CDTI grants both innovation projects in which AlgaEnergy participates as sole microalgae company, in the scope of functional nutrition
The Center for Industrial & Technological Development (CDTI), under the dependence of the Spanish Ministry of Economy and Competitiveness, approved the two proposed projects in which AlgaEnergy participates, within the frame of the Strategic Program for National Business Research Consortiums (CIEN).
Specifically, the approved projects are METASIN and PROGRESO. Both projects, for which AlgaEnergy has consorted with 14 companies and several first-class research centers, seek out to increase the efficiency, quality, functionality and sustainability in the field of human nutrition by using innovative healthy ingredients. In this context, microalgae, catalogued as the food of the millennium by the UN, can play a key role towards increasing the healthy functionality of everyday foods.
AlgaEnergy is the only microalgae company in both innovation projects, such as in every other project AlgaEnergy is involved.
Call Strategic Program for National Business Research Consortiums (CIEN) :
During this call of the CIEN Program, CDTI approved a total of 23 projects involving more than 150 different companies with the commitment to contribute 140 million Euros, and about 187 million Euros of mobilized investment.
CIEN Program funds large projects for industrial research and experimental development, developed by effective collaboration amongst business groups, and aimed to research in strategic areas of future with potential international projection.
They also seek to promote public-private cooperation in the field of R&D, therefore it is required to outsource activities to research organizations.
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