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Home » Algae/Other Aquatic Organisms, Federal Agency, Feedstock, Funding/Financing, Process, R & D Focus

DuPont’s ‘Unique’ Seaweed Venture Nets DOE Cash

Submitted by on November 30, 2009 – 4:22 pmNo Comment

by Dina Fine Maron (New York Times Greenwire)  Seaweed holds promise as more than an ingredient in a purifying face mask or a maki roll.  So say researchers at E.I. du Pont de Nemours & Co., which alongside Seattle-based Bio Architecture Lab (BAL) has secured $9 million from the Department of Energy to explore seaweed’s potential as a feedstock for biobutanol, an advanced biofuel.

Their venture appears to have largely cornered the current market. Though more than 200 companies have looked into algae-based biofuels, DuPont and BAL say most others have shied away from using macroalgae, like kelp.  READ MORE  and MORE

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