Welcome to the BioMara project

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The Sustainable Fuels from Marine Biomass project, BioMara, was a joint UK and Irish project that aimed to demonstrate the feasibility and viability of producing third generation biofuels from marine biomass.

Research

The science investigated macroalgae (seaweeds) and microalgae
(single-celled plants) for their potential to provide sustainable fuel. (See Overview for more information.)
In addition, the project studied the environmental, social and
economic impacts of using marine biofuel.

Staying informed

A key remit of BioMara was to engage with the wider community. Our stakeholders were kept in touch with research
developments through newsletters and meetings to learn how BioMara may help with long-term energy needs, business development or social projects. Now the project has ended, information is still available on this site, but there are other projects which may interest you. More information here…

BioMara News and Events are publicised regularly on the website.

Partners

BioMara had six scientific partner institutes, led by the Scottish
Association for Marine Science on the West Coast of Scotland, and
employs 30 staff. Meet the Team…

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News

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Stakeholders

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Events

Events

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Understanding seaweed

Understanding seaweed

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Overview

Overview

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