[size=140]Thinking of getting into the algae farming biomanufacturing industry?[/size]
[size=120]4 Key Issues:[/size]
Strain Selection - there are over 3000 algae strains to with less than 300 that have oil content. Identifying the appropriate strain is critically important to the grower.
Cultivation – Closed-loop photobioreactors, Mass growing systems
Harvesting – Polymers, Centrifuge, Filter Press, Blowers
Extraction - Fractionation, Flocculation, Ultrasound, Supercritical Fluid Extraction, Pyrolysis
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