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Del Campo provides the biotechnology company with valuable knowledge and experience in the microalgae sector.
The portfolio of projects that AlgaEnergy leads or in which it participates with a prominent role and always as the only microalgae company is evidence of AlgaEnergy’s commitment to R&D&i. At international level the R&D&i projects amount to more than 80 million Euros of investment wherein over 150 scientific partners namely universities, research centers and companies collaborate.
In order to strengthen its R&D&i Department, AlgaEnergy has announced the recent appointment of Dr. Jose Antonio del Campo as Director of that department, made effective since last February 2020. Del Campo has a degree in Biology from the University of Malaga, having completed his doctoral thesis in Microalgae Biotechnology with Professor Miguel García Guerrero -Scientific Director of AlgaEnergy and one of the few researchers recognized as a one of the global authorities in the biotechnology of microalgae-, at the Institute of Plant Biochemistry and Photosynthesis (IBVF), a co-managed center of the Spanish National Research Council (CSIC) and the University of Seville. After a 6-year stay at the University of California (UCLA), where he worked in the laboratory of Sabeeha Merchant, one of the world's leading experts in the microalgae model Chlamydomonas, he returned to Spain to re-join García Guerrero´s working group in the IBVF. He has specialized in biomedicine since 2008 and has worked in various hospitals in Spain. As a result, he has accumulated over 24 years of research experience -half of which was focused on microalgae, and the other half on biomedicine. In this time, he has authored more than 40 academic publications.
In his new position as the Director of R&D&i, Jose Antonio del Campo will manage a fundamental activity for AlgaEnergy. As Augusto Rodríguez-Villa, President of the company points out: “We believe that R&D&i is the origin of everything we do but it will also be the basis of our future. Our firm commitment to innovation is what is enabling us to develop innovative, sustainable and, above all, highly effective solutions for industries in which microalgae have immense potential for application”. Regarding his recent appointment to AlgaEnergy, Del Campo has affirmed: “I am looking forward to this new stage. There is a team with a lot of talent and capacity in AlgaEnergy, and I believe that there is enormous potential to develop and take advantage of it. It is also a privilege and very pleasant to work with my mentor, Professor García Guerrero again”.
The company is continuing with its internationalization plan, “Project Victoria,” by establishing these new businesses and recruiting top leadership talent to support the introduction of AlgaEnergy’s unique product portfolio.20 May, 2020
Augusto Rodriguez-Villa, President of the biotech company, joins the Board of Directors of the Spanish Bioindustry Association (AseBio).19 May, 2020
Under the direction of Douglas Ry Wagner, Ph.D., President of International Agribusiness, AlgaEnergy has recruited a new executive leadership team to drive growth in the United States and Mexico.07 May, 2020
At AlgaEnergy we have always had a long-term vision, and we are convinced that only through innovation will we be able to move forward strengthened and generate a more prosperous country, more sustainable development and a better world.23 April, 2020
The biotechnology company and Madrid’s Institute for Rural Research and Development, Agricultural and Food (IMIDRA) have donated a significant batch of seedlings and biostimulant products to nearly 500 farmers. The event was chaired by Isabel Díaz Ayuso, President of the Community of Madrid.20 April, 2020
The objective is to develop techniques for fractionation and stabilization of substances of commercial interest, obtained from biomass of microalgae and cyanobacteria.13 April, 2020
Organized by AseBio and BIOVEGEN, it brought together the main actors in the sector to discuss the main challenges of the bioeconomy and the products obtained from it.05 March, 2020
Del Campo provides the biotechnology company with valuable knowledge and experience in the microalgae sector.03 March, 2020
María Segura, Deputy General Manager and Technical Director of AlgaEnergy, was invited to participate in the meeting “Women who lead the future”, organized by AseBio.17 February, 2020
The biotechnology company took advantage of this fair of international reference in the fruit, vegetable and fresh produce sector to showcase its innovative range of biostimulants based on microalgae AgriAlgae®.12 February, 2020