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IN, United States
Algaeon produces an algae-derived, highly-concentrated Beta glucan for various markets, including nutraceuticals, functional foods and beverages, cosmetics and animal nutrition.
Summary of Services: supplier of algae-based Beta glucan in purified and whole-cell form
Name: Mike Neibler
As technology provider Subitec enables its customers the efficient and cost-saving cultivation of microalgae in both laboratory and industrial scale.
Summary of Services: Photobioreactors – Feasibility studies – Production plants – Laboratory Systems
Name: Peter Ripplinger
Phone: +49 711 36540290
National Center for Marine Algae and Microbiota (NCMA)
Maine, United States
Established in 1981, the Provasoli-Guillard National Center for Marine Algae and Microbiota (NCMA) is the world’s largest and most diverse collection of marine algae.
Summary of Services: algae starter cultures, bacteria starter cultures, mass cultures, harvested cells, nucleic acid, prepared growth media, media kits, Gulf of Maine seawater, Sargasso seawater, private deposits, patent deposits, cryopreservation, taxonomic identification service, strain isolation service, strain purification services, mass culturing, harvesting, bioprospecting, training course and consulting
Name: Sara Yentsch
Applied Chemical Technology
Alabama, United States
Applied Chemical Technology, Inc. specializes in process development, engineering, design and fabrication for industries worldwide. ACT specializes in custom designed systems and can provide turnkey plants as well as custom processing equipment. ACT has extensive experience in fluid bed and rotary drum granulation, agglomeration coating, drying, cooling and reacting processes.
Summary of Services: Pilot Plant and Lab Services: ACT maintains laboratory and pilot plant facilities for use in all types of product and process development work. Pilot plants provide the best opportunity for developing and testing of new products and new processes. They may also be used for training of plant operators or to provide quantities of products for use in test marketing. Analytical lab services provide preliminary process and product evaluation, standard laboratory services, and custom analytical procedures to support process control and pilot plant support. Engineering & Design: Services include process and product development, scale-up, process modification, pollution control, equipment design, complete plant design. ACT has both mechanical and chemical engineers on site including 5 professional engineers. Automation/controls: ACT maintains a UL 508 panel shop. We have experience in designing and fabricating electrical/ control systems to any scale, with capabilities including PLC, and SCADA/HMI controls. Fabrication: ACT offers a wide range of fabrication services including skid mounted systems, custom equipment, standard equipment, structural steel refurbishing and modification. ACTâ€™s skilled craftsmen are experienced in an unlimited selection of construction materials and processes. ACT will fabricate equipment to suit the most extreme process requirements. This includes explosion proofing and specialty alloys. ACT has met all requirements for ASME authorization to build pressure vessels in accordance with the ASME codes for quality. Skid Mounted Systems: ACT’s experience in the design and fabrication of skid mounted processing plants will enable us to provide a complete plant that will require minimum assembly and provide a quicker start up. We have proven that our clients can realize a substantial savings and reduction in the schedule by having ACT design engineer and fabricate a skid mounted plant. Our ability to provide a complete turnkey system while working with a local contractor for installation will also prove to be very important in keeping costs down and the project on schedule.
Name: Brian Pace
MicroBio Engineering, Inc.
San Luis Obispo
California, United States
MicroBio Engineering (MBE), Inc. is a consulting and engineering firm specializing in the design and construction of algae ponds for wastewater reclamation, biofuel production, microalgae feeds and specialty products.
Summary of Services: MicroBio Engineering Inc provides full services from R&D plans and project development to detailed engineering designs, training, and operations manuals. MBE also as a complete line of Algae Raceways ranging in size from 0.5m2 to 101m2.
