How we design systems and processes that work for you

Mission

We build vertical demand and supply columns for optimised autotrophic algae cultivation in our proprietary PBR systems for our clients.

Supply columns contribute to a fast implementation of algae for a sustainable and self-sufficient world with high impact for food, feed, pharma and biochemical algae driven solutions.

Vision

To use our algae platform technology to speed up the potential of microalgae to build a more sustainable world.

Lgem Synalgae

Started in the Netherlands, operational worldwide.

Algae are the future

We believe that algae are the answer to some of the greatest global challenges. They are becoming a dominant source of sustainable solutions, while applications are virtually endless. However, lack of industrial scalability creates a critical barrier to their immense potential. Questions about cost, quality, skilled labour, and productivity pose significant threats for further investments. Scalable systems and genuine de-risking services have been the missing link in our industry. Lgem’s PBRs and our unique AlgaeHUB® facility arrive at the perfect moment to turn the tide. Our approach proves that algae production can be done successfully and sustainably on an industrial scale.

At Lgem, our ambitious team offers expertise in:

  • Planning
  • Engineering
  • Process engineering
  • Process optimisation
  • Realisation 
  • R&D
All aspects are needed for completing successful algae projects. We are here for CEO’s, producers, entrepreneurs and researchers who believe in the power of algae – just like we do.

Lgem AlgaeHUB®

a unique facility in the world of microalgae

We present our reliable and easy-to-use systems to produce microalgae at our cutting-edge AlgaeHUB®. In our completely unique 7000 m² facility near Amsterdam Schiphol Airport, we offer our latest technologies. All of our proprietary systems are available for testing purposes. We offer various technologies for upstream and downstream process development.

The services offered at our AlgaeHUB® allow you to evaluate the full range of our production units. De-risking allows you to validate your business case on a commercially relevant scale. R&D services offer ground-breaking possibilities, solutions and improvements to your envisioned process.

Our unique facility acts as an inspirational think-tank to enable and stimulate innovation. Our test facilities are open to partners, universities and research institutions, granting them access to our AlgaeHUB®.

“Together with our customers, we optimise the production of their algae in our AlgaeHUB®.”

Jeroen de Vree
Chief Operating Officer

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Andre Vreken

Facility Support

MSc Business Administration

PhD Molecular Plant Pathology

Ineke van Steijn

Management Support

Jan-Hendrik Böge

Sr Scientist Process Engineering

MSc Bioprocess Engineering

MSc Bioprocess Engineering

PhD Bioprocess Engineering

Johan Kamphuis

Global Business Development

PhD Chemistry

Joost Blange

Intern

Luca Kieft

Intern

Luce Fernhout

Marketing Manager

BSc Future Planet Studies & Sustainable Agriculture

Marga de Graaf

Finance & HR

Marina López

Jr Scientist

MSc Bioprocess Engineering

Olivier Sassen

Technical Product Manager

BSc Engineering

Pieter Oostlander

Projectmanager Bioprocess

PhD Bioprocess Engineering

Ruud Olij

Finance & Supply

Thomas Butler

Senior Scientist - Researcher

PhD Microalgal Cell Factories

Wibo Elink Schuurman

Supply & Realisation Director

Bsc, Mechanical Engineering

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Lgem delivers algae solutions at any scale, anywhere. Tap into our knowledge and experience today. Find out how easy algae cultivation can be.

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