December 19 2017

Algae Biomass Summit

Algae Biomass

Industrial Plankton attended the 2017 Algae Biomass Summit in Salt Lake City, Utah. The ABS is the worlds largest algae event, organized by the Algae Biomass Organization.

Robert Roulston, CEO of Industrial Plankton attended the conference with our 1250L Algae Photobioreactor on display. Is you are looking for where to buy algae photobioreactors, this conference is the place to be!

Carbon capture, waste-water, and animal feed were hot topics at this year’s conference.

algea based mayo Algae Biomass Summit
Many new products were on display, including a shoe made from algae bioplastic, plant based mayonnaise and body lotion.

We are looking forward to seeing the new products and innovations developed in 2018!

It was wonderful to see old colleagues as well as make new connections. There are a lot of exciting developments happening around the world in the microalgae and macroalgae industries.

Dr. John Benneman algae bioreactor
We hope everyone enjoyed the conference as much as Dr. John Benneman 😊

Some of the new algae development trends to keep an eye on include:

  • Food, Nutrition, Health & Beauty
  • Animal Feed & Animal Health
  • Water & Nutrient Management
  • Soil & Sustainable Agriculture
  • Carbon Capture & Use
  • Fuels & Energy
  • Chemicals, Materials & Plastics
  • Resource Extraction & Bioremediation

We are looking forward to next year’s Algae Biomass Summit.

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