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Algae Industry Magazine: Ohio Passes Law to Recognize Algaculture

March 4, 2012 — State of Ohio Governor John Kasich has signed into law House Bill 276 defining the production of algae, Algaculture, as agriculture in the Ohio Revised Code. Sponsored by Representative Jim Buchy and former Representative and current Senator, Lou Gentile, HB 276 received extraordinary bi-partisan support and was passed unanimously in both …

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Ohio HB 276 Defines Algae Production as Agriculture

State of Ohio Governor John Kasich signed into law House Bill 276 defining the production of algae, Algaculture, as agriculture in the Ohio Revised Code. Sponsored by Representative Jim Buchy and former Representative, current Senator Lou Gentile, HB 276 received extraordinary bipartisan support and was passed unanimously in both the Ohio House and Senate. “We …

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Algaeventure Systems Fall 2011 Newsletter

In the AVS Fall 2011 Newsletter, you’ll learn about new collaborations, incentives from the State of Ohio, participation in a new COSI exhibit, expansion of our Marysville, OH headquarters, and more. Click the link below for the full stories. Algaeventure Systems Fall 2011 Newsletter

Ohio Ag Net: Algae: The New Biofuel?

By Ty Higgins | October 21, 2011 In Marysville, Algaeventure is working on new technologies that use algae to make products like plastics, nutraceuticals, pharmaceuticals and possibly fuels. See how algae could be a nice complement to much of Ohio agriculture.

Biorefining Magazine: High Risk, High Reward

The U.S. DOE’s Advance Research Projects Agency-Energy targets the “white space” of existing energy research. By Erin Voegele | September 2011 A unique development program housed under the U.S. Department of Defense has achieved a rich history of game-changing technological innovation since its inception in the 1950s. That program, now known as the Defense Advanced …

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Algaeventure Systems Summer 2011 Newsletter

  AVS has released its newsletter for Summer 2011 detailing new additions to the team, as well as the company’s first participation in a US Congressional Hearing! To view the Summer 2011 newsletter please click the link below. Algaeventure Systems Spring 2011 Newsletter

Algae News: How an Algae Company is Working to Mitigate Harmful Algal Blooms in Nature

In the quest to find cheap and abundant sources of energy, many companies and research organizations have turned to algae. Much of their research has been focused on maximizing algal growth. However, increased algal growth can often become harmful if in a natural setting. One algae company, Algaeventure Systems, is actually looking at ways to …

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Algaeventure Systems Testifies at Congressional Hearing on Harmful Algal Blooms

Washington, D.C. – June 2, 2011 — Algaeventure Systems (AVS) was invited to testify at a Congressional Hearing on Harmful Algal Blooms (HABs) on June 1, 2011 to discuss strategies for mitigating HABs in freshwater environments. AVS Chief Scientist Dr. Stephanie Smith addressed the House Committee on Science, Space and Technology’s Energy and Environment Subcommittee regarding a …

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Algaeventure Systems Welcomes Chief Scientist to Team

Marysville, Ohio—May 17, 2011: Algaeventure Systems (AVS) is pleased to announce the addition of Dr. Stephanie Smith to our team. As the company’s Chief Scientist, Dr. Smith will oversee the development of scientific programs and assist with the development of algal growth systems, processing equipment and related intellectual property. Click Here for the Entire Press …

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10 Hot Algae Extraction Technologies (and 5 Stealth Projects to keep an eye on)

Algae industry awash in new technologies to address key commercialization barrier: will they pluck algae, and the algae industry, out of the water? Last month in the Digest we ranked “Algae extraction” at #5 on the list of “Transformers” – technologies that would rock the bio world. We wrote: “While we are on the subject of …

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Making It Work in the Midwest – AVS and The Center for Algal Engineering Research & Commercialization

A new research and development center in Ohio helps spur the development of a regional algae industry. By Erin Voegele | April 19, 2011 Ohio isn’t the first place that comes to mind when the topic is algae. Traditionally, the Southwest has been the the focal point for algae projects under development, but that is …

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Agricultural Utilization Research Institute (AURI) Investigates Drying Technologies For Post-Digester Solids

Algaeventure Systems SLS Technology Featured in AURI Dryer Investigation Post-digester manure solids refer to the material left after manure has been processed in an anaerobic digester and passed through a separation process to physically remove part of the water fraction. The Vincent Press or the Fan Separator is often, but not always, used to accomplish …

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An Air Compressor That Can Improve Wind Turbines?

A few more startups out of ARPA-E More than 300 companies presented at this year’s ARPA-E Summit. Many were familiar names, including Codexis, Cree and FloDesign.  But many were less familiar. In addition to Echogen, three companies stood out. Algaeventure Systems (AVS): Based in Ohio, AVS seeks to develop and commercialize a new method for dewatering algae. In 2009, …

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The Entrepreneurial Mentor Corps at Work: Algaeventure Systems

Submitted by April Saylor on February 24, 2011 – 3:57pm Last week, we told you about the launch of an “Entrepreneurial Mentor Corps,” a one-year pilot program to connect clean energy startups with mentors who can help support these companies through early-stage challenges and increase theirchance for success. The program is a partnership of the Department …

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