algae biofuel

Budding biotechnologist heading to US science competition

March 18th, 2013

Year 11 student and budding biotechnologist Cassandra Lee will head to Chicago, Illinois, in April to compete in the 2013 International BioGENEius Challenge.

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Commercial production of biofuel a step closer

March 7th, 2013

An algae biofuel demonstration plant will be built by Muradel Pty Ltd, a joint venture by Murdoch University, Adelaide Research and Innovation and commercial partner SQC Pty Ltd, after the Federal Government announced $4.4 million of funding.

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Joint venture in algae biofuels

January 19th, 2011

A joint venture between Murdoch University, the University of Adelaide and technology company SQC has resulted in the development of a pilot plant in Karratha for the commercial production of biofuel from algae.

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Multi-million dollar algae biofuel plant opens in WA’s North-West

December 8th, 2010

The opening of an algae pilot plant in Karratha, Western Australia, brings Australia one step closer to creating commercial quantities of clean biofuel for the future.

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Record $46m research income for Murdoch University

August 6th, 2010

Murdoch University has achieved a record research income of more than $46 million for the 2009-2010 financial year.

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