World-Class Algae Cultivation Experts

Algenol Biotech is a leading edge biotechnology company that manufactures multiple types of algae from molecular to commercial scale. Our clean blue-green algae cultivation process yields high quality, sustainable and affordable products.

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At Algenol we are passionate about what we do. Our diverse team is individually and collectively hard working and dedicated to achieving excellence in our cutting-edge biotechnology industry.

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  • “Working at Algenol to develop technology that can have a significant impact on climate change and quality of life is very satisfying. Being a part of a diverse team of scientists and engineers trying to find economically viable solutions presents a new exciting challenge almost every day. That’s what makes Algenol a great place to work.”

    Bill Porubsky, Ph.D. – Director, Cultivation Engineering
  • “Algenol is great because … I get to work on a variety of challenges facing emerging technologies within the field, and I get to do it with smart, creative, and fun people “

    Matthew Anderson – Sr. Research Associate
  • “I am fascinated by the diversity of cyanobacteria and their potential as attractive biofuel production strains. I enjoy the international work environment and the option to work in an exciting research area.”

    Alexandra Friedrich, Ph.D. – Director of Metabolic Engineering Department (Berlin)
  • “Working at Algenol has been extremely rewarding, knowing that each and every day we are one step closer to creating a better source of clean energy and green products. This is a scientist’s dream job! The people I work with are amazing—we are like one big family here. We help each other through challenges and celebrate our accomplishments together. Seeing an experiment carried out from beginning to end, knowing that I had a part in helping us get a little closer to reaching our goals is so fulfilling.”

    Jodie Noel – Research Associate
  • “I enjoy the interdisciplinary aspects of my work as well as being part of an international team of dedicated scientists.”

    Torsten Schwecke, Ph.D. – Associate Director, Analytics Department (Berlin)
  • “At Algenol, I have the ability to work in a field where I can really make a difference, by working on real world problems to find sustainable solutions. The work is challenging, yet incredibly rewarding.”

    Kim Anderson, Ph.D. – Associate Director, Molecular Biology
  • “Working at Algenol has been a marvelous opportunity for me. It is very rewarding to solve problems and create innovative technology to advance the field of Algal Biotechnology. Working at Algenol has created lifelong friendships with my co-workers, which makes coming to work every day here more enjoyable!”

    Kui Wang – Sr. Scientist
  • “I enjoy the atmosphere in a young and creative biotech company where everybody strives to employ cutting-edge technologies to make this world a better place.”

    Christine Oesterhelt, Ph.D. – Director of Physiology Department (Berlin)
  • “One of the most rewarding aspects of my job is working with such smart, passionate, and dedicated colleagues—we really have a wonderful team!”

    Laura Belicka, Ph.D. – Scientist, Cultivation Engineering
  • “I enjoy the intriguingly and challenging work at Algenol in the area of biofuels and chemical feedstock production with cyanobacteria. I am very enthusiastic about the various possibilities to develop and apply molecular biology tools that enable us to use cyanobacteria as heterologous expression systems and optimize metabolic fluxes into the desired product.”

    Ulf Duehring, Ph.D. – Senior Director of Genetic Engineering Department (Berlin)
  • “From the moment Algenol opened its doors for my job interview… I cannot stop admiring the spacious laboratories, equipped with top-of-the-line instruments and operated by dozens of highly qualified researchers.”

    Juan Alvarez – Sr. Research Associate, Analytical Chemistry
  • “One of the most exciting things about Algenol is collaborating with cutting-edge scientists to create new systems that are unlike any other in the world.”

    Mathieu Cottenceau – Engineering Associate
  • “I am excited about the great potential of microalgae to produce renewable fuels and other products. I consider it a privilege to be part of the Algenol team, thereby contributing to the development this pioneering technology.”

    Kerstin Baier, Ph.D., PMP® – Director of Project Management R&D (Berlin)
  • “Working at Algenol is fast-paced, exciting, and allows me the opportunity to collaborate with interdisciplinary teams of scientists and engineers, all working toward the common goal of creating sustainable products from algae.”

    Hayley Flores, Ph.D. – Associate Director, Cultivation Engineering
  • “I love working in this industry because it is always evolving, and I am constantly learning something new! Working at Algenol exemplifies the definition of team work, and the ability to use my experience and knowledge of phytoplankton ecology in a globally significant application makes this my dream job!”

    Lisa Pickle, Ph.D. – Scientist, Cultivation Engineering
  • We are tackling problems that have tremendous global impact, like climate change, and national impact, like energy independence. At Algenol I have the opportunity to really move the needle in areas that I am passionate about.

    Mike McConnell, Ph.D. – Scientist
  • “Working with impassioned, dedicated, and engaged teams of people is one of the reasons why I enjoy working at Algenol. All of your coworkers want your endeavors to succeed as much as you do; and with that kind of attitude there’s no limit to what we can achieve at Algenol.”

    Angela Forster – Research Assistant
  • “I love working here at Algenol because we are all part of something bigger than ourselves. Working towards a common goal, to save the planet. The thought of creating a lower emission fuel, and other sustainable products, while mitigating CO2 keeps me passionate about my work here at Algenol.”

    Jack Voth – Director of Information Technology
  • “It’s great coming to work every day and feeling like your work is changing the way the world will view and use an important resource such as energy. I hope my grandkids will look back and say, ‘grandpa made it happen!’”

    Kofi Dalrymple, Ph.D. – Associate Director, Process Engineering
  • “It has been amazing to watch Algenol evolve over the past 10 years. We attract the best and brightest from around the globe to work on our game-changing technology.”

    Tonya DuBois – Associate Director, Human Resources
  • “I love the cohesion among the Algenol team! Everyone here shares the same vision and is dedicated to our mission.”

    Nicole Simkonis – Executive Assistant
  • “I love working at Algenol because we are developing a new sustainable fuel source. I plan to gift my life’s work to future generations to help them achieve a whole earth balanced carbon cycle, while enjoying the bounties of clean, abundant energy”

    Bodie Drake – Supervisor, IBR Field Operations
  • “Being able to impact people’s lives through engineering solutions brings me great satisfaction and makes each day enjoyable.”

    Scott Schuh – Manager, Quality/Manufacturing Engineering