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The European Algae Biomass Association, the Directorates General for Energy and Research & Innovation of the European Commission and DLG BENELUX (German Agriculture Society) organise the 2nd EABA and EC Algae Contractors’ Conference, and the 9th International Algae Congress from 1-3 December 2015 in Lisbon, Portugal.


Key Features of the 1st edition in Florence 2014:

  • 3 Official PartnersAfbeelding1
  • 3 Sponsors
  • 7 Table top presentations
  • 188 Delegates
  • 34 Participating countries
  • 11 Sessions
  • 46 Speakers
  • 1 Thematic round table
  • 3 Networking lunches
  • Food tasting during lunch break
  • Welcome reception offered by the EC
  • Great venue( Villa ) with dedicated staff for meeting

The objective of the joint Conference was to discuss with all key EU algae  stakeholders the progress achieved over the past 7 years since the inception of  the 7th Framework Programme and to deliberate on the present status of Algal  Biofuels and Products in an effort to benchmark the technological advances in  view of deployment of algal biorefineries, commercialising algal biofuels and  products and looking ahead to the Horizon 2020 Programme.

The Conference took place in Florence on 01-03 December 2014 at Villa Vittoria– Palazzo Dei Congressi.

The Conference was structured on the basis of invited presentations, submitted abstracts and a panel discussion. The conference program of 2014 can be found here.

If you would like to receive the book of abstracts and the presentations of this years' conference, please register here or send an e-mail to

We are looking forward to welcoming you in Lisbon in 2015!

The Conference Co-Chairs
Vitor Verdelho and Kyriakos Maniatis

The Organising Committee
Mr Vitor Verdelho, A4F – Algae for Future,  EABA President
Mr Kyriakos Maniatis, DG ENER
Mr Mario Tredici, University of Florence,  EABA Vice-President
Mrs Maria Georgiadou, DG RTD
Mrs Paulien Hoftijzer, DLG BENELUX
Mrs Liliana Rodolfi, UNIFI
Mr David Chiaramonti RE-CORD/CREAR
Mrs Joana Silva, A4F - Algae for Future


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