Astaxa is actively driven by applied research and development in microalgal biotechnology related topics. A main emphasis is laid on valuable components from microalgae that can be utilized in cosmetics, food, feed and in aquaculture. We are conducting research projects in cooperation with various partners.

Our main fields of interest are:

  1. Omega-3 fatty acids from microalgae
  2. Carotenoids from microalgae
  3. Valuable components for cosmetic extracts
  4. Development of efficient downstream technologies (biorefinery concepts)
  5. Development of PBR-systems