Microalgae Research Activities

Tralee Bay Hatchery in association with Shannon Applied Biotechnology Centre in the Tralee and Limerick Institutes of Technology, are working on the development of innovative microalgae ingredients for use in the nutraceutical, cosmeceutical and functional food & beverage industries. 

A variety of species of microalgae are analysed at lab scale before moving to pilot scale and finally to full commercial scale in the hatchery.