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Algae Biotechnology

Techniques and opportunities for the sustainable bioeconomy

Objectives

The aim of this online professional development course is to provide introductory training and theory in algal biology, culturing, growth, and biotechnology under laboratory and small-scale pilot facilities. The workshop will run for two days hosted virtually by the University of Cambridge Algal Innovation Centre (AIC) and Scottish Association for Marine Science (UK), Fraunhofer Institute for Interfacial Engineering and Biotechnology IGB (Germany), and Matis (Iceland).

The programme runs online but is coordinated in UK/Iceland/Germany.

Advantages

The course will also offer insights and examples from an industrial and entrepreneurial perspective, that can help the participants to found or improve their own algal-based business.

Learners will receive an optional workshop pack in the post that contains products, flyers, and information related to the algal industry. The programme will provide an unrivaled opportunity for postgraduate, postdoctorate and industry researchers to be trained in algal biotechnology research and to network with others in the sector in our breakout and networking sessions. Please note that the course will not be recorded.

Career Opportunities

The programme will provide an unrivaled opportunity for postgraduate, postdoctorate and industry researchers to be trained in algal biotechnology research and to network with others in the sector.

Duration & Dates

The programme lasts 2 days, on the 11th and 12th of May 2022.

Audience & Eligibility

Professionals in the industry

Level

Professional development

Price

50€ (excluding VAT)

Language

English

Registration Open & Seats

Open

Location

Online
Course soon available

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Structure & Modules

The format includes a daily programme of lectures/seminars introducing the theory of techniques, SOPs best practice, and live demonstration of equipment and facilities. Learners will receive a workshop pack in the post. The programme will provide an unrivaled opportunity for postgraduate, postdoctorate and industry researchers to be trained in algal biotechnology research and to network with others in the sector.

Click here to download the list of speakers and timetable for the course.

Programme lead

1519143650281

Payam Mehrshahi

Senior Research Associate and Manager of Algal Innovation Centre (AIC) at University of Cambridge

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