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Cellana, Inc.

Renewable, economical feedstocks for Omega-3 nutritional oils, food, animal feed, and fuel from natural Hawaiian algae + mitigation of CO2 emissions

  • Stage Full Product Ready
  • Industry Clean Technology
  • Location Kailua-Kona, HI, US
  • Currency USD
  • Founded 2006
  • Employees 25
  • Incorporation Type C-corp
  • Website cellana.com

Company Summary

Cellana is a leading developer of algae-based products for high-value nutrition & energy applications. Its patented ALDUO system of photobioreactors coupled with open ponds enables low-cost, sustainable production of algae while reducing CO2 emissions. Recipient of multiple government grants for $15MM+ in revenue. Planned new customers: nutraceutical suppliers (LOI with PIVEG), food & feed companies, & aquaculture companies. Off-take with Neste.


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    Chief Operating Officer and Board Member

    DuPont (20+ years), Codexis, Joule Unlimited

    Experienced leader in industrial biotechnology/cleantech
    CTO at Codexis and Joule
    Led the development of the first bio-based product at DuPont (bio-PDO, now part of DuPont's Serona line of products) from initial concept to successful commercialization in a 100+-million-pounds-per-year commercial production facility