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FucoSan Conference: algae bioactive compounds - from research to innovation

Marine organisms offer vast opportunities for research and development - Scientific research and product development from algae bioactive compounds will be presented with scientific and commercial focuses


25-08-2020 - 12:00 - 26-08-2020 - 14:00


Prof. Dr Alexa Kletter, project coordinator on behalf of the FucoSan consortium

Registration deadline



WEBINAR - The conference will be held online.

After registration you will receive an e-mail including a link to enter the meeting.

Tuesday, 25th August 2020, 12:00h - 18:30h
Wednesday, 26th August 2020, 08:00h - 14:00h

You will only need a computer with online access and audio option to follow the meeting and optionally a microfone to join discussions.


Tuesday, 25th August 2020

  • Keynote lecture: Nathalie Bourgougnon, University of South Brittany, France Laboratory of Marine Biotechnology and Chemistry. "Conventional and sustainable bioprocesses for the extraction of antiherpetic oligo- and polysaccharides from the red seaweeds"
  • Plenary session 1
    "Prospects of algae cultivation, collection and extraction"
  • Plenary session 2
    "Biological activities of algae compounds and their opportunities in research"
  • Poster session on topics from plenary 1 and 2

Wednesday, 26th August 2020

  • Keynote lecture: Trond Helgerud, Seaweed R&D Manager, Dupont Nutrition & Bioscience hos DuPont, Norge. "DuPont Nutrition and Health"
  • Plenary session 3
    "Possibilities and pitfalls of commercialisation of algae compounds"
  • Plenary session 4
    "Commercial application"
  • Poster session on topics from plenary 3 and 4
  • Panel discussion


The deadline for the submission of abstracts for oral presentations and posters was 1st July 2020.

  • Oral presentation: 10 min talk & 5 min discussion
  • Poster: an online solution for poster presentation and discussion will be offered.

Abstracts on both scientific and commercial topics in the field of biactive marine compounds are welcome.

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