Carbon dioxide

EU project to improve cultivation and extraction of microalgae

Nannochloropsis

A €5 million project has been set up by the European Commission to improve extraction and cultivation techniques for microalgae. Read More…

Microalgae to treat CO2 from cement factory

Taiwan cement factory
Taiwan Cement Corporation (through its subsidiary Ho-ping Power) has made carbon capture a top priority at its cement works in Hong Kong. The company is the largest cement producer in the country.


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Cyanobacteria - biodegradable plastics from flue gas

Pasted Graphic

This website, and an earlier blog, have both described how PHA (polyhydroxyalkanoates), a basis of biodegradable plastics, can be made from methane by bacteria. Here we have PHA made by cyanobacteria.

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Algae Biomass Summit 2017


ABO Summit 2017

Salt Lake City, Utah, USA: October 29 – November 1
(Algae Biomass Organization)

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Professor Stephen Mayfield

Stephen Mayfield

This is the first of an occasional look at some of the people revolutionising commercial microbiology.
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Kilbride Biotech - microalgae use flue gas for carbon mitigation

carbon dioxide flumes

Kilbride Biotech Ltd. is a newly formed company set up to market and develop a US technology that seeks to capture and utilise an important greenhouse gas – carbon dioxide. Read More…