ALGAE EUROPE Conference

Thank you very much for joining us!

Find the fact and figures of the 2015 Edition here!


Key figures of 2015

  • 6 Official Partners
  • 6 Sponsors
  • 10 Table top presentations
  • 220+ Delegates
  • 28 Participating countries
  • 11 Sessions
  • 64 Speakers
  • 60 Poster presentations
  • 1 Thematic round table
  • 3 Networking lunches
  • Food tasting during lunch and coffee breaks
  • Welcome reception offered A4F on November 30th
  • Reception offered by the EC on December 2nd



  • ALGAE EUROPE; a cooperation of:


The Conference Co-Chairs
Vitor Verdelho, Kyriakos Maniatis and Paulien Hoftijzer

The Organising Committee

  1. Vítor Verdelho (Portugal)
  2. Kyriakos Maniatis (EC)
  3. Mario R. Tredici (Italy)
  4. Paulien Hoftijzer (The Netherlands)
  5. Maria Barbosa (The Netherlands)
  6. Christie de Vrij (The Netherlands)
  7. Birgit Schmidt-Puckhaber (Germany)
  8. Liliana Rodolfi (Italy)
  9. Gabriel Acien (Spain)
  10. Tiago Guerra (Portugal)
  11. Laura Martineli (Italy)
  12. Matt Carr (USA)
  13. John Benemann (USA)
  14. David Chiaramonti (Italy)
  15. Timo Enderle (Germany)
  16. Szilvia Bozsoki (EC)

Scientific Committee

  1. Chair: Mario Tredici - University of Florence (Italy)
  2. René Wijffels - Wageningen University (Netherlands)
  3. David Chiaramonti – RECORD/CREAR (Italy)
  4. Sammy Boussiba - Ben Gurion University (Israel)
  5. Alison Smith - University of Cambridge (UK)
  6. Kyriakos Maniatis - DG ENER (EC)
  7. Garbine Giu - DG RTD (EC)
  8. Jean Paul Cadoret - Greensea (France)
  9. Christine Roesch - KIT - ITAS (Germany)
  10. Emilio Molina Grima - University of Almeria (Spain)
  11. Natascia Biondi - University of Florence (Italy)
  12. Olaf Kruse - University of Bielefeld (Germany)
  13. Olivier Bernard - INRIA (France)
  14. Patrick Jones - University College London (UK)
  15. Guido Reinhart - IFEU (Germany)
  16. Yannick Lerat - CEVA (France)
  17. Peter Lindblad - Uppsala University (Sweden)
  18. Jack Legrand - University of Nantes (France)
  19. Isabel Sousa Pinto - University of Porto (Portugal)
  20. Saul Purton - University College London (UK)
  21. Ulrike Schmid-Staiger - Fraunhofer IGB (Germany)
  22. Michele Stanley - SAMS (UK)
  23. Arnaud Muller-Feuga - Microphyt (France)
  24. Herminia Rodriguez - University of Seville (Spain)
  25. Patrick Sorgeloos - University of Ghent (Belgium)
  26. Lieve Laurens - ABO (USA)