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Enhance Representation at Associação Portuguesa de Algologia Aplicada (APAA), and Marrakech University.

During the 21-22 of October, the Associação Portuguesa de Algologia Aplicada (APAA) Conference was held at CIIMAR (Interdisciplinary Centre of Marine and Environmental Research of the University of Porto). EnhanceMicroAlgae was mentioned (presentation slide below) as one of the projects...
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October 2019 Enhance Microalgae Newseltter released

The October 2019 Issue of the Enhance Microaglae newsletter has been released, with news on updates on the project, as well as information on our participation in conferences and workshops. Click here to view this month’s newsletter, or subscribe below...
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Special Swansea Event Issue of the Enhance Microalgea Newsletter Released

The latest edition of our Newsletter has been released, and contains information on our Swansea event in September. Click here to view the newsletter, and fill in your details at the bottom of the page to subscribe to have future...
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First edition of Sciencepreneurs

On September 12th, 2019, the International Iberian Nanotechnology Laboratory (INL), leader of the WP3 of EnhanceMicroAlgae project, organised the first edition of Sciencepreneurs, gathering several teams that are focused on developing innovative technologies to solve some of the global grand...
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Workshop at CETMAR, Vigo, Spain (September, 26th)

On the 26th September, EnhanceMicroAlgae partners at FCUP/CIIMAR were present in a workshop: Macro y microalgas como fuente de bioproductos e ingredientes nutricionales en Acuicultura under the scope of another Interreg España-Portugal project. This workshop aimed to get together research...
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Enhance Participation at the Dia do Porto de Leixões Open Day

Team members from FCUP/CIIMAR took part in the Dia do Porto de Leixões open day on the 21st September, during which they prepared a scenery wall, were we made a poster presenting the comic and on the left side of the wall...
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Project Participation at the XVI International Symposium on Marine Natural Products

The EnhanceMicroAlgae team at FCUP/CIIMAR participated in the XVI International Symposium on Marine Natural Products | XI European Conference on Marine Natural Products held in Peniche, Portugal, from 1-5 September 2019. During the DRUG DISCOVERY AND DEVELOPMENT poster session, Diogo...
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LIMBAC 2019 Registration open

Registration for the LIMBAC (Lisbon Microalgae Biotechnology Advanced Course) 2019 is now open. Being run by project partners Algae for Future, the LIMBAC provides an insight into the concepts of the microaglae industry, through a combination of hands on sessions...
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EnhanceMicroalgae Conference Participation

Members of the EnhanceMicroAlgae (EMA) team participated in two international congresses on microalgae last April 2019:   The 9th European Algae Industry Summit (10-11 April, 2019 – Lisbon, Portugal) that explored the ongoing developments of the algae industry, The 7th...
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Swansea Enhance Project Meeting

On September 12th 2019 the EnhanceMicroAlgae team at Swansea University offered a successful workshop on microalgae cultivation and downstream processing. Attendees from across Europe toured the facilities within the Department of Biosciences and experienced first-hand how to handle and culture...
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Open Day at CIIMAR – 21st September

EnhanceMicroAlgae partners at CIIMAR will be part of the 11th edition of “Dia do Porto de Leixões” on the 21st of September at the Leixões Cruise Terminal, Portugal. The event will include lab visits, intertidal zoning aquariums, paintings, children story-telling...
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Decision Support Tool Update

The Decision Support Tool created by Kevin Flynn, Enhance Micro algae research partner from Swansea University, has been given a huge update, going into further depth on microalgae growth, culture systems, and the use of simulation. We invite you to check...
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First Enhance Microalgae Newsletter Released

The First Enhance Microalgae Newsletter has been released and sent to subscribers, covering project updates from the past few weeks. To never miss a newsletter, and to stay up to date with the project, simply enter your details in the...
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Enhance Microalgae Presentation at ‘Future Algae and Fungi Technology”, Japan.

Members of the Enhance Microalgae team presented at the Future algae and Fungi technology congress, in Japan on 13-14th May. In doing so, Dr Judith Rumin and Dr Laurent Picot of  University of La Rochelle presented 30 minute talks relating...
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Section 1 of the Decision Support Tool book available now!

