15.00 – 17.00 hrs. Pre-Registration
15.00 – 17.00 hrs. Pre-Registration
08.00 - 09.00 hrs. Registration
09.00 - 09.10 hrs. Conference Opening
Chairman: Olaf Kruse
09.40 - 10.00 hrs.
Olaf Kruse, Scientific Director of the Center for Biotechnology, Bielefeld University, Germany
Engineering microalgae and cyanobacteria as green cell factories for direct bio-catalytic synthesis of carbon-based fuels
10.00 - 10.20 hrs.
Tiago Guerra, R&D management Officer, A4F Algae for Future, Portugal
Phototrophic cultivation of gm cyanobacteria excreting fuel precursor compounds to the medium at lab and pilot scale
10.20 - 10.40 hrs.
Sarah D’Adamo, Assistant professor, Wageningen University and Research,
Highly controlled culturing parameters and “omics” analysis in the diatom phaeodactylum tricornutum to obtain reliable metabolic insights during nitrogen limitation and light/dark cycles
10.40 - 11.00 hrs.
Saul Purton, University College London, United Kingdom
Engineering the algal chloroplast using synthetic biology approaches
11.30 - 11.50 hrs.
Translocation and de novo synthesis of eicosapentaenoic acid (epa) during nitrogen starvation in nannochloropsis gaditana
11.50 - 12.10 hrs.
10.35-10.55 Martina Jokel, Postdoctoral researcher, University of Turku, Molecular Plant Biology, Finland
Enhancement of photoautotrophic, efficient, and sustainable h2 production in a chlamydomonas reinhardtii flv mutant
12.10 - 12.30 hrs.
Daniel Kiesenhofer, Project Manager, ecoduna AG – eparella GmbH, Austria
Vampirovibrio chlorellavorus: understanding chlorella predation in an industrial context
12.30 - 12.50 hrs.
Daniel Browne, Research Assistant, Texas A&M University, USA
Systems analyses of metabolism and physiology in the oil-producing green alga botryococcus braunii
12.50 - 14.20 hrs. LUNCH sponsored by
14.20 - 14.40 hrs.
Implementation and development of economic viable algae/based value chains in NWEurope – IDEA-Project
14.40 - 15.00 hrs.
Michael Bippes, Project Manager, Volkswagen Group Research, Dep. Energy Carriers, Germany
The H2020-project photofuel: biocatalytic solar fuels for sustainable mobility in Europe
15.00 - 15.20 hrs.
Monique Schoondorp, Managing partner, Omega Green B.V., The Netherlands
Productivity in a continuous operating large-scale algae system
15.20 - 15.40 hrs.
Fengzheng Gao, PhD student, Ocean University of China, China
50 years’ history of microalgal industry in china: from biomass production towards a bioeconomy
16.10 - 17.10 hrs. Session 4: High value products
Chairman: Dorinde Kleinegris
16.10 - 16.30 hrs.
Dr. Maria J. Barbosa, Associate Professor in Microalgal Biotechnology, Wageningen University, The Netherlands
Omega-3 fatty acids from sunlight!?
16.30 - 16.50 hrs.
Gluten-free bread with microalgae biomass addition
16.50 - 17.10 hrs.
Rita Mota, Junior Researcher, i3S/IBMC, Portugal
Cyanoflan - A novel cyanobacterial polymer for the market
17.10 - 17.20 hrs.
Fritz Wintersteller, Director Business Development, SCHOTT AG, Germany
Why Tubular Glass Photobioreactors?
17.20 - 17.30 hrs.
Eugène Roebroeck, CEO, LGem, The Netherlands
A broad range of opportunities for micro-algal food products produced in PBRs
17.30 - 17.40 hrs.
Gonçalo Real, Communications Director, Buggypower, Portugal
Large-scale commercial microalgae production to supply the food, feed and cosmetic markets
17.40 - 17.50 hrs.
Alex Pudney Ph.D, CSO, Algenuity, United Kingdom
Multiparametric optimisation of commercial microalgal strains for improved productivity using the algem and algem ht24 family of photobioreactors
17.50 - 18.10 hrs.
Miguel Calatayud, Qualitas Health, USA
Farming the Future of Nutrition
19.00 hrs. Conference dinner