On July 31 the Department of Energy announced more than $97 million in funding for 33 projects that will support high-impact technology research and development to accelerate the bioeconomy. Several algae projects were awarded a total of more than $21 million, funding that was made possible with bi-partisan support in Congress.
ABO corporate, academic and student members represented many of the awardees:
Global Algae Innovations, San Diego, CA
Production of Algae Biofuel and Bioproducts with CO2 Direct Air Capture
Scale-up of Novel Algae Drying and Extraction Unit Operations
Montana State University, Bozeman, MT
Transforming High pH/High Alkalinity Cultivation through Beneficial Microbiomes and Improved Pond Design
Arizona State University, Tempe, AZ
ASU’s Polymer-enhanced Cyanobacterial Bioproductivity (AUDACity)
University of California – San Diego, La Jolla, CA
Biomolecular Films for Direct Air Capture of CO2
MicroBio Engineering, Inc., San Luis Obispo, CA
Microalgae Commodities Production with a Direct Air Capture Process
Lumen Bioscience, Incorporated, Seattle, WA
Alkaline Carbon Capture and Expression-Streamlined Spirulina Cultivated in Air for Reliable Bioproducts, Oil, and Nutrition
Duke University, Beaufort, NC
Development of High Value Bioproducts and Enhancement of Direct-Air-Capture Efficiency with a Marine Algae Biofuel Production System
University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign, Champaign, IL
Process Optimization and Real-Time Control for Synergistic Microalgae Cultivation and Wastewater Treatment.
Utah State University, Logan UT
Synergistic Municipal Wastewater Treatment Using a Rotating Algae Biofilm Reactor.
Many of these awardees will be represented at the virtual Algae Biomass Summit. Register today to begin collaborating with the leaders of the algae agriculture revolution.