EnerGaia featured on Bangkok Post

EnerGaia and Skyline Spirulina mentioned on Bangkok’s top English newspaper “Bangkok Post” Bangkok Post published an article about EnerGaia and Skyline Spirulina on Monday 4th February 2019 about our stories, goals and missions. This year we are planning to expand our productivity in both Thailand and International along with supporting the less-fortunate local communities to have access to high nutrients Spirulina and earn their income by producing and exporting Spirulina. To learn more about us, please visit the Bangkok Post…

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Grant from Gates Foundation

EnerGaia receives Grand Challenges Explorations Grant for groundbreaking research in global health & development Bangladesh​​ – ​EnerGaia​​ ​​announced today that it is a winner of a ​Grand Challenges Explorations​ grant – an initiative funded by the ​Bill & Melinda Gates Foundation​. ​EnerGaia​ will pursue an innovative global health and development research project, titled ​“Creating spirulina microentrepreneurs to solve malnutrition”. ​​The main premise being the use of market solutions and microalgae as an effective tool to enhance nutrition and livelihoods. Grand…

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First spirulina tanks in Phuket

In late January, Muha went down to Phuket to help our customers set up the first spirulina tanks. He also helped them to start up the first tanks by inoculating them with spirulina. By the end of March, the farm had more than 100 tanks growing spirulina. They are well on their way to having 1000 or more tanks operating by the middle of the year.

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New spirulina project in the Solomon Islands

As part of our growing relationship with the MBZ Fund and UN Environment, we are making progress developing a new spirulina project in the Solomon Islands to create alternative livelihoods for coastal communities. Gary (one of our team’s new project managers who joined  late last year) made a second visit to the Solomons in March to gather additional information in preparation for project launch.  We are currently targeting to send our first shipment of equipment in June or July and…

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Opening of our new office in Dhaka, Bangladesh

It’s official! We recently opened EnerGaia Bangladesh Co. Ltd. headquarters in Dhaka, and are  proud of our new office space. We have a great conference room, offices, kitchen and a rooftop garden. There is also a gallery of photographs of our work on display so that visitors can learn all about what we do. Lizon, Nipun and Pavel put it all together with style and some help from Bonnie.

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First spirulina production in Dhaka, Bangladesh

In January the EnerGaia Bangladesh team set up tanks on the rooftop of Sher-e-Bangla University in Dhaka. In February they held a media event for the press to celebrate the start up of the first spirulina production tanks.  In March, Ezra went from HQ to help our Bangladesh team finish setting up our main spirulina lab, which is also at the same university in Dhaka so that they can maintain a master culture room in Bangladesh and also conduct experiments…

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Bioreactor spirulina has begun operation in Singapore

  In Singapore, the new 200 bioreactor spirulina farm that EnerGaia installed with our partner, Ruyi Ventures, has begun operation!  As of September there were 80 tanks operating.  These would be used to scale-up production from the remaining tanks.  In an exciting new development, EnerGaia sent its Operations Manager, Muhammet Doertkardes, to help inoculate the bioreactors with fresh spirulina paste taken from one of EnerGaia’s farms in Bangkok.  This proved to be a successful way to rapidly start-up spirulina production…

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EnerGaia won the Fish 2.0 at Stanford University

Saumil and Bonnie attended the Fish 2.0 finals at Stanford University.  EnerGaia won the Southeast Asia track of the competition.  The event catering team helped us to make spirulina smoothies for everyone to try, and we also brought samples of spirulina chips and energy balls which were very well received.  This enabled us to show the favorable taste profile and versatility of Skyline Spirulina, which led us to meet several potential new distribution partners to help bring our spirulina food…

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Second shipment to Phuket

On Wednesday, November 15th the EnerGaia team packed and sent a second shipment to Phuket for the spirulina farm under construction. The truck contained another 380 of our spirulina photobioreactors as well as laboratory equipment and processing equipment including an industrial scale dryer. We are happy to report that thetruck arrived safely and was fully unloaded The water and electricity connections for the new farm experienced delays. This has postponed first operation of spirulina production tanks until early 2018. Meanwhile…

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Working on improvement to the air delivery system with Dr. Sorawit of BIOTEC

In collaboration with Dr. Sorawit of BIOTEC, under the Thailand National Science and Technology Development Agency (NSTDA), we are working on a simple improvement to the air delivery system design of our spirulina production system to try and help prevent any possibility of contamination from entering.  Dr. Sorawit is also advising us on some of the other research topics we are working on, such as treating the water from our spirulina tanks after several months of use so that we can…

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EnerGaia

EnerGaia specializes in the following:

Bioreactor technology for spirulina farming

Engineering and scientific consultation for spirulina farms

Fresh spirulina and other innovative spirulina-based products

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