Forget Fuel – Can Algae Succeed in Agriculture, Food, and Cosmetics?

May 03, 2017 | State of the Market Report

The algal biofuel space has collapsed in recent years; developers attempting to salvage their businesses have pivoted into more promising applications in food, agriculture, and cosmetics markets. However, not all algae production methods are created equal – each process may be better suited for a specific application, given its cost, scale, and quality performance. In this report, we create a framework to assess optimal algae developers and reveal how companies can capitalize on the transition away from biofuels to new markets.

Coverage Areas

  • Accelerating Materials Innovation
  • Agro Innovation
  • Bio-based Materials and Chemicals
  • Emerging Ecosystems in Agrifood and Health
  • Food and Nutrition

Table of Contents

  • Title page
  • Contents
  • Background
  • Technology Landscape
  • Analysis I: Intellectual Property Trends
  • Analysis II: Developer Assessment
  • Outlook
  • Appendix

Lead Analysts

Laura Lee
Research Associate
Camilla Stice
Analyst
Victor Oh
Analyst

Contributors

Cosmin Laslau, Ph.D.

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