Track 2: Algae Production Systems (APS)
What are the best designs, engineering and systems for algae production to work effectively and economically on a community scale or distributed model?
Develop working models and designs for APS and microfarms. Open to algae enthusiasts, engineers, systems designers, builders, students and teams.
Track 2 Algae Production Systems Registration fees are on a sliding scale
• $100 for companies, entrepreneurs, professionals, architects, designers, teams.
• $50 for students, not working for pay, temporarily unemployed, NGO personnel.
• $25 for students and temporarily unemployed from developing world countries.
Featured examples of Algae Production Systems (APS):
• microfarm • family farm • spirulina ladies • village farm • lake harvest • commercial farm
Algae Production System (APS) Categories
closed pond system
open and closed hybrid
closed system tubes, bags
closed system plates
personal micro farms
community size farms
large commercial farms
lake and ocean farms
Design for Specific Global Locations or Anywhere On or Off the planet
India and South Asia
Indonesia and Oceania
Equatorial and South Africa
North Africa and Middle East
Polar Artic and Antarctic
Lakes, seas and oceans
Space and planet colonies
Awards and Recognition for These APS
most original system
best APS video
most practical system
least expensive system
best technical innovation
middle and high school
college and university
graduate school, instructor
General criteria for juror evaluation • Practical – integrates form and function • Operational – cultivates algae effectively • Replicable – robust and versatile • Innovative – novel design elements • Eco efficient – minimizes ecological footprint