[UK, USA] Algenuity launches its Algenious® non-GMO Strain Discovery and Development Suite of services at the 2015 Algae Biomass Summit in Washington, D.C., USA. These services are targeted at customers – particularly in the algae food and nutrition markets and open pond algae producers – who want non-GMO algae solutions for a unique competitive advantage, higher performance, and a faster path towards profitability.
Three parts make up the Algenious® non-GMO Strain Discovery and Development Suite of services: Discover, Optimize, and Improve.
The Discover component includes a bespoke bioprospecting service where Algenuity isolate and characterize new and unique industrially scalable strains from local environments for customer providing them a unique competitive advantage.
The Optimize component uses matrices of Algenuity’s Algem® labscale photobioreactors and applies Design of Experiment methodology to optimize light, temperature, media, aeration, and pH parameters for higher performance algae growth and production.
Lastly, the Improve component uses directed evolution to improve desired algae traits through UV or chemically-driven changes, effective screens and experimental design, and Algem® growth analysis.
“The ultimate goal of the Discover, Optimize, and Improve components of the Algenious® non-GMO Strain Discovery and Development Suite of services is to expedite the path to profitability for algae producers,” states Dr. Andrew Spicer, CEO of Algenuity.
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