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The “promisability” of algae

Originally posted on October 25, 2016 in Algae Industry Magazine


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 industry mile marker through its tenured history, the news is as diverse as the product offerings now coming to market.

Over the years, since this event first brought the industry together under a shared vision of algae replacing our dependency on fossil fuels, the pivots have come hot and heavy. If fact it seemed this year that about the only word that went nearly unspoken was “biofuel.” From a former cause celebre, the biofuel application has been relegated to a way future possibility, to come long after the multitude of higher value applications have matured.

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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 promise.

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!

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