BUSINESS AND SCIENCE NETWORK
AlgaeCenter Denmarks business and science network is open to companies, entrepreneurs, researchers and others with an interest in seaweed.
RESEARCH AND DEVELOPMENT
AlgaeCentre Denmark participates in research and development related to cultivation and utilization of macroalgae.
SEAWEED AND SUSTAINABILITY
Seaweed is a sustainable resource that can be used for multiple purposes and improve environment and climate.
NORDIC SEAWEED CONFERENCE
Nordic Seaweed Conference gathers researchers, companies and authorities annually for two days to discuss cultivation and use of seaweed.
Our outdoor land-based seaweed cultivation facility has been running since 2010. We use it for production optimisation and common garden experiments, and rent it out for commercial trials.READ MORE
Off-shore cultivation site
In the open Kattegat, just two nautical miles north-east of Karlby Klint you find the most exposed site for seaweed cultivation in Denmark. Since 2016, AlgaeCenter Denmark has had the licence from the Danish Coastal Authorities to cultivate macroalgae in the area.READ MORE
AlgaeCentre Denmark is involved in a numer of projects.
SeaSus Protein will turn environmental problems of macroalgae blooms – the so-called ‘green tides’ – into the protein source of the future. With focus on the green sea lettuce (Ulva[…]Read more
The Macrofuels – Third-Generaration biofuels from seaweed is a Horoizon2020 project. MacroFuels aims to produce advanced biofuels from macroalgae, commonly known as seaweed.The targeted biofuels are ethanol, butanol, furanics and[…]Read more
Macroalgae Initium (Terminated)
Macroalgae Initium is an EU Erasmus+ project involving schools and research and dissemination institutions in Norway, Sweden, Ireland, and Denmark. The aim of the project is to give basic skills[…]Read more
MAB4 – Seaweed Biorefinery for Value-Added Products was funded by Innovationsfonden. Read more about the project here. The innovation goals of MAB4 were: To initiate a first attemp to a[…]Read more
Tang.nu is a large Danish project involving research institutions, companies, and authorities. The project aims to put focus on the perspectives in growing and using seaweed as a sustainable resource[…]Read more
Seaweed can help reduce the emissions of greenhouse gases from livestock. That is the goal of the research project Climate Feed funded by Innovation Fund Denmark which is developing a[…]Read more
10.000 species of seaweed
Worldwide there are more than 10.000 species of seaweed and i Danish waters there are 400 different species. The species look very different but are also evolutionary very different. They are adapted to different growth conditions and grow from surface waters with lots of light to hundreds meters of depth where only a little light is left to sustain photosynthesis.