Name: Ian Woertz
California Center for Algae Biotechnology (Cal-CAB)
9500 Gilman Drive, MC:0416
California, United States
The California Center for Algae Biotechnology (Cal-CAB) is a multidisciplinary consortium of academic researchers from around the State of California that collaborate with the private sector to apply lab discoveries to support development of innovative, sustainable, and commercially viable algae-based biotechnology solutions for renewable energy, green chemistry, bio-products, water conservation, and CO2 abatement. The California Center for Algae Biotechnology (Cal-CAB) is a multidisciplinary consortium of academic researchers from around the State of California that collaborate with the private sector to apply lab discoveries to support development of innovative, sustainable, and commercially viable algae-based biotechnology solutions for renewable energy, green chemistry, bio-products, water conservation, and CO2 abatement.
Summary of Services: Research collaboration
Name: Wendy Stegman
Raamsdonksveer, The Netherlands
Evodos is the developer and manufacturer of Algae harvesting equipment (Dynamic Settlers). The working principle of these Dynamic Settlers is Evodos proprietary separation technology, called Spiral Plate Technology. With Evodos, even the smallest, most fragile and both fresh and marine water algae are harvested successfully. The separation efficiency is typically >95% and the dry weight of the output algae paste is 1.5 – 2 times better compared to traditional centrifuges.
With Evodos, all algae cells are harvested intact and undamaged.
Summary of Services: Algae harvesting equipment, Dynamic Settlers
Name: Fons Jacobs
LanzaTech’s unique microbial capability captures and recycles a broad spectrum of gases for fuel and chemical production. The first 3 commercial units are being built; in China with Shougang; in Taiwan with China Steel and in Belgium with the world’s largest steel maker, ArcelorMittal. LanzaTech embodies the bioeconomy, by promoting a ‘carbon smart’ circular economy, where both gas providers and end users can choose to be resource efficient by recycling or “sequestering” carbon into new products rather than from new fossil resources.
Summary of Services: biofuels, chemicals,
Name: Freya Burton
Phone: +1 630 347 8054
Texas A&M AgriLife Research
College Station, TX
Texas A&M AgriLife Research is the state’s premier research agency in agriculture, natural resources, and the life sciences. We conduct hundreds of projects spanning many scientific disciplines to deliver life-sustaining and industry-changing impacts to citizens throughout Texas and around the world. A member of The Texas A&M University System, AgriLife Research collaborates with the University’s College of Agriculture and Life Sciences and others to help fulfill the A&M System’s land-grant mission of teaching, research, extension, and service.
Summary of Services: Technology provider; various patent applications to date in separations and conversion; research in algal areas includes: genomics, cultivation practices and control systems (coastal and semi-arid), processing (harvest, dewater, separations, conversion), bioproduct/co-product development (feed ingredients), and techno-economic, life-cycle, and financial analyses. Two pilot-scale algae facilities located at Pecos (pictured) and Corpus Christi.
Name: Shay Simpson
Diversified Technologies, Inc.
Diversified Technologies, Inc. (DTI), a privately held company headquartered in Bedford, Massachusetts, USA, is the developer, manufacturer, and marketer of the PowerMod™ line of solid-state power supplies, pulse modulators, power converters and related high voltage, high power equipment. DTI is a leader in the manufacture of Pulsed Electric Field processing equipment for food sterilization and enhanced extraction of products from plant and algal materials.
Summary of Services: Pulsed Electric Field equipment for enhanced extraction of algal products.
Name: Michael Kempkes
Harmon Consulting Inc.
Harmon Consulting, Inc.’s mission and vision is to accelerate the development of the microalgae industry in every potential market via proven reliable production methods, as well as development of cost effective manufacturing technologies. Over 37 years of combined experience in research and manipulation of algae at cellular level through to million liter plus production scale, as well as business experience make Harmon Consulting, Inc. your go to solution for microalgae problem solving at all stages of company development.
Summary of Services: Microalgae Consulting Expertise in: Microalgae Production and Optimization,
Research and Development, Analytical Method Development, Bioprospecting, Contaminant Identification and Elimination, Crop Protection Methods, Personnel Training, Due Diligence.
