Online Algae Production
Certification Program

The world's first online Algae Production Certification Program for students and private industry focusing on all aspects of commercial algae production industry.
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Join the Algae Biomass Exchange on Linkedin

Where 'qualified' algae producers
 meet potential off-takers. 
*All samples available with COA's
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Join Open Collaboration
 Between Algae Research and Business

The National Algae Association is the first non-profit algae education and algae production trade association in the world started 12 years ago. We provide a platform for commercially-minded algae researchers, algae producers, indoor algae bio-manufacturing, equipment companies, water process engineers, universities and colleges in open collaborative approach in helping to build the emerging algae production industry though educational Algae Production Workshops and networking events, Algae Biomass Incubator Programs for students, algaepreneurs, and private industry and an online Algae Production Certification Program interested in the commercial algae production industry.

Commercial Cultivation, Harvesting, 
Extraction Methods and Technologies 

Algae can be grown into high value products such as nutraceutical Omega 3 EPA/DHA astaxanthin, cosmetics, feeds, food, bioplastics and potential fuels. Join in collaborative discussions on the latest methods and technologies in commercial algae production (ie; cultivation, harvesting, extraction methods and technologies) at our Algae Production Workshops.

Carbon Sequestration and Utilization

Algae has the ability to capture CO2 and help reduce greenhouse gas emissions. Many questions arise. What is actually coming off the flue? Can CO2 taken from the flue be scrubbed of particulates and metals and be used to grow algae? What percentage of the scrubbed CO2 is actually being consumed by the algae? How is the captured CO2 being measured? 

Can commercial algae equipment be co-located on or near coal-fired power plants and cement plants to use the scrubbed CO2 to turn into co-products? Captured carbon can be re-purposed and become an enabling nutrient instead of a waste stream. Reducing carbon emissions and generating new business opportunities and jobs could be a 'win-win.

Wastewater Remediation
Using Wastewater/Secondary Water 
to Produce Potential Co-products

Algae can be used to clean wastewater. Some wastewater (secondary wastewater) can be used to commercially cultivate algae for potential co-products (ie; biofertilizer, bioplastics and potential fuels. Commercial algae equipment can be co-located at or near waste water treatment facilities. A potential win-win.

 Algae Production Workshop - Spring 2017

Call for Presentations

If you are a commercially-minded algae researcher, owner of an algae technology that is scaleable outside the lab, a new algae start-up, university researcher interested in commercial algae scale-up and production and would like to collaborate and share information on commercial cultivation, harvesting and extraction methods and technologies we encourage you to submit your presentation or abstract for consideration and join us at our next Algae Production Workshop 2017 in Texas. 

NAA supports all algaepreneurs in the commecialization
and deployment of algae technologies.

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Algae Production
 Incubator Program

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Biobased Co-products - Carbon Sequestration and Utilization - Water Reuse  - Wastewater Remediation 

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NAA News:

2016 Algae Year in Review
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2015 Algae Year In Review
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Algae Production Industry
Develops New Parameters
and Standards
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Algae Biofuels 
Time for a Reality Check
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Algae to clean up oil refinery waste water
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National Algae Association Announces That It's 100-Acre Challenge Has Been Met
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National Algae Association Encourages US Algae Producers to Label Algae-based Products “Made in the USA”.
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National Algae Association Claims That Algae Won't Be Grown in Washington, DC
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Unless there is an Algae Manhattan Project of Government working with Private Industry...
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What should you expect from Algae Production Workshops?

Collaboration and open, honest conversation about commercial algae production methods and technologies from people who are doing it, not talking about it and not dreaming about the latest, greatest new algae research project that are not out of the lab yet or projects that can’t be verified. 

The algae production industry today is being built by commercially-proven algae methods and technologies, private industry, private investment and not the next government algae research grant.