiesel

In the near future, cars and trucks may well run on climate-neutral biodiesel made from yeast.…

Editorial office / Graz

Half-time for Veramaris‘ algal oil production facility in Nebraska

Half-time for Veramaris‘ algal oil production facility in Nebraska

Veramaris, the DSM and Evonik joint venture that will make sustainable omega-3 oil from natural marine…

Editorial office / Blair