EnAlgae: an INTERREG IVB North West Strategic Initiative

EnAlgae was a Strategic Initiative of the INTERREG IVB North West Europe programme, with activities taking place between late 2011 to December 2015. It brought together 19 partners and 14 observers across 7 EU Member States with the aim of developing sustainable technologies for algal biomass production and quantifying the scope for commercial algae production for energy and other products in North West Europe.

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EnAlgae reports and other outputs

The reports of the EnAlgae project can be found and downloaded from here.


EnAlgae Final Report Card

Our final report card summarising activity across the project can be downloaded as a PDF here


Panning for Green Gold: Developing the algal bioeconomy

Our documentary is finished and ready for you to view and enjoy.

It charts the work which has been undertaken by EnAlgae over the life of the project, places it in the context of what else is happening across the world and offers a glimpse of where the technologies developed by EnAlgae could develop further in the future. 

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  1. 02 Dec

    Documentary, Panning for Green Gold: developing the algal bioeconomy, launched online

    The EnAlgae documentary has been launched on our project's YouTube account following its official unveiling at an event last month. Panning for Green Gold: developing the algal bioeconomy tells the story of the work which has been undertaken on the project over the past four years.

  2. 01 Dec

    Sustainable Futures Forum

    Birmingham City University is organising a Sustainable Futures Forum on 16th December, from 9.30 to 3pm at the Birmingham City Council House Banqueting Suite. Join the Forum and hear from innovative projects, industry and government on developments transforming the region's economy and environment.

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Staff Spotlight

Chrystelle Verhoest
Project Collaborator