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MicroA has the capabilities and capacity to produce other ingredients from microalgae on a contract manufacturing basis

Porphyridium

Porphyridium is an exopolysaccharide (EPS) thought to protect the algal cells from the extreme environmental conditions, such as drought and high light, prevailing in their native sea-sand habitat. Porhyridium is well known for its anti-aging, anti-inflammatory, anti-redness, antimicrobials, antioxidants, moisturizing properties and it is used in a restrictive number of high-end cosmetic products.

MicroA’s closed photobioreactor and core capabilities in polysaccharide production, places the company in a prominent position to address the market demand for high-quality Porphyridium.


New ingredient

2021

Microalgae cultivation services

MicroA can cultivate a wide range of marine and freshwater microalgae from small laboratory scale to pilot scale (kilogram scale). MicroA can produce finished product on demand, delivering the microalgae in various forms; dried (spray, freeze), fresh concentrated or live culture.

MicroA have the knowledge to cultivate all microalgae used in research or in commercial cultivation. MicroA have developed a special experience with these species of microalgae:

  • Haematococcus pluvialis
  • Phaeodactylum tricornutum
  • Isochrysis galbana
  • Pavlova lutheri
  • Nannochloropsis oculata
  • Arthrospira platensis (Spirulina)
  • Chlorella vulgaris
  • Rhodomonas baltica

Processing services

MicroA have a wide range of processing equipment that can be used for test production in research projects and small-scale production. We have a long track record in process operation and optimisation with expert staff ensuring low loss of product and a high-quality end-product. MicroA process equipment includes:

  • Centrifuges/separators at different scales
  • Freeze driers from laboratory to small scale production
  • Spray drier (kg scale)
  • Tangential flow filtration units (cross flow filtration) from lab to medium production
  • Homogenizer

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