Title: Biotechnology for the exploitation of microalgae

Funding Source: NSRF 2007-2013

Budget IMBBC: 288,000€

Start / End Date: 2010 - 2015

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Project Progress: 100%

Principal Investigator:

Pantelis Katharios

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The objective of the project was to characterize and exploit the endemic microalga Chrorella minutissima, for the development of advanced biotechnological applications and of products of high added value. For this purpose, the project combines both basic and applied research in the fields of "-omics" technologies, systems biology, aquaculture and applied biotechnology.