The entire of the first section of the Decision Support Book is available now on the DST page for all to view! Check out the page for more information on the Decision Support Tool, and to download the updated book which...
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Algae production in Europe: status, challenges and future developments

In February 2019, members of the Enhance Microalgae team participated in the European Commission’s Knowledge Centre for Bioeconomy workshop titled “Algae production in Europe: status, challenges and future developments”.  This workshop connected relevant specialists from the algae industry, and was...
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Outcomes of our Enhance Microalgae Workshop, La Rochelle 2018

An international symposium dedicated to research, innovation and industrial development of the microalgae sector in the European Atlantic area took place in La Rochelle on December 12th, 2018. The invited microalgae experts from the Atlantic area countries and project partners...
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Bibliometric analysis of microalgae research in the European Atlantic area

Members of the Enhance Microalgae team from Université de La Rochelle have completed a bibliometric analysis of microalgae publications in the European Atlantic Arc and Europe. The findings from this analysis can be found in the two following presentations: Analysis of...
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Press Release – Successful trial in new Phyco-Flow Photobioreactor

Swansea University researchers involved in WP7 of the ENHANCE Microalgae project (https://www.enhancemicroalgae.eu/), have finished successfully the first culture trial in their brand new Phyco-Flow Photobioreactor (http://www.variconaqua.com/). Isochrysis galbana was the microalgae chosen to test the new PBR. Isochrysis is a...
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DST Chapter 3 now available

The third chapter of our decision support tool book is available for viewing now.   Either view the book here, or visit our dedicated page
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New team member working with the University of Manchester

The University of Manchester have welcomed Gonzalo Figueroa-Torres to the team of researchers who will be working on the Enahnce Microalgae project. By way of introduction, we asked Gonzalo to provide a bit of information about himself: I am a...
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EnhanceMicroAlgae Presenting at the “Harmful Algal Biotechnology Workshop” in Canary Islands

Dr Claudio Fuentes Grunewald, researcher involved in WP7 of EnhanceMicroAlgae project, was invited by Instituto Tecnológico de Canarias, to give a presentation in the “Harmful Algal Biotechnology” workshop on the 22nd and 23rd of May, 2019. Dr Fuentes Grunewald gave...
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EnhanceMicroAlgae Project Update

Swansea University, leader of the Work Package 7: “Knowledge Research & development towards value application” of the ENHANCE microalgae project has received in mid-April a brand new photobioreactor (in the photo, Phyco-Flow©). This new glass system is the most up...
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Decision Support Tool updates

The latest chapter of our Decision Support Tool is out! Check on the dedicated section to see it!
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Decision Support Tool

Have a look to the new Decision Support Tool! It will help you to better understand the production of microalgae through simulations created by a member of the research team. We also have an accompanying textbook, with new chapters being released...
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Microalgae, the hidden world

To help explain microalgae, we’ve developed a comic. Get a sneak peak and meet the characters clicking here!   Meet the author @ https://lnkd.in/dQPRwR2 (page available in Spanish or Galician).
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High added-value industrial opportunities for microalgae in the Atlantic Area

The objective of this project is to exploit the biotechnology potential of microalgae in the Atlantic area, to enhance the value of this resource by transferring the latest developments in this field to the business sector, thereby facilitating production of...
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Challenge enhancemicroalgae

Anfaco Cecopesca leads the EnhanceMicroAlgae project, an EU-funded project in which it also Glecex participates.

Last Thursday 11th and Friday 12th, the launching meeting of the project “High added-value industrial opportunities for microalgae in the Atlantic Area – EnhanceMicroAlgae”, led by ANFACO-CECOPESCA, took place at the CYTMA, Centre for Advanced Research Technologies for the Marine...
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EnhanceMicroAlgae Project is already underway!

The Kick Off meeting of the project took place on 11-12 January 2018 at Anfaco-Cecopesca (Vigo, Spain), with all the partners working in launching the project. Stay tuned!
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