Boeing Research & Technology and the Chinese Academy of Science’s Qingdao Institute of Bioenergy and Bioprocess Technology (QIBEBT) have agreed to expand their collaboration to include other research institutions and aviation supply chain entities as part of their efforts on algae-based aviation biofuel development.
Boeing and QIBEBT previously announced the establishment of a joint research and development laboratory focused on algal growth, harvesting and processing technologies. The Joint Laboratory for Sustainable Aviation Biofuels will be located in Qingdao and managed by Boeing Research & Technology-China and QIBEBT, which will work together to place a strong emphasis on commercial applications for developed technologies.
The 3rd Algae World Asia has invited Prof Dr Jian Xu, Director of Bioenergy Genome Centre – QIBEBT to be one of the panellists to present on the algae technology developments in Asia Pacific. Prof Dr Jian Xu will share QIBEBT’s algae feedstock development technologies, at the 3rd Algae World Asia in Singapore on 19-20 October 2010.