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4th Algae World Europe Conference

The algae industry has been propelled onto the world stage with the use of microalgae as an alternative biofuel feedstock, gaining renewed interest from entrepreneurs, researchers, scientists, and corporations around the world. Hundreds of millions of dollars have been pumped towards the race to harness the maximum potential of algae biofuel and turn algae into a commercially viable energy source. Algae is also touted as a valuable feedstock in industries such as nutrition, pharmaceutical, cosmetics, including animal and aquaculture feed. Its roles in carbon capture and wastewater treatment have also gained massive interest from the cement, water, and power industries.

The 4th Algae World Europe conference will be held in Munich, Germany on May 22-23, 2012. The conference theme,  “Towards High Value Applications and Commercialization,” will include presentations from the industry’s major players including Lux Research, Icos Capital Management BV, Ingrepro BV, Photonz Corporation, Wageningen University and Research Centre, University of Florence, GMB GmbH, AlgaeStream SA, Toeps, Feyecon, the Finnish Environment Institute, Technische Universitat Munchen, Pall Corporation (HQ), University of Sheffield, Fraunhofer Institute, Novasep Process SAS, and University College London.

Some of the topics include:

  • How to Approach Commercialization
  • Attracting Funding and Capital Investment for Algae
  • Microalgae for Animal Feed
  • Commercialization of Omega-3 Fatty Acid EPA
  • Microalgae Biorefinery and co-products
  • Algae Strains and Technologies

For more information, visit Centre for Management Technology, www.cmtevents.com.

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