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Review of the cultivation of European kelp for bioenergy

A review paper with the title " The cultivation of European kelp for bioenergy: Site and species selection" has been published in Biomass and Bioenergy." The review, by  Philip D. Kerrison, Michele S. Stanley, Maeve D. Edwards, Kenneth D. Black, and Adam D. Hughes,  focuses on three European brown phaeophyte kelp species which may be suitable for large-scale offshore...
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Rapid heating technique gives high yields of bio-oils from kelp

A Norwegian research group have reported that they have achieved bio-oil yields of 79% from sugar kelp ( Laminaria saccharina ) – an improvement on the yields closer to 20% obtained by other researchers working with the same species. They used a technique called fast hydrothermal liquefaction to rapidy heat the kelp and bring it to the optimum temperature to produce bio-oil. “What...
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Webinar on funding opportunities for Industrial Biotech & SynBio

This KTN webinar provided an update on the upcoming funding opportunities for industrial biotechnology & synthetic biology, with particular focus on the remit of each competition and where applications are likely to fit best. 

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