AlgaeProBANOS works with the mission to accelerate the development of sustainable and innovative algae-based products in the Baltic and North Sea, to make the EU a world-leader in algae product development, and to support coastal societies and local economies.
BlueInvest aims to boost innovation and investment in sustainable technologies for the blue economy, by supporting readiness and access to finance for early-stage businesses, SMEs and scale-ups. It is enabled by the European Maritime and Fisheries Fund.
The main aim of the COST Action 20106 is to make a step-change towards a green economy based on Ulva mass production and utilization within the European community and beyond. The ultimate goal is the development of Ulva-based blue-biotech industries and utilization of Ulva as a model organism in European algaculture
The Culture Collection of Algae and Protozoa (CCAP) is a Biological Resource Centre located within the Scottish Association for Marine Science (SAMS) campus near Oban on the scenic west coast of Scotland. CCAP is supported by the Natural Environment Research Council (NERC), part of UK Research and Innovation, as a National Capability service.
EATIP is the European Aquaculture Technology and Innovation Platform, an international non-profit association dedicated to developing, supporting and promoting aquaculture and, especially and specifically, technology and innovation in aquaculture in Europe.
The EU4Algae forum is a platform for stakeholders in the emerging European algae industry to come together, exchange knowledge and experiences, and accelerate the upscaling of solutions into the mainstream.
The European Marine Biological Resource Centre (EMBRC) is Europe’s ‘research infrastructure’ for marine biological resources. They provide access to marine resources, as well as cutting-edge services and facilities that allow researchers, from both academia and industry, to study the ocean and develop innovative solutions to tackle societal issues.
The European Platform on Lifecycle Assessment (EPLCA) aims at supporting the use of LCA into business and policies. Specifically for policies, the EPLCA is supporting the use of LCA in line with the European Commission Better Regulation Toolbox – method (#64) – for the impact assessment of policies. For more information on LCA methodology, read more here.
The Sammlung von Algenkulturen der Universität Göttingen (Culture Collection of Algae at Göttingen University, international acronym SAG), is a comprehensive biological resource centre of living culture material of microalgae and is among the largest algal service collections in the world.
GlobalSeaweedSTAR was a four year programme which brought together an international team of experts in science, policy and economics from nine partner institutions across the United Kingdom, Philippines, Malaysia, Tanzania and Belguim.
GreenWave replicates and scales regenerative ocean farms to create jobs and protect the planet. They train and support ocean farmers in the era of climate change, working with coastal communities around the world to create a blue economy – built and led by farmers.
The Microbial Resource Research Infrastructure (MIRRI) is the pan-European distributed Research Infrastructure for the preservation, systematic investigation, provision and valorisation of microbial resources and biodiversity.
The Safe Seaweed Coalition is a global partnership established to oversee the safety and sustainability of the seaweed industry as it scales up, supported through the investment of our three major partners.
The Station biologique de Roscoff is a French marine biology and oceanography research and teaching center. Founded by Henri de Lacaze-Duthiers in 1872, it is at the present time affiliated to the Sorbonne University and the Centre National de la Recherche Scientifique.