EPG Fuels has worked intensively since 2009 to find ways to cultivate algae in enclosed and controllable water environments. This has been accomplished in collaboration with Director of the Nobel Price winning Aplysia Institute Tom Capo at The Rosenstiel School of Marine and Atmospheric Science at University of Miami. EPG Fuels has applied for at patent on the methodology for algae growth enhancement.
Agar extraction is preformed under the supervision and protocol of Simon Erlendsson who has a Master Degree in Micro Biology from the University of Copenhagen. Mr. Erlendsson is not only in charge of Agar extraction procedures, he also identifies and composes protocols for enzyme treatment of polysaccharides for Ethanol production and for peptides usable for the medicine industry. Mr Erlendsson is at the moment employed as a PhD at the University of Copenhagen.
The scientific research department at EPG Fuels is of utmost importance not only to refine the results EPG Fuels has worked hard to find and document. The department also has a critical role to play in the development of the company in EPG Fuels’ future and with time the department will be expanded for further research.