SCALE Kick-off meeting – 30 June Baillargues, France

On 30th June, the 11 partners of SCALE officially launched the beginning of the project during a dedicated kick-off meeting. The partners presented their roles and contribution to the project in line with the expected workplan. They had the opportunity to visit Microphyt’s facilities and discuss about the 4 years of work to come. Stay tuned for the first outcomes of the project!

Press Release, Microphyt announces the launch of SCALE, the world’s first fully-integrated microalgae biorefinery

About SCALE – Key Takeaways

Microphyt, a leading company in the production and marketing of microalgae-based bioactive ingredients is announcing the launch of SCALE to accommodate new products roll out and growing demand:

  • It will deliver large scale sustainable production of Microphyt’s natural specialty ingredients for nutrition, food & beverage, personal care, and wellness industries.
  • Its construction begins at Microphyt’s facility in France in 2021 and represents the first-of-its-kind fully-integrated microalgae biorefinery at an industrial scale.
  • SCALE has received a grant of €15m; the single largest award from the Bio-based Industries Joint Undertaking for sustainable aquatic production.

Download the press release