ALCUSO – hands on microalgae consultancy


ALCUSO offers hands on microalgae consultancy to design and start up your algae production facility. ALCUSO’s team offers its services worldwide. The ALCUSO team consists of researchers with nine years of experience in the cultivation of microalgae from lab to demonstration scale. ALCUSO aims to develop and optimize algae production processes.

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What We Do

  • Hands on assistence on setting up your microalgae production facility
  • Troubleshooting of photobioreactors
  • Data analysis for process optimization
  • Advice in process and plant design
  • On location training of personel

Our experience with microalgae

  • Operation and development of photobioreactors from lab to production scale with various configurations, such as:
    • Flat panel
    • Horizontal and vertical tubulars
    • Biofilms (rotating disks)
    • Raceway ponds
  • Design and operation of inoculum trains
  • Implementation of supporting equipment in production facilities
  • Cultivation of various microalgal species for different products and with different process requirements:
    • Chlorella vulgaris
    • Nannochloropsis gaditana & Nannochloropsis sp.
    • Neochloris oleoabundans
    • Scenedesmus
    • Phaeodactylum tricornutum
    • Tetraselmis suecica & Tetraselmis chuii
  • Harvesting of microalgae using:
    • Centrifugation (Westfalia & Evodos)
    • Flotation
    • Filtration
    • Flocculation

Open pond photobioreactor Almaria University