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.
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.
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.