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National Center for Marine Algae and Microbiota (NCMA)
Maine, United States
Established in 1981, the Provasoli-Guillard National Center for Marine Algae and Microbiota (NCMA) is the world’s largest and most diverse collection of marine algae.
Summary of Services: algae starter cultures, bacteria starter cultures, mass cultures, harvested cells, nucleic acid, prepared growth media, media kits, Gulf of Maine seawater, Sargasso seawater, private deposits, patent deposits, cryopreservation, taxonomic identification service, strain isolation service, strain purification services, mass culturing, harvesting, bioprospecting, training course and consulting
Name: Mike Lomas
MicroBio Engineering, Inc.
San Luis Obispo
California, United States
MicroBio Engineering (MBE), Inc. is a consulting and engineering firm specializing in the design and construction of algae ponds for wastewater reclamation, biofuel production, microalgae feeds and specialty products.
Summary of Services: MicroBio Engineering Inc provides full services from R&D plans and project development to detailed engineering designs, training, and operations manuals. MBE also as a complete line of Algae Raceways ranging in size from 0.5m2 to 101m2.
Name: Ian Woertz
LanzaTech’s unique microbial capability captures and recycles a broad spectrum of gases for fuel and chemical production. The first 3 commercial units are being built; in China with Shougang; in Taiwan with China Steel and in Belgium with the world’s largest steel maker, ArcelorMittal. LanzaTech embodies the bioeconomy, by promoting a ‘carbon smart’ circular economy, where both gas providers and end users can choose to be resource efficient by recycling or “sequestering” carbon into new products rather than from new fossil resources.
Summary of Services: biofuels, chemicals,
Name: Freya Burton
Phone: +1 630 347 8054
Texas A&M AgriLife Research
College Station, TX
Texas A&M AgriLife Research is the state’s premier research agency in agriculture, natural resources, and the life sciences. We conduct hundreds of projects spanning many scientific disciplines to deliver life-sustaining and industry-changing impacts to citizens throughout Texas and around the world. A member of The Texas A&M University System, AgriLife Research collaborates with the University’s College of Agriculture and Life Sciences and others to help fulfill the A&M System’s land-grant mission of teaching, research, extension, and service.
Summary of Services: Technology provider; various patent applications to date in separations and conversion; research in algal areas includes: genomics, cultivation practices and control systems (coastal and semi-arid), processing (harvest, dewater, separations, conversion), bioproduct/co-product development (feed ingredients), and techno-economic, life-cycle, and financial analyses. Two pilot-scale algae facilities located at Pecos (pictured) and Corpus Christi.
Name: Shay Simpson
Diversified Technologies, Inc.
Diversified Technologies, Inc. (DTI), a privately held company headquartered in Bedford, Massachusetts, USA, is the developer, manufacturer, and marketer of the PowerMod™ line of solid-state power supplies, pulse modulators, power converters and related high voltage, high power equipment. DTI is a leader in the manufacture of Pulsed Electric Field processing equipment for food sterilization and enhanced extraction of products from plant and algal materials.
Summary of Services: Pulsed Electric Field equipment for enhanced extraction of algal products.
Name: Michael Kempkes
Qualitas Health, Inc.
PO Box 448 (mailing)
Qualitas Health develops high-value food supplements and nutrition ingredients based on microalgae. With deep experience and expertise in algae cultivation and extraction, Qualitas has developed unique technologies for strain selection, sustainable algae farming, harvesting and oil processing. This allows for the effective production of premium algal omega-3 oil.
Name: Rebecca White
Phone: 432-242-4620 ext. 113
Triton Algae Innovations
San Diego, CA
Triton Algae Innovations is a San Diego based biotechnology company that produces recombinant human and bovine colostrum proteins in eukaryotic green algae. Triton’s IP protected technology platform is optimized for production of complex orally deliverable proteins such as osteopontin (OPN), which has well documented beneficial effects on both infants and adults. OPN and other proteins occur naturally in human breast milk, but are absent from infant formula. Triton intends to provide these proteins for the growing global infant formula market.
