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Algae Biomass Organization Appoints Dr. Rebecca White as Executive Director
Industry veteran to lead the world’s largest algae trade association Preston, MN (August 20, 2020) — The Algae Biomass Organization’s (ABO) Board of Directors today announced the selection of Dr. Rebecca White as the ABO’s new Executive Director, effective October 1, 2020. Dr. White is a recognized leader in the algae industry having led algae […]
ABO and EABA share member benefits
US-based Algae Biomass Organization and the European Algae Biomass Association have agreed to renew their partnership that extends the member benefits of each organization. As the leading algae trade associations for the US and Europe, ABO and EABA will be recognized as a Supporting Organization for each other. The two organizations have also agreed to collaborate to further […]
ABO Members Awarded DOE Support for Bioenergy Research and Development
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 […]
The virtual Algae Biomass Summit kicks off next week!
On Wednesday, August 12 ABO will be hosting the first of our Industry Spotlight sessions that will kick off the virtual 2020 Algae Biomass Summit. The new virtual format of the Summit should make this event very attractive for anyone with an interest in algae agriculture. Abstracts for posters and even a few speaking opportunities […]
Algae based polymers get a boost in latest DOE funding for small business R&D
The U.S. Department of Energy’s (DOE) Office of Energy Efficiency and Renewable Energy (EERE) announced last month that it will fund 49 new Small Business Innovation Research (SBIR) and Small Business Technology Transfer (STTR) research and development projects across 23 states, totaling nearly $53.4 million in funding. Among the projects is Algenesis Materials, a California […]
Federal Activities Report on the Bioeconomy: Algae
A new report is required reading for those serious about developing new algae technologies, products, and ultimately deploying algae agriculture to create a more productive and sustainable economy. The Algae Interagency Working Group (AWG) is a collection of federal agencies coordinating a range of activities on algae R&D supported by the United States government. They […]
Building An Algae Center of Excellence
ABO is putting its weight behind establishing an Algae Center of Excellence to create connections between industry partners, academic institutions, and government agencies to accelerate commercialization of algae products and services. As a follow up to the significant win for the algae industry in the 2018 Agriculture Improvement Act (Farm Bill), where algae is included […]
ABO’s Policy Priorities Continue Forward Momentum
ABO’s work to build a supportive regulatory environment that can advance algae technology development saw some encouraging developments this past month, especially on our carbon utilization priorities: New tax credit guidance for carbon utilization was announced by the Treasury On the regulatory side, the Internal Revenue Service released a new set of regulations for the […]
Working With Algal Oils? The AOCS Annual Meeting Kicks Off Virtually on June 29
Algae can be a excellent source of sustainable oils for countless markets: fuel, feed, food, cosmetics and more. On June 29 those studying how oils from algae are making an impact in our lives can discover some of the latest innovations at The American Oil Chemists’ Society’s Annual Meeting & Expo. The event is free […]
European Commission Adopts Food Sustainability Strategy, Highlights Algae
In May, the European Commission adopted two new strategies as part of the European Green Deal that proposes ambitious actions and commitments to reduce biodiversity loss and transform the food system to improve human health, planetary sustainability, and the food supply chain. The food system strategy is called Farm to Fork (F2F), and specifically calls […]
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