Microalgae as Cell Factories for Chemical and Biochemical Products

Updated 2003-06-25

• To survey and document the state of the art in microalgal technology • To examine legislative and regulatory matters connected with the field • To bring together the various information on European algal collections into a single on-line portal • To develop the on-line database into a comprehensive tool for dissemination of knowledge pertaining to microalgae and microalgal research • To investigate current barriers to the use of microalgae and identify possible future uses of microalgae and microalgal technology • To help steer the direction of European research • To carry out technology transfer to the end users within the network, with measurable benefits for efficiency • To ensure the strategy involves dissemination to end-users outside the network partners • To ensure network cohesion and good communication between the partners • To develop an ongoing ‘virtual institute’ model and lay the groundwork for future RTD projects

Time frame

Project time span
2003 - 2006
Data collection
not specified
Data processing
not specified
Data reporting
not specified

Contact information

Contact person
Maeve Kelly
Scottish Association for Marine Science Dunstaffnage Marine Laboratory Oban Argyll PA37 1QA
[+44] (0) 1631 559233
[+44] (0) 1631 559001

Parameters and Media

Not specified


Regions studied
Dunstaffnage Marine Laboratory

Data availability

Samples/specimens archived in specimen banks?

Methods & Procedures

Not specified

Additional Information

Is this a bi- AND multi-lateral project (i.e. a project involving cooperation between different countries)?
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