Summary of Services: Triton Algae Innovations produces human and bovine colostrum and milk proteins for the human and animal nutrition and health markets, with a specific emphasis on infant formula. These proteins are orally deliverable and biologically active, and have well-demonstrated beneficial effects in areas such as gut health, bone strength and density, oral health, and cognitive development. Triton’s uniquely optimized technology platform enables production of these biologically active and orally deliverable proteins at a low cost and commercial scale.
Name: David Schroeder
Synthetic Genomics, Inc.
La Jolla , X
Synthetic Genomics Inc. (SGI), is a leader in the field of synthetic biology, advancing genomics to better life. SGI applies its integrated synthetic biology capabilities to reinvent bio-based production by improving existing production systems and developing novel, optimized production hosts. SGI develops its applied products, typically in partnership with leading global organizations, across a variety of industries including sustainable bio-fuels, sustainable crops, nutritional supplements, vaccines, and transplantable organs.
Summary of Services: SGI applies its intellectual property in this rapidly evolving field to design and build biological systems solving global sustainability challenges. SGI serves three end markets: research, bioproduction, and applied products.The company’s research offerings, commercialized through its subsidiary SGI-DNA, are revolutionizing science and medicine with next-generation genomic solutions, including the world’s first DNA printer. The BioXp™ 3200 System is the world’s first DNA printer which will allow any laboratory to create genes, genetic elements and devices on their benchtop hands-free, starting only with electronically transmitted sequence data.
SGI-DNA’s commercial expertise lies in the ability to synthesize custom DNA of varying size and complexity using our patented Gibson Assembly® method and error correction technology. We are committed to producing 100% sequence verified clones quickly and economically to save you time and money.
The Gibson Assembly® method was developed by Daniel Gibson and colleagues at the J. Craig Venter Institute. The Gibson Assembly® method uses a one-step, isothermal approach to enable the rapid assembly of multiple DNA fragments, without the use of restriction enzymes.
SGI-DNA offers expert bioinformatics support, which includes whole genome annotation, gene expression analysis, and other types of sequence design. SGI-DNA also provides Archetype® software, a one-of-a-kind solution that is quite simply the first step toward true biological engineering
Name: Rob Brown
Earthrise Nutritionals LLC
Earthrise Nutritionals is America’s original producer of Spirulina. Since 1981, Earthrise has formed an international team to cultivate Spirulina in sunny Southern California and has made a name for itself as the #1 Spirulina on Earth. Committed to excellence, Earthrise ecologically farms Spirulina with no pesticides, herbicides, GMO’s or preservatives to ensure that customers are receiving the quality they have come to expect and deserve.
Summary of Services: Spirulina, blue- green algae
Name: Amaha Belay
SCHOTT North America, Inc.
SCHOTT is a leading international technology group in the areas of specialty glass and glass-ceramics. With production capacity of more than 140,000 tons and approximately 60 glass types, SCHOTT is one of the world’s leading manufacturers of glass tubes, rods and profiles. SCHOTT provides customized products & services for a variety of markets. With special glass tubing, manifolds, bends and couplings SCHOTT offers technically and economically superior products for photobioreactors for the algae cultivation market.
Summary of Services: glass tubing, manifolds, bends and couplings
Name: Rina Della Vecchia
South San Francisco , CA
Corbion is the global market leader in lactic acid, lactic acid derivatives, and a leading company in emulsifiers, functional enzyme blends, minerals, vitamins and algae ingredients.
We develop sustainable ingredient solutions to improve the quality of life for people today and for future generations. For over 100 years, we have been uncompromising in our commitment to safety, quality and performance. Drawing on our deep application and product knowledge, we work side-by-side with customers to make our cutting edge technologies work for them. Summary of Services: omega-3s, human food ingredients, animal feed ingredients, aquaculture feed ingredients
Name: Jill Kauffman Johnson
PO Box 725
New Ulm, MN
CarlsonSV has positioned itself as a leader within the various disciplines of project consultation and development. With over 30 years of business, financial, and renewable energy experience, we provide our clients proficiency and knowledge that are superior in the industry.
