ECO2Capture awarded $100,000 for global growth project to capture CO2
The Athens-based company ECO2Capture has been awarded $100,000 by the Ohio Third Frontier for its project, Demonstration of Advanced Polymer Membranes for Algal Growth Enhancement, which will showcase how to mass-produce algae for the CO2 capture and biofuel markets.
ECO2Capture Inc. Advances Start-up Process
Headquartered in Ohio University's Innovation Center, ECO2Capture is formulating a strategy to guide it through the commercialization process with help from industry players including Advanced Algae Solutions and Algae Producers of America, as well as from southeastern Ohio partners such as OU's Innovation Center, Technology Transfer Office, Voinovich School's Center for Entrepreneurship, TechGRWOTH Ohio, the East Central Ohio Tech Angel Fund and Athenian Venture Partners.
The Holy Grail of Algae Energy
ECO2Capture, Inc., a start-up company located in Athens, Ohio, is commercializing a portfolio of proprietary technologies developed at Ohio University that will supply "free" atmospheric CO2 to the rapidly growing algae production industry.
Feature written by Innovation Center Executive-in-Residence Bethany George
Algae Trek: The Next Generation
Round up the unusual suspects. A new generation of companies like Pond Biofuels, SFN Biosystems and ECO2Capture are redefining the use of zero-cost emissions as algal feedstocks.
Third Frontier awards $3 million for algae research at Ohio University
Ohio University has received nearly $3 million from the state's Third Frontier Wright Projects Program to enhance its facilities for algae research. The project supports a growing industry in Ohio to harness the plant for alternative energy innovations and air pollution mitigation.