NordAqua News & Events 2020

  • New research papers by Umeå University team contributing to WP1 are on-line!

Two research paper titled as "Cryogenic X-ray photoelectron spectroscopy determines surface composition of algal cells and gives insights into their spontaneous sedimentation" and "Modeling biomass production during progressive nitrogen starvation by North Swedish green microalgae" are published in Algal Research Journal!


  • The 3rd NordAqua Annual Meeting 2020: Registration is now open for NordAqua members! 

The 3rd NordAqua Annual Meeting 2020 will be held on 4-6 March 2020 in Uppsala, Sweden.

On Wednesday, 4th March the annual meeting will overlap with the last session of the 3rd Nordic Algae Symposium 2020 (NAS20) organized by Uppsala University team (For more info: NAS20) . We strongly encourage all our members to participate in NAS20. Please take into account that NAS has a separate registration link. Next 2 days, Thursday 5th March and Friday, 6th March , a “closed annual meeting” is going to be organized for only NordAqua members .

Registration link & the preliminary programme for the  Annual Meeting 2020 were sent via email to NordAqua consortium. Please note that the programme is subject to change. More details about the meeting programme will be posted soon! Please stay tuned!

 We look forward to seeing and meeting as many of you as possible in Uppsala!

  • Open position on algal biomass production and the development of sustainable and biobased UV filter chemicals

Our partner Umeå University is looking for a motivated postdoctoral researcher to hire!

The work is part of the projects MicroBioRefine and NordAqua focusing on the efficient and economic production of biomass by growing high latitude photosynthetic microorganisms on carbon dioxide and nutrients from local flue gases and wastewaters. The postdocdoral researcher will work in the field of renewable energy with focus on algal biomass production and the development of sustainable and biobased UV filter chemicals.

The position is for full-time for a period of two years.Deadline for the application is 20 January, 2020.

For more information about the application process please see: