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Kick-off meeting at Peniche – AMALIA Project begins

European project will transform a threat of the ocean into an opportunity
Food, feed, new drugs and cosmetics are some of the products to be developed with invasive seaweeds

The increasing appearance of alien seaweeds has been causing considerable ecological and economic problems. These threats can, however, be seen as opportunities and exploited taking into account their industrial potential and the presence of compounds with great potential for use in the food, feed, pharmaceutical and cosmetic industries. At the same time that it generates value and contributes to the economy, the exploitation and extraction of these algae can contribute to its effective control, contributing to an improvement in the quality of the oceans.

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