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An August Policy Update
New budget bills and infrastructure spending are dominating the talk in Washington, DC, and the Algae Biomass Organization is part of the appropriations discussions on several fronts. In each case, our priority is support that can drive algae technology forward and accelerate commercial applications. Early this month the Senate Energy and Water Development and Senate […]
Diversified Technologies Brings Voltage to Algae Cultivation and Processing
Diversified Technologies is known as a leading supplier of modulators and power supplies that are used to operate large-scale industrial equipment. Some of their specialized equipment has also become crucial components for algae cultivation. Diversified Technologies has been an ABO member since 2013, and has partnered with some of the industry’s leading research organizations and […]
ABO Collaborates with WWF to Accelerate Growth of Sustainable Seaweed Farming
Seaweeds, (also known as macroalgae), have great potential to become a nutritious and sustainable source of food and other products. Yet the seaweed farming industry will need a coordinated effort to ensure it can grow rapidly enough to meet consumer demand, contribute to climate change mitigation, and provide economic benefits to coastal communities. The Algae […]
Technical Standards Focus Group Seeks Industry Input and Guidance
By Lieve Laurens The second annual Technical Standards Focus Group convened in early June 2021 to revisit some of the technical considerations and priorities for guidance development that were highlighted after the inaugural working group meeting in March 2020; nutritional information and biomass composition; identification methodology and genetic analyses; safety and presence of toxins and […]
Arizona Algae Products’ Methods Are Ideal for Plant-Based, Non-GMO Oils and Proteins
This month ABO welcomes Arizona Algae Products, a company producing sustainable protein powders and omega-3 oils from algae for use in food, dietary supplements and wellness products, as one of our newest Bronze-level members. The Bronze-level ABO membership was designed for startups with potential to make big impacts in the industry, and Arizona Algae fits […]
Sneak a Peek at the Agenda for the 2021 Algae Biomass Summit
We hope you have had the chance to start your summer with a bang, and are enjoying time with your family and friends! As we prep for the world’s largest algae event of the year, the upcoming Algae Biomass Summit, we are doing everything we can, to kick off this month-long summit right! Within […]
Planning a family trip to the beautiful Maine coast this summer? Why not have your kiddos also learn about the wonderful world of algae!
The University of Southern Maine and Maine Robotics is hosting the first ever Algae Camp. In collaboration with The Algae Foundation, this 4-day camp for kids 12-16 will include a field trip to the coast to collect algae samples, microscopy, seaweed pressings, and so much more. Students will even get to build their own algae cultivation […]
Climate Policy is Moving Again and A Voice for Algae is More Important Than Ever
The Biden Administration is weaving climate policy into almost every facet of the government, and at ABO we are working closely with the White House, Congress and federal agencies to ensure that the microalgae and seaweed industry can play its part. A robust algae industry has the potential to employ thousands of people, lend solutions […]
ABO Announces 2021-2022 Officers and 2021-2023 Directors Class
The Algae Biomass Organization (ABO), the US based non-profit trade organization for the algae industry, today announced the election of their officers for their Board of Directors for the 2021-2022 term, as well as the Board of Directors members elected for the 2021-2023 term. The group includes both new and existing (re-elected) members who will join current […]
Become a Partner of the Algae Biomass Summit
The virtual 2021 Algae Biomass Summit is the best place to make valuable connections with key decision makers and influential policy leaders within the algae industry and scientific community this fall. Our new Partnership Program is a unique opportunity for those leaders that want to engage with the algae industry on a deeper level. Why […]
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Benefits of Membership
- A voice on ABO policy initiatives.
- Access to members-only resources.
- Discounted pricing to ABO events, and more!