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> About

Our Mission

The Algae Biomass Organization (ABO) is the non-profit trade association and unified voice of the algae industry. Working on behalf of all sectors, the ABO advocates for algae-advancing policy and funding, serves as a hub for innovation and networking, and drives demand for “made with algae” products and services.

Founded in 2008, the ABO is led by a Board of Directors representative of the industry’s value chain. Together, with the broader membership, they strive to deliver on the shared mission to promote and accelerate the power of algae to create a step-change in the health and well-being of humanity and the environment.

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We envision a world where humankind universally thrives with access to sustainable and productive resources.

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> Technology & Products

The Algae Opportunity

ABO is at the forefront of a new generation of algae cultivation technologies that are creating opportunities for sustainable products in dozens of markets, providing jobs in rural areas and addressing a variety of environmental challenges. LEARN MORE> 

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  • ABO’s New Membership Category for Startups

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  • ABO’s Newest European Member, Bioréa, Brings Technology and Expertise to Algae Production

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  • Registration Is Now Open For the World’s Largest Algae Event, the 2021 Algae Biomass Summit!

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“An excellent conference to meet industry leaders, learn from peers, and discover everything that is being made possible with algae. See you next year!”

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> Achievements

Advancing Algae

  • Advanced Research Funding

    ABO members have worked with bipartisan Congressional coalitions to secure over $500 million for algae R&D and technology commercialization.

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  • Networking and Events

    ABO brings together a global community, and produces the largest algae conference in the world: the Algae Biomass Summit.

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  • Education and Standards

    ABO is working to develop the algae workforce, designing new technical standards for algae production, and more.

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  • New Policy

    For the first time the New Farm Bill recognizes algae as a crop. The USDA now has new tools to develop algae and related technologies for nutrient management, soil health, carbon recycling and other farm and rural applications.

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