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Reference Number NE/G52441X/1
Title Factors that influence the growth of microalgae as a source of renewable fuel
Status Completed
Energy Categories RENEWABLE ENERGY SOURCES(Bio-Energy, Other bio-energy) 100%;
Research Types Basic and strategic applied research 100%
Science and Technology Fields BIOLOGICAL AND AGRICULTURAL SCIENCES (Biological Sciences) 75%;
UKERC Cross Cutting Characterisation Not Cross-cutting 100%
Principal Investigator Prof J (John ) Dennis
No email address given
Chemical Engineering
University of Cambridge
Award Type Standard
Funding Source NERC
Start Date 01 October 2008
End Date 30 September 2012
Duration 47 months
Total Grant Value £76,590
Industrial Sectors
Region East of England
Investigators Principal Investigator Prof J (John ) Dennis , Chemical Engineering, University of Cambridge (99.998%)
  Other Investigator Dr SA Scott , Engineering, University of Cambridge (0.001%)
Professor C Howe , Biochemistry, University of Cambridge (0.001%)
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Abstract To identify and probe the parameters that influence growth of high-density microalgal cultures in open-pond and photobioreactor systems, through a combination of biological studies, application of life-cycle analysis and modelling
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