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European Algae Industry Summit 2018

ACI’s European Algae Industry Summit 2018 will take place on 25th & 26th April in Vienna, Austria. Already on its 8th annual edition, this two day c-level event will once again bring together key players within the algae industry including leaders from cosmetics, food, feed, nutraceuticals and pharmaceuticals across the globe allowing attendees to gain a deeper understanding of recent industry developments and, most importantly, economically viable applications.

Confirmed speakers include:

Olivier Lepine, Managing Director, AlgoSource/Alpha Biotech
Mine Uran, CEO, Alver
Edgar Ahn, Managing Director, BDI – BioLife Science
Silvia Fluch, COO, Ecoduna
Mario Tredici, Vice-President, European Algae Biomass Association (EABA)
John Benemann, CEO, MicroBio Engineering
Carlos Unamunzaga Escosura, General Manager, Fitoplancton Marino
and many more…

Join us in Vienna where key industry players will give in-depth presentations and get involved in the Panel Discussions with senior level audience covering the most important topics in the market. The conference will also offer an exhilarating series of presentations, sessions and Q&A’s to deepen connections and move the sector forward.

Topics that we will cover include:

  • Global Updates on Algae Trade
  • LCA and Techno-Economic Analysis
  • Market Establishment with High Value Applications Cultivation
  • Efforts towards Economically Efficient Technologies
  • Microalgae in Chemicals, Commodity & Speciality Feeds
  • Waste Water Treatment
  • Algae: The Future of Food?
  • Advantages of Algae in Nutraceuticals & Cosmetics
  • Industry Case Studies: What Can We Learn from Both Successes & Failures?

50 algae industry experts to visit the newly expanded Ecoduna plant:

During the afternoon of Tuesday 24th April, a prior to the conference, a limited number of conference delegates will receive the unique opportunity to Ecoduna’s “Hanging Gardens” Plant.

Ecoduna is a young SME founded in 2010 using proprietary photobioreactor(PBR) technology for microalgae biomass production. With the currently 21 employees, and its patented technology of vertically flowing PBRs (i.e. hanging gardens) ecoduna produces biomass of various algae species of high quality. Based in Austria, ecoduna is growing algae strains all year round in the demonstration plant with the goal to produce biomass for omega3 algae oil extraction. In 2017 the technology is taken to industrial scale with the construction of a 1ha production facility. During the site visit, both locations, the demonstration plant with the R&D set up as well as the industrial production site will be visited.

For further information, please contact:

Dimitri Pavlyk
Marketing Manager, ACI
T: + 44 (0) 203 141 0627
E: [email protected]