Greater Whitsunday Algae farm named AgTech Global Finalist

by Anna Robinson

The not so humble micro green algae is not just a superfood the super-fit and health conscious but also plays a role in creating a healthy green and carbon neutral economy.

Algae is one of the oldest and most nutritious plant life forms on earth. It's known as a "superfood" due to its incredibly high concentrations of essential nutrients. This superfood however is a superstar also in leading the way to evolve both the AgTech and Biofutures industries in the Greater Whitsunday region.

Genesis Algae Innovation Chief Executive Officer (CEO) Frank Mason said the algae farm at Bowen was recently named an Agtech global finalist in the Extreme Tech Challenge.

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