Pall Corporation, a New York- based filtration and separation equipment and products manufacturer recently received a LoI for a commercial scale project from a European Technology Developer. This is the second European Technology Developer to have chosen Pall’s ASCF solution. Approximately 16 cu.mph of algae harvest will be processed and 60 g/l concentrate of algae stream will be used in downstream processing, or further de-watered.
Algae bioMass applications for waste water remediation, bioMass for bioFuels and bioChemicals, and for CO2 sequestration are the primary goals of Pall’s algae project. Pall has researching and modelling scale systems, as well as two different sized Field Evaluation scale ASCF systems for use in the Americas. This year, the company is also scheduled to build another Field Evaluation System for use in Europe.
More details of Pall Corporation’s research and modeling, advances in commercialization with membranes, will be presented by Mr. Doug Dilillo, Global Marketing Lead Industrial Biotechnology at the 4th Algae Word Europe in Munich on 22-23 May. His paper entitled “Pall’s Algae Separation & Concentration Program” will also cover areas such as harvesting, water & nutrient management, waste water as feedstock, and scale up among others.
The 1.5 day conference in Munich has already attracted the interest and participation of various industry players like Eco-Solution, Erber Group, EW Nutrition GmbH, Fermentalg SA, K Development Ltd, ICECHIM, Olmix, PTT Research & Technology Institute, The KAITEKI Institute and many others are expected to join the meeting which will open in under 3 weeks.