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  • Organic Seaweed: a natural organic sunscreen extract from seaweed

     Organic Seaweed: a natural organic sunscreen extract from seaweed

    The Danish company aims to revolutionize the sunscreen market with a new sun protection based on seaweed.

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  • Department of Seaweed: a transdisciplinary platform for exploration of seaweed

     Department of Seaweed: a transdisciplinary platform for exploration of seaweed

    Treating seaweed as a sustainable resource of the future and gather together experts from different fields who work with seaweed as material is the main goal of the platform.

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  • Uni Gdansk biomass “case”: from biomass to biogas

     Uni Gdansk biomass “case”: from biomass to biogas 

    The Polish researchers at University of Gdansk are developing a technology for microalgal biomass production.

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  • MBF: Movable Biogas Factory

    MBF: Movable Biogas Factory

    Utilization of excessive aquatic biomass via transfer on-site.

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  • Uni Gdansk bloom “case”: from bloom to smart bioproducts

    Uni Gdansk bloom “case”: from bloom to smart bioproducts

    The Polish researchers at University of Gdansk are developing an industrial process that turns cyanobacterial blooms from the Baltic Sea into bioplastics.

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  • EHP: real-time environmental monitoring solutions for the aquaculture

    EHP: real-time environmental monitoring solutions for the aquaculture

    EHP ENVIRONMENT Ltd. offers real-time monitoring stations as environmental buoys, water flow and quality monitoring stations for continuous environmental monitoring solutions.

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  • LoondSPA: natural spa cosmetics from Estonia

    LoondSPA: natural spa cosmetics from Estonia

    The LoondSPA cosmetics include the Värska lake mud and mineral waters from South Estonia, these powerful mineral resources have not been used in the cosmetics industry so far.

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  • KosterAlg: farming macroalgae in the clean waters of the Swedish west coast

    KosterAlg: farming macroalgae in the clean waters of the Swedish west coast

    The newly established Swedish company KosterAlg offers several species of cultivated macroalgae, such as kelp and sea lettuce. As an ALLIANCE partner KosterAlg has benefitted from cooperation with expertise in the area of business and technical development.

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  • BIOFISK: beach cast and residual biomass for new fish feed

    BIOFISK: beach cast and residual biomass for new fish feed

    Guldborgsund Municipality supports development of new biomass-based within the project “BIOFISK”.

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  • Phytolinc: a photobioreactor linked to land-based recirculating aquaculture system

    Phytolinc: a photobioreactor linked to land-based recirculating aquaculture system

    Phytolinc develops a photobioreactor (PhytoBoX) for cultivation of microalgae. The system is linked to any existing land-based recirculating aquaculture system (RAS).

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  • Biotrino: bioscience start-up discovers a type of algae rich in proteins

     Biotrino: bioscience start-up discovers a type of algae rich in proteins

    The Danish company Biotrino utilizes microorganisms to produce proteins and fats. This way of gaining the proteins is faster and more efficient than animals and plants – without using any toxins.

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  • Berrichi: the secret benefits of algae in natural cosmetics

    Berrichi (Furcella): the secret benefits of algae in natural cosmetics

    Berrichi is an Estonian natural cosmetics brand, which combines algae-based antioxidants and super oils that make a perfect blend of vitamins, minerals and fatty acids. The ecological products of Berrichi are developed in cooperation with biochemists and dermatologists - Berrichi combines science and the ancient Asian beauty traditions.

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  • Maresome: Innovative products with antibacterial and wound healing effects on a base of marine organisms

     Maresome: Innovative products with antibacterial and wound healing effects on a base of marine organisms

    Institute of Marine Biotechnology e.V. (IMaB) is developing new pharmaceuticals and formulation for wound dressing without antibiotics.

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  • Power Algae: turning CO2 from waste into resource with microalgae

    Power Algae: turning CO2 from waste into resource with microalgae

    Microalgae for extraction of valuable compounds for feed and chemical industry. Through the ALLIANCE the case owner got access to valuable information about microalgae cultivation.

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  • Marine strains as promising sources for producing novel lipases and galactosidases

    Enzymicals: marine strains as promising sources for producing novel lipases and galactosidases

    Use of enzymes for complex chemical synthesis is popular in low temperature industrial processes.

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  • Closed energy and nutrient cycle in the microalgae cultivation

    JAMK: closed energy and nutrient cycle in the microalgae cultivation

    ALLIANCE helped to address the challenges in microalgae biomass production using liquid from biogas production.

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  • Biome: Baltic Sea mollusk shells for bone tissue engineering

    Biome: Baltic Sea mollusk shells for bone tissue engineering

    With the support of ALLIANCE, Biome applies Baltic Sea mollusk shells as a mineral resource for the preparation of the bone grafts with the shell material for bone tissue engineering.

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  • SFTec: drying technology for blue bio-economy needs

    SFTec: drying technology for blue bio-economy needs

     With the help of the ALLIANCE, SFTec will test and evaluate the enabling potentiality of ModHeat® technology for blue bio-economy needs.

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  • Vetik: hidden treasures of a red seaweed

    Vetik: hidden treasures of a red seaweed

    With the help of the ALLIANCE, Vetik is developing different valuable products from a red seaweed. Examples are red pigments with fluorescent, antitumor, antioxidant properties that could be used in biotechnology, medicine, cosmetics and food industries. Since 2017, ALLIANCE partners are supporting Vetik both in the production and business development.

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  • Hoekmine. Finding the genes that colour life in the sea

    Hoekmine: finding the genes that colour life in the sea

     Baltic Iredescence – from macroalgal microbiota to new enzymes and optical materials

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  • Healthy fish, happy customers

    Baltic Probiotics: healthy fish, happy customers

    With the help of the ALLIANCE, Baltic Probiotics will test its innovative new aquaculture products. The probiotic products
    enhance fish health and water quality. ALLIANCE partners will be helping with laboratory experiments in model systems.

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  • Baltic macroalgae in global cosmetics

    CRM: baltic macroalgae in global cosmetics

    With the help of the ALLIANCE, CRM is developing a new product based on macroalgae extracts.
    The active compound will be used in cosmetics to protect the skin from free radicals. The company
    is collaborating with ALLIANCE researchers to find an alternative method of extraction.

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  • A fresh coat of paint: Biovento’s search for algae inhibitors

    Biovento: a fresh coat of paint - search for algae inhibitors

    With the help of the ALLIANCE, Biovento is looking into natural product
    chemistry and bioactivity testing for its collection of cultivated Baltic Sea microalgae.
    The aim is to find inhibitors of microalgae growth that could be applied in the maritime industry.

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  • Geoterma case

    KSTP: exploring new uses for geothermal water

    With the help of the ALLIANCE, KSTP is preparing a feasibility study about the analysis of the chemical composition of the geothermal water of the Klaipėda region.

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  • A fresh take on research infrastructure: microalgae facility for hire

    Kalundborg Utility: a fresh take on research infrastructure - microalgae facility for hire

    With the help of the ALLIANCE, Kalundborg Utility will put its state-of-the-art microalgae cultivation test facility to new use.
    ALLIANCE partners will help to come up with new concepts and potential users to carry on the work in experimental algal cultivation.

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       The SUBMARINER Network is a flagship project of the EUSBSR