• The future lies in the sea: Seaweed as a biomass source

    The steadily growing world population is creating an increasing demand for food, energy and housing. At the same time, arable land is becoming scarce and in many places is already over-farmed. It is therefore necessary to explore new resources that are suitable for the effective and sustainable production of agricultural goods and energy. Marine algae, known as seaweed, play an important role in this....

  • Cooperation opportunities with ITC and PLOCAN

    Experts in macroalgae productionIn December a delegation of the Robert Boyle Institute (RBI) as a research institution in the BioEnergie Verbund e.V. traveled to Gran Canaria and La Gomera. The aim was to explore cooperation possibilities with the Spanish ITC Institute and the PLOCAN Institute as possible network partners for SEAWEED projects. The aim is to jointly develop process engineering solutions for the environmentally friendly production and utilization of macroalgae....