Name: Valerie Harmon
Qualitas Health, Inc.
PO Box 448 (mailing)
Qualitas Health develops high-value food supplements and nutrition ingredients based on microalgae. With deep experience and expertise in algae cultivation and extraction, Qualitas has developed unique technologies for strain selection, sustainable algae farming, harvesting and oil processing. This allows for the effective production of premium algal omega-3 oil.
Name: Rebecca White
Phone: 432-242-4620 ext. 113
Matrix Genetics is a leading synthetic biology company developing cyanobacteria/ Spirulina strains that produce natural pigments, proteins, biofuels and a pipeline of other high-value products. The Company’s state-of-the-art synthetic biology platform is the most cost-efficient method to create customized organisms with a range of traits for multiple industries. Matrix is the only company that has the capability to genetically enhance Spirulina and is pursuing many product opportunities in this commercially robust production organism.
Name: Margaret McCormick
Triton Algae Innovations
San Diego, CA
Triton Algae Innovations is a San Diego based biotechnology company that produces recombinant human and bovine colostrum proteins in eukaryotic green algae. Triton’s IP protected technology platform is optimized for production of complex orally deliverable proteins such as osteopontin (OPN), which has well documented beneficial effects on both infants and adults. OPN and other proteins occur naturally in human breast milk, but are absent from infant formula. Triton intends to provide these proteins for the growing global infant formula market.
Summary of Services: Triton Algae Innovations produces human and bovine colostrum and milk proteins for the human and animal nutrition and health markets, with a specific emphasis on infant formula. These proteins are orally deliverable and biologically active, and have well-demonstrated beneficial effects in areas such as gut health, bone strength and density, oral health, and cognitive development. Triton’s uniquely optimized technology platform enables production of these biologically active and orally deliverable proteins at a low cost and commercial scale.
Name: David Schroeder
Synthetic Genomics, Inc.
La Jolla , X
Synthetic Genomics Inc. (SGI), is a leader in the field of synthetic biology, advancing genomics to better life. SGI applies its integrated synthetic biology capabilities to reinvent bio-based production by improving existing production systems and developing novel, optimized production hosts. SGI develops its applied products, typically in partnership with leading global organizations, across a variety of industries including sustainable bio-fuels, sustainable crops, nutritional supplements, vaccines, and transplantable organs.
Summary of Services: SGI applies its intellectual property in this rapidly evolving field to design and build biological systems solving global sustainability challenges. SGI serves three end markets: research, bioproduction, and applied products.The company’s research offerings, commercialized through its subsidiary SGI-DNA, are revolutionizing science and medicine with next-generation genomic solutions, including the world’s first DNA printer. The BioXp™ 3200 System is the world’s first DNA printer which will allow any laboratory to create genes, genetic elements and devices on their benchtop hands-free, starting only with electronically transmitted sequence data.
SGI-DNA’s commercial expertise lies in the ability to synthesize custom DNA of varying size and complexity using our patented Gibson Assembly® method and error correction technology. We are committed to producing 100% sequence verified clones quickly and economically to save you time and money.
The Gibson Assembly® method was developed by Daniel Gibson and colleagues at the J. Craig Venter Institute. The Gibson Assembly® method uses a one-step, isothermal approach to enable the rapid assembly of multiple DNA fragments, without the use of restriction enzymes.
SGI-DNA offers expert bioinformatics support, which includes whole genome annotation, gene expression analysis, and other types of sequence design. SGI-DNA also provides Archetype® software, a one-of-a-kind solution that is quite simply the first step toward true biological engineering
Name: Rob Brown
Earthrise Nutritionals LLC
Earthrise Nutritionals is America’s original producer of Spirulina. Since 1981, Earthrise has formed an international team to cultivate Spirulina in sunny Southern California and has made a name for itself as the #1 Spirulina on Earth. Committed to excellence, Earthrise ecologically farms Spirulina with no pesticides, herbicides, GMO’s or preservatives to ensure that customers are receiving the quality they have come to expect and deserve.
