Nordic Seaweed Conference 2023

 12th Nordic Seaweed Conference 11-12. October 2023 - registration closes soon


AlgaeCenter Denmarks business and science network is open to companies, entrepreneurs, researchers and others with an interest in seaweed.


AlgaeCentre Denmark participates in research and development related to cultivation and utilization of macroalgae.


Seaweed is a sustainable resource that can be used for multiple purposes and improve environment and climate.


Nordic Seaweed Conference gathers researchers, companies and authorities annually for two days to discuss cultivation and use of seaweed.

Landbased facility

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.


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.



AlgaeCentre Denmark is involved in a numer of projects.


As the need for resources like food and energy and the competition for maritime space are only increasing, the world needs to rethink and to find new ways to meet[…]

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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[…]

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ValueFarm works towards a more efficient and automized Ulva production system, including mechanized determination of optimal harvest time from automated image analysis. Sea lettuce (Ulva sp.) are high value green[…]

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Macrofuels (Terminated)

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[…]

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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[…]

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MAB4 (Terminated)

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 (Terminated) 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[…]

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Climate Feed

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[…]

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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.