TIMELINE

Join us on our path filled with exciting milestones

  • Jan 2018

    INITIATION

    Formation of the CaribAlgae idea during master thesis on Genetic Modification in Microalgae for the Production of Biodiesel

  • Nov 2018

    Winner of The Challenge Engineering 2018
    Selected as most sustainable engineer of 2018

    Semi-finalist TEDxAmsterdam Award

  • Dec 2018

    PLANNING

    Partner and project plan development
    Team formed
    Foundation established
    Launch CaribAlgae website

  • Mar 2019

    Selected to pitch at The Road to GES2019 Caribbean in Curaçao

  • Apr 2019

    PROOF OF CONCEPT

    Phase I | 25 L setup| 8 – 10 months
    Selection of the most promising cultivation conditions and recipes based on small cultivation systems

    Phase II | 1000 L setup| 5 – 8 months
    Optimizing Phase I recipe based on small but scalable cultivation systems

  • Sep 2020

    VALIDATION

    Phase III | 18.000 L setup | 12 months
    Validating Phase II recipe based on continuous scalable cultivation systems

  • 2022

    FURTHER UPSCALING

    Upscaling of the successful pilot setup to a fully continuous functional microalgae production plant with successful business case

    Develop downstream steps & refining processes for the production of biofuel

    Integration of wastewater and flue gas infrastructure in cooperation with partner organisations

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