PARTNER MATERIAL: AlgaEurope 2023 Conference

by Thomas Jensen

The eagerly anticipated AlgaEurope 2023 Conference is set to take place in Prague, Czech Republic, from 12- 15 December 2023. Organized by DLG Benelux and EABA (European Algae Biomass Association), this year’s conference promises to be an extraordinary gathering of leading experts, researchers, and professionals in the field of algae biomass.

With over 450 participants expected to attend over the four-day conference, AlgaEurope 2023 aims to foster collaboration, knowledge exchange, and innovation within the algae industry. The event serves as a platform for discussing the latest advancements and breakthroughs in the field.

The conference has received a remarkable response, with 261 abstracts submitted, covering a wide range of topics. That includes, but is not limited to Biorefinery, Biostimulant, Cosmetic, Feed, Food, nd Regulation. Abstracts are being evaluated by the Conference Committee and the authors of the accepted abstracts will have the chance to present their work as a speaker or with a poster at AlgaEurope 2023. Moreover, authors whose abstracts are accepted can submit their work to the Journal of Applied Phycology, further enhancing the visibility of their research.

The conference program is currently being curated, with plans to unveil it at the beginning of November, promising a comprehensive and engaging agenda that will include keynote presentations from renowned experts in the field. This year’s keynote speakers are Philippe Potin (France), Susanna Coelho (Germany), Angela Wulf (Sweden), and Robert Henrikson (USA), who will share their insights and expertise.

One of the highlights of the conference is the poster area, providing researchers with a platform to present their work. New this year is the Poster Presentation Award, recognizing the best posters of AlgaEurope 2023. The Gold, Silver, and Bronze Award will be nominated by the AlgaEurope Evaluation Committee, with an additional Audience Award allowing delegates to vote for their favorite poster via the AlgaEurope App.


The trade show component of the conference has generated immense interest, with more than 18 companies set to showcase their cutting-edge products and services, further highlighting the industry’s growth and innovation.

To foster networking and collaboration, the conference dinner will take place on 13 December at the iconic Municipal House (Obecní dům). This exclusive event offers delegates a unique opportunity to connect and share experiences while enjoying a memorable dinner in a historic setting.

As part of continuous improvement efforts, AlgaEurope 2023 has introduced a conference application, offering participants an efficient way to communicate, schedule meetings, and stay updated on the latest news, ensuring a seamless and engaging conference experience.

AlgaEurope 2023 promises to be a pivotal event in the algae biomass industry, driving progress and innovation forward. For more information about the conference, registration details, and updates, please visit

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