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New Federal Funding for Algae in 2021 Will Advance Science and Technology Commercialization
Federal support for advanced algae R&D is on a solid foundation for 2021 with the recent passage of an omnibus appropriations bill that was included in last year’s COVID-19 relief legislation. These funds extend a long-standing tradition of supporting advanced algae technology development at the federal level, and were approved by bipartisan majorities in Congress. […]
Algaculture Online Training Course: 24-26 February 2021
From the Scottish Association of Marine Science, The Culture Collection of Algae and Protozoa invite applications to their online 2.5 day course on Algaculture. This course is open to students, technicians, early career researchers, industry professionals and algae enthusiasts. Short lectures from SAMS experts will cover: Taxonomy Nutrition Photosynthesis Legal Issues Algae in Biotechnology: Opportunities […]
Looking Back on 2020, Algae Thrived.
The year 2020 will go down in history as one of historic turbulence. We share in the heartbreak of the COVID-19 pandemic and economic challenges for businesses large and small. Through it all, however, the community of the Algae Biomass Organization did find ways to keep up the momentum in scientific advances, commercial milestones, and […]
DOE’s Devinn Lambert Named in Forbes 30 Under 30
Congratulations to Devinn Lambert at the Department of Energy’s Bioenergy Technologies Office (BETO) for being named in the 2021 Forbes 30 Under 30 list! Devinn’s work as a technology manager at BETO is well-known to ABO members that are coordinating with DOE on projects to advance algae technology. BETO’s grants are primarily focused on bioenergy […]
DOE’s Upcoming Funding Opportunity For Algae-Based Carbon Capture Tech
In January 2021 the Department of Energy’s Office of Fossil Energy (FE) is expected to announce a new funding opportunity for projects focusing on the development of algae-based technology that utilizes carbon dioxide from power systems or other industrial sources as a feedstock. The DOE’s announcement notes that “Research should focus on the development and […]
An Update from the Macroalgae Working Group
The inaugural meeting of the Macroalgae Working Group was held during the Algae Biomass Summit on September 18, 2020. Attendees included producers, end users, researchers, government agencies, and NGOs from around the world. The group discussed a broad range of topics impacting the seaweed industry and had a robust discussion on what the working group […]
Next Steps for Food and Feed Regulatory Initiatives
Following the Algae Food and Feed Meeting at the Algae Biomass Summit, the Algae for Food and Feed executive committee hosted a Town Hall on October 14, 2020. The Town Hall was a direct follow up to the discussion on regulatory initiatives at the Summit meeting, and the purpose was to get feedback on how […]
Step Into the Future With An ABO Membership
Update 12/22/20: We’ve moved the deadline to qualify for 2021 membership discounts to January 15, 2021! At the Algae Biomass Organization we are building a better future with one of the most promising new technology platforms. We see how algae cultivation, harvesting and product development can come together to improve global sustainability, feed billions of […]
What Makes a Blue Moon Halloween Even Better? Algae!
Who doesn’t love an excuse to make some spooky treats for the Halloween season? If you are looking for natural, brilliant color for your cookies, cupcakes and more, be sure experiment with some of these algae-based ingredients: This year will be a very rare blue moon Halloween. So consider using the deep blue pigments from […]
The Great Success of the Virtual 2020 Algae Biomass Summit
The virtual Algae Biomass Summit concluded last week, and the most significant takeaway was that the new online format provided a more dynamic collaboration than ever before, and with larger group of participants spread across the globe. Speakers, poster presenters, exhibitors, sponsors, and hundreds of attendees gathered continue the momentum to make algae a new […]
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