Our core competency is our ability to understand scientific, marketing,
management, and transportation processes and concepts, and to utilize that understanding in building financial models to test the commercial viability of your project. Summary of Services: The broad range of services we provide to our clients include, but are not
limited to, those listed below. Please contact us and tell us how we can help you succeed!
Start-up management assistance
Project organization and planning
Audits and attestation
Tax planning and preparation
Name: Tom Byrne
Global Algae Innovations
San Diego, CA
Global Algae Innovations is a leader in low cost algae production. The company has designed and implemented radical advances throughout the entire process resulting in industry breakthroughs for large-scale algae cultivation and harvesting. These advances have been demonstrated in one of the world’s largest open raceway facilities utilizing power plant flue gas as the carbon dioxide source.
Global Algae Innovations – Algae Solutions for Global Dilemmas.
Summary of Services: Zobi Harvester™
This revolutionary new algae harvesting system uses advanced membranes to achieve 100% harvest efficiency and eliminate the need for secondary dewatering. The system attains up to 15-20% concentrate in primary harvesting with a crystal clear permeate that is 10 times lower turbidity than U.S. drinking water standards. Operation has been validated for many classes of algae including diatoms, green algae, cyanobacteria, and red algae. The automated system is easy to operate, and algae are harvested at ambient pressure without exposure to high centrifugal forces or shear. The scalable system is available in sizes from 5 gpm to 200,000 gpm.
The company’s innovation suite significantly lowers energy consumption, increases production efficiency, and is a fraction of the cost of conventional algae production technologies. Global Algae Innovation’s technology provides a strong return on investment for commercial production of algal protein for human consumption and animal feed, as well as high value products such as astaxanthin, pigments, and omega-3 oils. Based on this technology, Global Algae Innovations is positioned to play an important role in solving international concerns on climate change and protein shortages. The company is strategically partnering to deploy this technology for commercial protein and oil production.
Name: Tiffany Cannis
PO Box 95, FI-00095 NESTE
Who we areNeste is in the business of combating climate change and driving circular economy. We help transport and cities, as well as customers in the aviation, polymers and chemicals sectors make their business more sustainable.
Our aim is to become a global leader in renewable and circular solutions. We are also committed to supporting our customers to reduce their greenhouse gas emissions by at least 20 million tons every year by 2030.
Our journey to a carbon neutral worldWe are the world’s largest producer of renewable diesel and renewable jet fuel refined from waste and residues, introducing renewable solutions also to the polymers and chemicals industries. We are also a technologically advanced refiner of high-quality oil products exploring ways to start using waste plastics as a raw material to produce new plastics.
We want to be a reliable partner with widely valued expertise, sustainable operations and a strong focus on innovation.
In 2019, Neste’s revenue stood at EUR 15.8 billion. In 2020, Neste placed 3rd on the Global 100 list of the most sustainable companies in the world.
Summary of Services:
Renewable diesel and renewable jet fuel refined from waste and residues, renewable solutions to the polymers and chemicals industries and renewable feedstock.
Name: Pauliina Uroned
Phone: 358 (0)50 458 3432
AstaReal Inc., USA
Moses Lake, WA
The commercial pioneer of natural astaxanthin production, AstaReal is the worldwide leader in quality, safety, and assurance. Founded in 1995, AstaReal has over 150 clinical studies, 60 of which are human, on the health benefits of AstaReal® Natural Astaxanthin for human and pet supplementation. With indoor production facilities in the USA and Sweden, AstaReal has the most certifications in the natural astaxanthin space. Headquartered in Tokyo Japan, AstaReal has offices in New Jersey, Seattle, Sweden, Singapore, India, and Australia.
Summary of Services:
AstaReal offers natural astaxanthin in biomass, oleoresins, beadlets, softgels, powders, liquids, and water soluble formats.
Name: Christopher Imanaka