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ALGAEUROPE 2018 conference program

4 December 2018

5 December 2018

6 December 2018

DAY 3 - 6 DECEMBER 2018

08.30 - 09.00 hrs. Registration

09.00 – 09.30 hrs.

09.00 – 09.30 hrs. Key note speaker - Marc Den Hartog
Executive Vice President Innovation Platforms, Corbion, Netherlands

A new algae evangelist – lessons learned from Corbion’s newest sustainable ingredient platform

09.30 - 10.30 hrs. Session 10: Feeds and functional foods

Chairman: Jack Legrand, GEPEA UMR CNRS, France

09.30 - 09.50 hrs.

Ricardo Pereira, AWI - Alfred-Wegener-Institut, Germany

Production and uses of marennine for aquaculture

09.50 - 10.10 hrs.

Mathieu Pernice, Senior Research Fellow, University of Technology Sydney


Production optimisation of algal feed, Tisochrysis Lutea for aquaculture industry using large scale photobioreactors

10.10 - 10.30 hrs.

Ulrike Neumann, research assistant, doctoral candidate, University of Hohenheim/ Institute of Clinical Nutrition, Germany

Health beneficial effects of microalgae on mice fed a “Western-style” diet

10.30 - 11.00 hrs. Coffee Break - Table Tops - Poster Session

11.00 - 12.20 hrs. Session 11: Biostimulants and biofertilizers

Chairman: Natascia Biondi, University of Florence, Italy

11.10 - 11.20 hrs.

Joaquín Pozo-Dengra, R&D Projects Director, Biorizon Biotech, Spain

Biofertilisers for the valorisation of microlgae biomass via wastewater treatment strategy

11.20 - 11.40 hrs.

Valentino Russo, CEO, South Agro srl, Italy

Is there a greener future for taranto? A preliminary study on mediterranean seaweeds exploitation for agriculture application

11.40 - 12.00 hrs.

Jiří Masojídek, Senior scientist and lecturer, Institute of Microbiology, Czech Republic 

Microalgae strains for production of biostimulants and biopesticides: growth comparison in sloping cascades and raceway ponds

12.00 - 12.20 hrs.

Raúl Cano Herranz, Project Manager, FCC aqualia, Spain

Carbon footprint assessment of microalgae systems for water reuse and biofertilizer production from wastewater

12.20 - 14.00 hrs. LUNCH - Table Tops - Posters

14.00 - 17.10 hrs. Session 12: Environment, CO2, wastewater

Chairman: Gabriel Acien, University of Almeria, Spain

14.00 - 14.20 hrs.

Jack Legrand, Professor, GEPEA UMR CNRS 6144, France

Biological valorisation of CO2 emitted from industrial plant by microalgae: development of model-based procedures for optimal scaling and operation of the integrated system

14.20 - 14.40 hrs.

John Benemann, MicroBio Engineering Inc., USA

CO2 sources for microalgae biomass production

14.40 - 15.00 hrs.

Niccolò Bassi, PhD, Project manager, Fotosintetica & Microbiologica S.r.l., Italy

Arthrospira platensis cultivation using geothermal CO2 and heat

15.00 - 15.20 hrs.

Ana Cerar, Researcher, AlgEn, algal technology centre, Slovenia

Saltgae: demonstration of anaerobic digestion adapted to high salinity, coupled with algal digestate treatment

15.20 - 15.50 hrs. Coffee Break - Poster session - Table Top

15.50 - 16.10 hrs.

Borhane Samir Grama, Vice Rector for Research, University of Oum el Bouaghi, Algeria

Balancing photosynthesis and respiration increases microalgal. Biomass productivity during photoheterotrophy on glycerol

16.10 - 16.30 hrs.

Andrea Schievano, Researcher e-BioCenter – ESP - Università degli Studi di Milano, Italia

e-BIOPOND® - Coupling microbial electrochemical technologies to raceway ponds to treat organic rich wastewater

16.30 - 16.50 hrs.

Stefan Leu, Staff Scientist, Ben Gurion University of the Negev, Israel

High efficiency technologies for treatment and resource recovery from organic waste and waste water by microalgae

16.50 - 17.10 hrs.

Bernhard Friess, European Commission, DG Maritime Affairs and Fisheries (MARE), Belgium

17.10 - 17.25 hrs. Closure of the Conference 

The conference recordings are available now