Cellana LLC has received a $5.5 million U.S. Department of Agriculture grant to develop affordable animal feed from marine algae to facilitate the large-scale production of feedstocks for biofuels, aquaculture and other animal feeds. The project began May 1, 2011 and runs through April 30, 2014.
Cellana will receive $5,521,173, which will be combined with $1,643,661 provided by Cellana for the project, titled “Developing a New Generation of Animal Feed Protein Supplements.” Under this USDA grant, Cornell University will be conducting large-scale animal feeding trials using algae biomass provided by Cellana to identify the most economical and efficacious strains of algae.
Cellana has established world-class strategic partnerships, collaborations and alliances to utilize the best information and technology available to produce algae and related products at economic scale.
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