With more than 8,700 known species worldwide, sea sponges (phylum Porifera) are difficult to identify but Flinders University researchers have developed a new identification protocol.
CSIRO senior scientists will join forces with Flinders researchers to bring a new health product from the lab to market.
Demand for marine bioresources such as algae, sea cucumber, squid, chitin and collagen are growing for use in health foods, functional products, drugs and industrial biomaterials, a Flinders symposium has heard.
A new research alliance at Flinders has attracting Chinese investment to the emerging field of high-value proteins and peptides produced from marine microalgae.
South Australia’s rich marine environment will yield more value-added products under a new research agreement between Flinders University and one of China’s largest seaweed product companies.
Flinders has received funding for six projects in the latest round of Australian Research Council Linkage funding, securing a total of $2.35 million in grants.
The export value of Australian Holothurians (better known as humble sea cucumbers) is rising after Flinders researchers start to unravel their nutritional and medicinal value.
Marine biotechnology, entrepreneurship and health education were the focus of high-level talks by Flinders University during a large South Australian trade mission to China.
Flinders University is exploring international research opportunities in clean technology and marine bioproducts, following a recent group mission to China’s Shandong Province.