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Record number 550723
Title Floating biofilm
Author(s) Janssen, M.G.J.; Wijffels, R.H.
Source Octrooinummer: EP3360954, verleend: 2018-08-15.
Department(s) VLAG
Bioprocess Engineering
Publication type Patent
Publication year 2018
Abstract The present invention relates to a system and method for cultivating and/or growing microorganisms capable of photosynthesis. The system comprises at least one body of water containing essential nutrients for the microorganisms; at least one sheet which floats, or is held afloat, on the at least one body of water; at least one layer of microorganisms capable of photosynthesis covering at least part of the upper surface of the at least one sheet; and a gas preferably comprising carbon dioxide above the at least one sheet. The system can be used in a method for cultivating and/or growing microorganisms capable of photosynthesis.
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