The patent has been developed by the biotechnology company in collaboration with the University of Santiago de Compostela and entails an important advance for the aquaculture industry.
AlgaEnergy has patented a process for enriching microalgal with different polyunsaturated fatty acids. The patent, developed cooperatively with the University of Santiago de Compostela (Spain), protects a method that has been carried out in microalgae of the genus Nannochloropsis and represents a great advance for the aquaculture industry.
Not in vain, the high content of long-chain polyunsaturated fatty acids in the species of the genus Nannochloropsis has been identified as the reason for its high nutritional value in aquaculture. This strain is one of those used by AlgaEnergy to produce its products under the brand AlgaePiscis®, highly sanitized biomass from different microalgae strains for its use in aquaculture.
María Segura, AlgaEnergy’s Technical Director, the Prof. Ana Maria Otero Casal of the University of Santiago de Compostela, and the researchers Isabel Freire Fontáns, Hugo Alexandre Milhazes Da Cunha and Juan Pablo Jiménez, are the inventors responsible of the new patent.
With numerous publications on microalgae biotechnology and important contributions to the design and implementation of photobioreactors, Tredici represents a world reference in applied phycology research.21 June, 2022
Organized by the Spanish Bioindustry Association (AseBio), the meeting was attended by Katerina Fortun, from the Directorate General for Climate Action of the European Commission.20 June, 2022
Within the framework of World Environment Day, AseBio and the MNCN-CSIC organized a conference to bring more than 1,000 people closer to the role of science in protecting the planet.07 June, 2022
Augusto Rodríguez-Villa, President of the biotechnology company, was invited to participate in the round table on leadership that was held within the framework of this event, which is a benchmark in impact economy.06 June, 2022
They visited the Technological Plant for Experimentation with Microalgae (PTEM) of the biotechnology company to learn about the evolution of the work carried out by the MicroClimatt Operational Group.17 May, 2022
The Board of Directors of the business association has approved the incorporation of the biotechnology company to CEOE.03 May, 2022
AlgaEnergy attended, on 20-21st April 2022, to the event BioAg Asia 2022 organised by the Agriculture Today Group.29 April, 2022
CEPYME has awarded the company's international expansion plan, which already has a presence in more than 20 countries and has more than 3 million customers worldwide.26 April, 2022
The biotechnology company has been invited to participate in several activities that will take place within the framework of this benchmark event in innovation and sustainable development.21 April, 2022
The biotech company has been awarded and recognized as the "best business initiative oriented to the SDGs".24 March, 2022