Phyconomy tries to improve the flow of information in the seaweed industry
Phyconomy aims to improve the flow of information in the seaweed industry. The project (for now) consists of 2 main components
Every year I summarize and visualize the findings from the database and the newsletter in a State of the Industry blog post.
There is also a seaweed job board, where you can post and browse jobs. It is not very active, but I am leaving it up for the moment.
To get in touch or learn more about Phyconomy’s mission, see the about page.
- 2023 Seaweed State of the IndustryIt’s the end of 2022, the second year I have been tracking the seaweed industry. Here, I try to visualise data I found in the Phyconomy database, and I look back at some of the trends I noticed in 2022.
- Urchinomics secures world first kelp restoration blue carbon creditsOn November 21, 2022, Urchinomics, the kelp restoration and sea urchin aquaculture venture, secured the world ́s first voluntary blue carbon credit for kelp restoration from their operations in Japan.
- Oceans 2050 results further seaweed carbon scienceAt this year’s Monaco Ocean Week, Oceans 2050 presented their research on the potential for kelp forests and seaweed farms to sequester carbon.
- European blue funds raised €760m. What chances for seaweed?Impact funds are raising more sorely needed blue finance. Can seaweed benefit?
- Greening the chemical industry with seaweed-based bio-coatingsAromatics are a key component in many everyday applications. Biorizon’s ZCORE research project makes aromatics from seaweed residues to create better, more sustainable coatings.