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Biocatalytic solar fuels for sustainable mobility in Europe (Photofuel)

Start date: May 1, 2015, End date: Apr 30, 2019,

Photofuel studies and advances the biocatalytic production of alternative liquid transportation fuels, which require only sunlight, CO2 and water. Microbial cells directly excrete hydrocarbon and long chain alcohol fuel compounds to the medium from which they are separated, without the need to harvest biomass. This significantly improves the costs and energy balances as only a minimum of nutrients ...
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The Algal Microbiome: Friends and Foes (ALFF)

Start date: Jan 1, 2015, End date: Dec 31, 2018,

Algal aquaculture is developing exponentially worldwide, with multiple applications in the food, chemical and pharmaceutical industries. Current research in algal biotechnology mostly focuses on metabolite discovery, aquaculture yield improvement and engineering bottlenecks. However, agronomical experience shows that controlling the interaction of land crops with mutualistic or pathogenic microbes ...
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THE MICRO ALGAE BIOREFINERY (D-FACTORY)

Start date: Dec 1, 2013, End date: Nov 30, 2017,

... l Association for biorefinery requirements and add to the mix, experience in constructing and using the two most advanced systems for cultivating microalgae: a series of photobioreactors developed by A4F Portugal - currently scaled-up to the largest size in the world, 1.100 m3, and open raceways by NBT Israel - 10 ha in operation for + 30 years. Novel harvesting technology will be developed based ...
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The Value Chain from Microalgae to PUFA (PUFAChain)

Start date: Nov 1, 2013, End date: Oct 31, 2017,

The overall goal of the project is to develop a robust scientific and technological basis for substan-tiating strategic and technical decisions for the industrial development of high-value products from algae. This shall contribute to develop this new and sustainable resource for market. The concept of the proposal is strictly oriented to the value chain of microalgae. Starting at the very end of ...
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Direct Ethanol from MicroAlgae (DEMA)

Start date: Dec 1, 2012, End date: May 31, 2017,

"The DEMA Consortium will develop, demonstrate and licence a complete economically competitive technology for the direct production of bioethanol from microalgae with low-cost scalable photobioreactors by 2016. Initial proof-of-concept results show via Life Cycle Assessments (LCA) and economic balance that it is feasible to use microalgae to produce bioethanol for less than € 0.40 per litre. The c ...
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The generation of young biotechnologists is of paramount importance for Europe´s future. PHOTO.COMM will train primarily early stage researchers who have demonstrated high ambitions and talents in a unique platform based on emerging technology and science that would shape the forefront of future European biotechnology. PHOTO.COMM involves the utilization of microalgae for the conversion of carbon ...
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BIOfuel From Algae Technologies (BIOFAT)

Start date: May 1, 2011, End date: Apr 30, 2015,

BIOFAT is a ‘microalgae to biofuel’ Demonstration project with a farming area of 10-ha for microalgae cultivation and a target annual productivity of 100 tons per ha. The project will integrate all the processes from single cell to biofuel production. The production stage will be based on photobioreactors for inocula production, and raceways for production of bulk biomass and induction of oil/star ...
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We are a Trans-European partnership of 6 SMEs from 5 EU Member States planning to develop a novel bio-fungicide to treat common grapevine fungal diseases. Across Europe, the fungal diseases downy mildew and botrytis cause problems in all vineyards, reduce yield and impair wine quality. Current methods of treating these diseases in traditional farming and particularly organic farming require the u ...
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Genetic Improvement of Algae for Value Added Products (GIAVAP)

Start date: Jan 1, 2011, End date: Dec 31, 2013,

Microalgae are a highly promising resource for the sustainable production of a wide variety of biomaterials for a wide range of applications. Microalgae can transform solar energy at high efficiency directly into valuable biological products using marginal water resources, waste nutrients and exhaust CO2 without the needs for high value cropland. A wide variety of eukaryotic microalgae of high evo ...
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