Algae Competition Awards

Congratulations to the prize winners! (Download Awards PDF)
Algae Competition awarded 7 prize winners from 40 finalists and 140 entries from 40 countries. The entries represent a glimpse into our future, harnessing the promise of algae, 30 times more productive than terrestrial plants. Here are some emerging themes in algae landscape and architecture design, novel algae production systems and delicious new foods from algae.

There were ties for first place prizes. Competition winners, finalists and many entries will be recognized in upcoming media news releases, articles, videos, publications, exhibitions and Imagine Our Algae Future, a full color book based on the Algae Competition available at

  • APPRECIATION PRIZE Voted by Participants
    Algae Powered Mushroom Farm in Congo, Africa.
    10 Design Group, Ted Givins. 1123.

Contributing Sponsors

Evodos logo SWEvodos BV Separation Excellence. Totally Dewatering Algae. Alive. The ideal interface between growing and refining. It is Evodos’ mission to support our customers with the best products for mechanical separation at minimal energy consumption without chemicals or consumables.

NanoVLogoSNanoVoltaics (NVI) is an engineering services provider to the cleantech sector, focusing on commercialization of disruptive technologies and production methods. Nanotechnology offers solutions to the world’s resource problems and novel products for photovoltaics and biofuels.

SmartMicroLogoSmartMicrofarms technology will enable people globally to grow healthy foods locally, using affordable inputs. We research, develop, demonstrate, diffuse, and support flexible microcrop platforms that produce food and valuable co-products locally.

Algae members Robert Henrikson and Mark Edwards are the creators and developers of this International Algae Competition. Their purpose is to expand and share a vision for algae in our future and create an open source algae community and collaboratory.