[USA, EU] The American (New York) start-up AlgiKnit won EUR 100,000 in the Postcode Lottery Green Challenge 2018. Continue reading American start-up AlgiKnit wins EUR 100,000 for environmentally-friendly ‘seaweed textile’
[China] Hismer Bio-Tech Co. Ltd. in China’s Shandong province is making biomass fibre from shrimp and crab shells, a pioneering effort Continue reading Chinese textile firms turn to biomass fibre production25
[India] Women from coastal villages petition Collector, urge him to protect their livelihood. Continue reading Fisherwomen collecting seaweed allege harassment
[Spain] This video represents Seacolors’s idea of using natural pigments from algae for commercial purposes. Continue reading Algae as source natural pigments
[India] The researchers developed a photocatalyst using titanium dioxide doped with red seaweed polymer carrageenan to degrade the dyes. Continue reading Sunshine, seaweed help to break down dye waste
[UK] The fashion industry is huge. It contributes £26bn to the UK economy and employs 800,000 people – almost five per cent of the total workforce. Fashion flourishes on creativity, Continue reading Next year will we mainly be wearing algae?
[France, UK] Oban-based Crùbag uses images of healthy and infected algae that have been photographed by scientists with the use of microscope technology. Continue reading Healthy and diseased marine algae inspire new designs
[Germany] Rasa Weber on the unexpected role of algae for our future at TEDxHamburg (www.tedxhamburg.de). Continue reading The unexpected role of algae for our future | Rasa Weber | TEDxHamburg
[EU] AT~SEA, advanced textiles for open sea biomass cultivation, is an EU 7th framework project which started in 2012 and will by end of July 2015. This research project targeted the development of advanced, 2D seaweed cultivation substrates in order to demonstrate the technical and economic Continue reading The AT~SEA consortium co-founds the spin-off company AT~SEA TECHNOLOGIES
ARCHIE BROWN’S in Truro is the chosen setting for a new exhibition of textile artist Jo Polack’s celebration of seaweed.
“The myriad varieties of seaweed on our Cornish coastline inspired this Continue reading See a seaweed special