R&D projects

ProgramAcronymTopicStart DateDurationBudget
QRENALGAPLEXMixotrophic microalgae growthOct 200924 months---
FP7GIAVAPGenetic modification of marine or freshwater algae to better suit industrial applicationsJan 201136 months7 M€
FP7AQUAFUELSExploitation of various algal and other suitable non-food aquatic biomasses for 2nd generation biofuels productionJan 201018 months---
FP7BIOFATBiofuels from microalgaeApr 201160 months10 M€
FP7PHOTO.COMMPhotosynthetic communities in industrial cultivationOct 201248 months---
FP7ProEcoWinePlant protection products from microalgaeNov 201224 months1.6 M€
FP7DEMADirect bioethanol from microalgaeDec 201254 months6.4 M€
QRENINOVLABOptimization of applied analytical methods to microalgae culture routines and processingOct 201312 months---
FP7PUFAChainDeveloping a pipeline of PUFA-derived products from several species of microalgaeNov 201348 months7 M€
FP7D-FactoryCultivation and biorefinery for DunaliellaDec 201348 months10 M€
GENOMIA FUNDAlgaeEcoIDIsolate, cultivate, and characterize the pathogens of the green microalgae Haematococcus and ChlorellaMar 201424 months---
HORIZON 2020ALFFThe Algal Microbiome Friends and FoesDec 201448 months3.8 M€
HORIZON 2020PHOTOFUELStimulating the innovation potential of SMEs for a low carbon energy system. Jul 201548 months6 M€
HORIZON 2020 - BBIABACUSAlgae for a biomass applied to the production of added value compoundsMar 201736 months5.1 M€
NordForskNORDAQUATowards Versatility of Aquatic Production Platforms: Unlocking the Value of Nordic BioresourcesJun 201754 months---
INTERREGENHANCEHigh added-value industrial opportunities for microalgae in the Atlantic AreaNov 201767 months2.45 M€
P 2020ARA.FARMARA.FARM .: IDT demonstration project of the production feasibility of Arachidonic Acid of microalgaeNov 201748 months4.7 M€
P2020EXTRATOTECAEXTRATOTECA – Microalgae Extracts for High Value Products May 201936 months1 M€
P 2020ALGAREFInstallation and operation of a multi-method and multi-product microalgae biorefining unit Apr 202024 months2.8 M€
HORIZON 2020 - BBIMULTI-STR3AMSustainable multi-strain, multi-method, multi-product microalgae biorefinery integrating industrial side streams to create high-value productsMay 202048 months9.1 M€
HORIZON 2020 - BBIREDWINEIncreasing microalgae biomass feedstock by valorizing wine gaseous and liquid residuesMay 202148 months5.7 M€
COMPETE2020Move2LowCBio-based fuelsOct 202032 months11,2 M€
FCTPHYCOμBIOMEStudy and application of the microbiome to maximize the productivity of marine microalgaeMar 202136 months275 K€
COSTSEAWHEATTomorrow's 'Wheat of the sea': Ulva, a model for an innovative maricultureOct 202148 months125 K€
COSTParAquaApplications for Zoosporic Parasites in Aquatic SystemsNov 202148 months---
HorizonEUCIRCALGAECIRCular valorisation of industrial ALGAE waste streams into high-value products to foster future sustainable blue biorefineries in EuropeOct 202248 months10.3 M€
MetabuildingSeafood for Thought Circular innovation project around 3D printed marine biomaterials coated with microalgae for built environment improvementOct 20226 months60 K€
HorizonEUALIGNEDAligning life cycle assessment methods and bio-based sectors for improved environmental performanceOct 202236 months3.4 M€
HorizonEUINNOAQUAInnovative Approaches for an Integrated Use of Algae in Sustainable Aquaculture Practices and High-Value Food ApplicationsJun 202348 months7.3 M€
PRRPBAPacto da Bioeconomia AzulOct 202238 months133 M€
HorizonEUCAPTUSDemonstrating energy intensive industry-integrated solutions to produce liquid renewable energy carriers from CAPTUred carbon emissionSJun 202348 months11.5 M€
EIC TransitionAsteasierNovel and sustainable biotechnological approaches for astaxanthin and ketocarotenoids productionJan 202324 months1.98 M€
HorizonEU CBE-JUInnoProteinNew sustainable proteins for food, feed and non-food bio-based applicationsJun 202348 months5 M€