Summary of Services: Spirulina, blue- green algae
Name: Amaha Belay
SCHOTT North America, Inc.
SCHOTT offers technically and economically superior products for photobioreactors (PBRs) for the algae cultivation market. DURAN® brosilicate glass tubing allows for optimum light input for the highest growth rates. With glass U-bends, manifolds and couplings we provide reliable and long lasting solutions for bio-secure algae cultivation of haematococcus, spirulina and other algae.
Summary of Services: Glass tubes for the construction of photobioreactors
Name: Rina Della Vecchia
Sapphire Energy, Inc.
San Diego, CA
At Sapphire we have developed a technology platform that uses non-potable water, such as seawater, and non-arable land to grow algae in open ponds. This algae biomass is a sustainable, renewable, and scalable source of high value Omega-3 oils, high value aquaculture and animal feed ingredients and renewable fuels. Sapphire is addressing the world’s greatest challenges with a revolutionary approach to agriculture with the potential to improve large scale, sustainable production of critical global needs from animal feed and food to energy.
Summary of Services: Omega-3 oils, high value aquaculture and animal feed ingredients and renewable fuels
Name: James Levine
Phone: (858) 768-4700
South San Francisco , CA
TerraVia™ is a next generation food, nutrition and specialty ingredients company that harnesses the power of algae, the mother of all plants and earth’s original superfood. With a portfolio of breakthrough ingredients and manufacturing, the Company is well positioned to help emerging and established food manufacturers to improve the nutritional profile of foods without sacrificing taste, and to develop select consumer brands. The Company also manufactures a range of specialty personal care ingredients for key strategic partners.
Summary of Services: TerraVia™ (formerly Solazyme, Inc.) is a next generation food, nutrition and specialty ingredients company that harnesses the power of algae, the mother of all plants and earth’s original superfood. With a portfolio of breakthrough ingredients and manufacturing, the Company is well positioned to help meet the growing need of consumer packaged goods and established and emerging food manufacturers to improve the nutritional profile of foods without sacrificing taste, and to develop select consumer brands. The Company also manufactures a range of specialty personal care ingredients for key strategic partners. Headquartered in South San Francisco, the Company’s mission is to create products that are truly better for people and better for the planet.
Name: William Mooney
Global Algae Innovations
San Diego, CA
Global Algae Innovations is a leader in low cost algae production. The company has designed and implemented radical advances throughout the entire process resulting in industry breakthroughs for large-scale algae cultivation and harvesting. These advances have been demonstrated in one of the world’s largest open raceway facilities utilizing power plant flue gas as the carbon dioxide source.
Global Algae Innovations – Algae Solutions for Global Dilemmas.
Summary of Services: Zobi Harvester™
This revolutionary new algae harvesting system uses advanced membranes to achieve 100% harvest efficiency and eliminate the need for secondary dewatering. The system attains up to 15-20% concentrate in primary harvesting with a crystal clear permeate that is 10 times lower turbidity than U.S. drinking water standards. Operation has been validated for many classes of algae including diatoms, green algae, cyanobacteria, and red algae. The automated system is easy to operate, and algae are harvested at ambient pressure without exposure to high centrifugal forces or shear. The scalable system is available in sizes from 5 gpm to 200,000 gpm.
The company’s innovation suite significantly lowers energy consumption, increases production efficiency, and is a fraction of the cost of conventional algae production technologies. Global Algae Innovation’s technology provides a strong return on investment for commercial production of algal protein for human consumption and animal feed, as well as high value products such as astaxanthin, pigments, and omega-3 oils. Based on this technology, Global Algae Innovations is positioned to play an important role in solving international concerns on climate change and protein shortages. The company is strategically partnering to deploy this technology for commercial protein and oil production.
Name: Tiffany Cannis