Algae Industry Magazine’s 2015 International Readers’ Poll — Part 1, Part 2, Part 3, Part 4, Part 5
(Algae Industry Magazine) In any industry, a few incredible people make an enormous impact. The algae industry is fortunate to honor Algae Ambassadors that are great scientists and industry leaders. They are also superb educators for our next generation of algae scientists and business leaders. The Algae Ambassadors have inspired and served as role models for thousands of people across all industries. Their extraordinary books, scientific papers and presentations have conveyed the value proposition for algae globally. READ MORE and MORE (Part 1)
This second of five posts begins with winners in the Algae Cultivation Equipment category. Cultivation equipment improves every year as growers learn from experience and provide feedback to equipment design engineers.
Two extremely experienced and well-known algae experts, John Benemann and Tryg Lundquist, lead the cultivation equipment gold winner, MicroBio Engineering.
See the winners and honorable mentions for:
- Cultivation Equipment
- Harvesting Equipment
- Laboratory Equipment
- Technology Breakthrough
This third of our five posts begins with winners in the Environmental Solutions category. Environmental Solutions have become a dominant value proposition for algae producers. Carbon capture and reuse became a major focus of Federal and State policy experts along with algae scientists at the Algae Biomass Summit in Washington, D.C. this year.
See the winners in the categories:
- Environmental Solutions
- Food, Feed and Nutrient
- Health, Nutrition or Medicine
Few initiatives offer the prospect of transforming society to create more successful farmers and healthier food. Algae microfarms present a phenomenal opportunity for a new generation of food, feed, fertilizer, nutraceutical, cosmeceutical and medical products producers.
Over the past 30 years, large farms have grown algae for food, feed and fuels for thousands of useful products. Now an era of microfarms is emerging. Algae microfarms can empower people to grow healthy food in their own community for food security and self-sufficiency. Microfarms are the lifeblood of the algae industry, as they serve as the small business start-ups creating jobs, training and innovation.
See the winners in these categories:
- Algae Microfarm
- Algae Cultivation Facility
- Algae Business
Algae industry advances are based on breakthroughs in science and technology. Algae scientists and researchers represent the lifeblood of our industry. The winners in the science and research categories deserve recognition for their immense contributions.
Now see the winners in these categories:
- Scientist or Researcher
- Algae Laboratory
- Educational Institution