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RELEVANCE

Global fossil fuels supplies dwindling


SUSTAINABILITY

Fast-growing, easily utilised marine algae which fix carbon dioxide


BIOTECHNOLOGY

Oil production from cultivated micro-organisms


BIOFUEL

Energy readily convertible from marine plants

News

BioMara Strathclyde science meeting is a success
A BioMara research workshop in April 2011 brought together the project's scientists for updates on progress and dialogue that promoted exchange of ideas between the six partners
Stakeholder discourse in Scotland
Ian Macfarlane is the BioMara stakeholder group manager. In his regular meetings with businesses, local authorities and others who have in interest in BioMara's work, he covers a range of issues associated with the project.
Chinese visitors meet BioMara scientists
A delegation of Chinese scientists visiting the Scottish Marine Institute in June were given a presentation on seaweed research by Dr Maeve Kelly
Seaweed health event in Scottish Isles
Lead scientist Michele Stanley headed to Stornoway on the Isle of Lewis in June to attend a conference focussing on the many potential roles of seaweed in human health
Taking renewable energy into Scottish Schools
BioMara scientists participated in a Scottish Schools audio-visual event all about rewewable energy and the role seaweed can play
Scottish Renewables Festival 2010
 
Lunchtime talk: Biofuels, the next generation
Peter Schiener, BioMara fermentation expert, delivered a lunchtime seminar in April 2010 at the Scottish Marine Institute. View his presentation.
Yellow Sea Director's visit
Dr Michele Stanley was a key host during a visit in March by the Director General of the Yellow Sea Fisheries Research Institute (YSFRI), Chinese Academy of Fishery Sciences, to the Scottish Marine Institute
Bioenergy visit to Brazil
BioMara scientist Peter Schiener headed to Brazil in March to learn more about Brazil’s development of biotechnology and biofuel from microalgae.
Lead scientist visits China
The lead scientist of the BioMara project was recently invited by the Foreign and Commonwealth Office to join a knowledge exchange mission to China. The purpose of the visit was to build links between the UK and China.
BioMara launches in Belfast
BioMara was launched by Northern Ireland Energy Minister on 17 June
First BioMara stakeholder meeting
8th June 2009 was the first BioMara information meeting in Scotland
Programme of events for Northern Ireland launch
Northern Ireland launch of BioMara, 17th June 2009
Press release: BioMara global launch
April 2009: Energy Minister launches €6 million sustainable biofuels project
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