DOE (US Department of Energy) has issued a request for information on Algae Biofuel development. The purpose of this request for information (RFI) is to solicit input for DOE consideration in the development of future algal biofuels research, development, and deployment (RD&D) programs.
An investment of $1.86 million by the Government of Canada will help two Canadian businesses grow their operations and collectively create a total of 22 new jobs in St. Marys, where the companies will be converting egg by-products and industrial emissions into high-value goods.
A new announcement of the Department of Energy has been released concerning a funding opportunity for advanced biofuels focusing on military and aviation use. About $40 million are going to be spent along 2012/2013 on lignocellulosic and algal biofuel production plants.
A sound strategy for marine biotechnology research, technology development and innovation and a concerted coordination of relevant national and regional programmes are urgently needed in Europe. Funded by the European Commission’s Seventh Framework Programme as a Coordination and Support Action ‘MarineBiotech’ CSA MarineBiotech is a response to this, aiming at an ERA-NET in marine biotechnology that can deliver ‘smart, sustainable and inclusive growth’, a core objective of the Europe 2020 Strategy.
GILBERT, AZ and JAKARTA, INDONESIA, May 02, 2012 – Heliae, an Arizona-based algae technology solutions company, today announced a capital raise of $15 million in funding from international conglomerate Salim Group’s agribusiness company, PT. PP London Sumatra Indonesia Tbk, through its wholly-owned subsidiary, Agri Investments Pte. Ltd.
Australiens Biokraftstoff-Industrie gewinnt an Fahrt, was neuste Investitionen im Bereich erneuerbarer Treibstoffe zeigen. Die Regierung hat einen Zuschuss in Höhe von 5 Mio. Dollar für ein Projekt der Cook Universität angekündigt. Das Projekt erforscht die Erzeugung von Biokraftstoffen auf Basis von Makroalgen. Doch das ist nicht die einzige Maßnahme, der die Zukunftsfähigkeit des Landes in diesem Bereich verbessern soll.