Business and Investments


Austrian procurement of wastewater system earns praise
Austria's Federal Procurement Agency has gained Europe-wide recognition for innovation-friendly use of public procurement. In October 2015, the agency picked up a Public Procurement of Innovation award from the Procurement of Innovation Platform. By using their purchasing power to choose...
Industrial-scale transformation of CO2 to micro-algal biomass
Austrian company SEE Algae Technology (SAT) has developed technology for the industrial-scale transformation of CO2 emissions into a commercially viable micro-algal biomass. SAT’s innovative production system employs a special feature to match light and nutrient supplies optimally to the algae...
Producing omega-3s – with algae
A newly designed system for the cultivation of algae has highlighted the commercial potential for a range of algae-derived products; above all, production of omega-3 fatty acids. The Austrian-based biotech company Ecoduna is poised to bring industrial-scale algae production to the mainstream...