Tour the Algal Innovation Centre at Cambridge

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The Algal Innovation Centre (AIC) in the Department of Plant Sciences at the University of Cambridge is a Centre for Excellence with test and scale-up facilities, connecting the entire pipeline of algal research from strain selection and improvement, through harvesting and processing, to development of underpinning technology and engineering solutions.

The AIC’s laboratory is a secure, research grade glasshouse on a sealed foundation with gross floor area of 164 square meters. It has laboratory grade benching, RO water supply environmental data collection, access to autoclaving, centrifugation, and a wide range of algae reactors.

The AIC also provides training courses for PhD students and postdoctoral researchers. Here’s a look around…

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