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OriginOil Inc. (OTC/QB: OOIL), developer of Electro Water Separation(TM) (EWS), the high-speed, chemical-free process to clean up large quantities of water, recently announced that it recently agreed to a collaborative exchange of equipment and information with the Catalina Sea Ranch, the first offshore shellfish ranch in U.S. Federal waters. OriginOil will provide its demonstration-scale EWS Algae Model 12 system to
Scottish marine biotechnology company GlycoMar Ltd has secured investment of £890,000 from new and existing investors. The investment is being used to progress the company’s anti-‐inflammatory drug development programme. GlycoMar Limited was established in February 2005 and has its premises at the European Centre for Marine Biotechnology, near Oban, Scotland. GlycoMar, which means ‘sweet sea’, is dedicated to the discovery, development
People will soon be able to wash their clothes using a cleaning product derived from algae, a more sustainable source than the palm oil that is currently used in most detergents. Ecover, the green cleaning company, will launch the algae-based laundry liquid in Europe later in 2014, as part of its pledge to ultimately replace all palm oil. More info
It’s gin – but not as you know it… Cheesemaker develops gin using Ceredigion seaweed A seaweed infused gin – made with algae from the Welsh coast is set to make waves in the drinks industry. The new flavour of Organic Farmhouse Botanical Gin, made by Llandysul based Dà Mhìle Distillery in Ceredigion is the brainchild of John Savage-Onstwedder, who
To strengthen collaboration in the fields of ecology and marine evolutionary biology, the CNRS, UPMC and two Chilean universities signed an agreement recently for the creation of an International Joint Unit (UMI). Called EBEA, ‘Evolutionary Biology and Ecology of Algae’, the new structure focuses on the ecology, evolution and genomics of marine algae. Affiliated to the CNRS Institute of Ecology