News & Events
|Tuesday, 27 June, 2017 - 09:30||Industrial Seaweed Workshop||The topics of the workshop included cultivation, biomass, policy, biorefinery and high value products.|
|Sunday, 10 September, 2017 - 10:00||World Seafood Congress 2017||The congress will be held in Reykjavík. The topic is growth in blue economy: Practical approach and cutting edge research for market innovation,safe seafood supply and food integrity|
|Wednesday, 11 October, 2017 - 09:00||Nordic Seaweed Conference 2017||The Nordic Seaweed Conference will be hald at 11 and 12 October 2017 in Grenaa. Seaweed and Sustainability will be the overall theme of this year’s conference.||Call for abstracts for Nordic Seaweed Conference 2017.docx|
CyberColloids' core focus is on providing innovative texture solutions, mostly within the food industry. In recent years we have seen a move away from the use of traditional texturizing agents i.e. hydrocolloids towards the use of functionalised food fibres e.g. citrus fibre. Functionalised food... read more
The third SEAREFINERY Project meeting was recently held at the National Maritime College of Ireland, Ringaskiddy, Cork, Ireland and was hosted by local partners CIT and CyberColloids. The meeting was held over two days with the second day dedicated to a workshop involving participants from the... read more
Inflammatory bowel disease (IBD) is a term used to describe a group of inflammatory conditions which includes Crohn's disease and ulcerative colitis. The use of seaweed and seaweed extracts in the treatment of inflammatory conditions of the gastrointestinal tract has generated increased interest... read more
The study at present focused on potential biorefinery exploration using cultivated S. latissima harvested from Norway for step-wise extraction of added value components i.e. alginates, fucoidans, laminarins and polyphenols. The extraction conditions and efficiencies as well as bioactivities of... read more
Seaweed researchers, companies and enthusiast from 9 different countries gathered for the 6th time in Grenaa, Denmark, for the Nordic Seaweed Conference on the 12th and 13th of October 2016. Seaweed biorefinery concept and the status of the SeaRefinery project was presented by DTI (as project... read more
DTI, Cybercolloids and Marinox are currently working on extraction process improvement and characteristic determination on value added components e.g. laminarin and antioxidants.Work on the extraction of the selected value added bioactives will be presented in the coming Nordic Seaweed... read more
The SeaRefinery first Generally Assembly was held in mid-May at Hardbakke in Norway. The meeting reviewed the progress of the project across all work packages and made lans for the next six months of the project. Hortimare organised also a tour at their cultivation site, demonstrating the... read more
In May partner Hortimare successfully harvested Saccharina L and Alaria at its cultivation site "Sulefisk" in Norway.
From June 20 to 24, 2016 several members of teh SeaRefinery consortium visited the 22nd International Seaweed Symposium in Copenhagen. During this 3-yearly conference approximately 350 members of the global seaweed community gathered to present and discuss new developements on macroalgae.... read more
The SeaRefinery project had its kick-off meeting at the facilities of partner DTI on 4th of November 2105. A fruitful meeting with an exchange of ideas and discussions concerning seaweed and biorefinery.