Flying with Algae

airbusJülich, 16 May 2014 – A global society and a functioning world economy would not be conceivable without mobility. An important role is played by the aviation industry, which needs solutions for sustainable fuel in the near future. The AUFWIND project investigates algae production and conversion to biokerosene. A related project, known as OptimAL, optimizes the productivity and light use of algae. To support these activities, the Algae Science Centre has begun work at Forschungszentrum Jülich.

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alternative fuel for combustion engines

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 http://www.fz-juelich.de/SharedDocs/Pressemitteilungen/UK/EN/2014/14-05-16aufwind.html;jsessionid=9447CC36A26048AF93B88E13F54BA456

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