This is a project that was subsidised by the Province Friesland, under the program "Regionaal Innovatie Programma Fryslân Fernijt III", and has run from 2012 up till and including 2013.
The exact details of the project can be found on this page:
Start Date: 1st of June 2012
End Date: 31st of August 2013
Duration: 15 months
Project Website: N/a
The project aims are 2-fold, being:
1) Water purification: heavy metal removal to meet demands of Kaderrichtlijn Water
2) By-product: plant growth stimulator
The overall long-term aim is to develop an array of products from seaweed and algae for use in water purification and other applications.
Role of Hortimare within the Project:
Choosing the right seaweed for metal adsorption and for growth stimulator extraction
Feyecon Development & Implementation BV, Weesp, The Netherlands
Centre of Expertise Water Technology, Leeuwarden, The Netherlands
Afmitech Friesland BV, Joure, The Netherlands
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