Entries by Jody Burgess

The “promisability” of algae

Originally posted on October 25, 2016 in Algae Industry Magazine AlgaeIndustryMagazine.com Commercial algae products coming to a retail outlet near you. Click to enlarge photo. o, what can we learn from the 10th Algae Biomass Summit, now in session in Phoenix, one of the nascent industry’s hub locations? For those who have attended this major […]

The Big Algae Pivot and Hustle

Expert says algae’s promise still huge despite disappointments in ingredient development By Hank Schultz, 23-Aug-2016 Algae companies have a habit of over promising and under delivering. According to one longtime expert in the field, that’s almost by default, resulting from the organisms’ almost unlimited potential and the limited ability of current technology to realize that […]

And the 2016 ISPR Innovation Award goes to…

…our very own Co-Founder and Hannah Distinguished Professor in photosynthesis and bioenergetics, David Kramer. We are excited to share the news. David accepted the International Society of Photosynthesis Research (ISPR) Innovation Award at the ISPR’s 17th International Congress on Photosynthesis Research in Maastricht, The Netherlands. Congratulations, David! Read more here: https://prl.natsci.msu.edu/news-and-events/news/david-kramer-wins-innovation-prize-from-ispr/  

Algae: Scaling for commercial use

Scaling up What works well in the small confines of the lab doesn’t automatically work on an industrial scale. Researchers trying to figure out how to take algae production from the petri dish or the pond to the refinery know that is something much easier said than done… Read more at https://energyfactor.exxonmobil.com/science-technology/algae-beneficial-can-biofuel-future/