• Ike Levine at the Algae Biomass Summit

  • The Algae Foundation’s Algae Academy

  • Ike Levine speaking at the Biomass Summit and Student Award Winners

  • Assisting in Algal Farming Operational Education

  • The Algae Technology Educational Consortium

Algae Biomass Summit 2018 Student Travel Grants available

Algae Foundation Mission Statement

The Algae Foundation’s mission is to promote the power of algae to transform human society and the environment upon which it depends and to facilitate a future in which algae are a fundamental source of energy, nutrition, products and ecological services for sustainable societies globally.  To accomplish its mission, the Algae Foundation engages in and funds educational outreach, research, development, and other activities; finds and supports the development of future leaders of the algae industry through scholarships, grants and other financial and organizational support; and facilitates communication among private, academic and public sector leaders, and the public generally, to increase broader literacy and awareness of the benefits of algae biomass cultivation and commercialization.

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NOW AVAILABLE: Introduction to Algae MOOC

ATEC is excited to announce the Introduction to Algae Massive Open Online Course (MOOC). The Massive Open Online Course offered through Coursera was produced by the University of San Diego and the Algae Technology Education Consortium and taught by Drs. Steve Mayfield of UCSD and Ira “Ike” Levine, University of Southern Maine. This course brings together some of foremost algae experts from industry and academia to share their experience and understandings of the fundamentals of algae.

We invite you to sign up for this wonderful opportunity to learn the “Power of Algae” and share this course with your colleagues in the science community, educators, and your social networks.

Click here and enroll today! www.coursera.org/learn/algae | For more information, contact Ira “Ike” Levine at ilevine@maine.edu or ilevine@thealgaefoundation.org

All About Algae



Products made from algae are the natural solution to the energy, food, economic, and climate challenges facing our world today. Algae have the power to simultaneously put fuels in our vehicles, recycle CO2, provide nutrition for animals and people and create jobs for millions of Americans. Algae? Naturally.

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