The aim of this 2020 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) UK, Fraunhofer Institute Stuttgart, Germany and Matís Iceland.
Thursday 19th and Friday 20th November 2020
We are pleased to present this popular course for the third year. The format is similar to the 2018 and 2019 courses but due to Covid-19 restrictions we have redesigned the course so it is all once over a two-day course. We have carefully planned an exciting and engaging online course which includes a daily programme of lecture/seminars introducing the theory of techniques, SOPs best practice and live demonstration of equipment and facilities. 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.
The content will be delivered from our academic and industrial partners in the UK, Iceland and Germany throughout the two days online.
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 unrivalled 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.
The course will be all via Zoom links with a mix of live and pre-recorded talks, quizzes, breakout room discussions and network sessions.
We look forward to seeing you all online for Algal Biotech 2020!