The Svenska Dagbladet Näringsliv newspaper has a brilliant spread today about Simris Alg, algae cultivation and how omega-3s from algae can decrease the depletion of fish stocks in the sea. A simplified online version without images can be read in Swedish here: De tar klivet in i en miljardindustri – med alger.
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Here, you will find information about the wonderful world of algae, about our company, our values and our goals. Enjoy looking and scrolling around!
Simris Alg landed the first runner-up place in the credible “Sydsvenskans” Business Barometer for 2013 , within the category “Start-up of the year”! As a farming business from the humble parts of South-eastern Sweden, we are super proud to be included with the big guys from Malmö and Lund. And as if that wasn’t enough, Simris Alg was the only start-up company amongst the top ten that were contesting within the “Company of the year” category.
On Thursday, TV channel SVT Sydnytt presented a reportage about Simris Alg and the algae farm in Hammenhög. A shorter version of the segment played in the morning, while the full version was featured in the evening. The news was picked up by several other editors, that ran the same story during Friday.
In the reportage we meet CEO Fredrika Gullfot and bioprocess engineer Hans Joelsson,
The government´s Committee for the Future presented their report “The road to a greener future“ during a crowded breakfast meeting at the Swedish National Museum of Science and Technology this morning. The CEO of Simris Alg Fredrika Gullfot participated in a panel discussion about green growth, along with Minister for Enterprise Annie Lööf and Nordic Manager of General Electric, Hans Enocson. The entire event was recorded by the government´s web-TV and can be seen here (Swedish).
There is a lot going on at the Algae farm right now, so we might as well let someone else tell you about it: Today Sydsvenskan has a lengthy feature on Simris Alg and algae cultivation in its Business section. You can find the online version (Swedish) here: part 1 Alger fyller övergivna växthus på Österlen, part 2 Många hoppas på ny gullegris.
Simris is presented as an example of successful companies that have their background from the KTH Royal Institute of Technology in Stockholm, together with Spotify, Micronic Laser Systems, Tobii Technologies, Atlas Antibodies and others. It was during her time as a research scientist and PhD student at KTH, that Simris’ founder and CEO Fredrika Gullfot got the idea to start the business.
Fredrika is also featured as the Alumna of The Month on the KTH webpage.
Simris Alg has received the annual Environmental Award granted by the Regional Chamber of Growth in Scania, Southern Sweden. The prize was awarded to our founder, Fredrika Gullfot, for having introduced a new green industry in the region. The prize committee writes, “In the search for renewable energy sources and the transition to sustainable food production, Fredrika Gullfot founded Simris Alg AB, an innovative company which cultivates microalgae for the production of health food.
The Swedish Board of Agriculture has named us one of the hottest companies within green environmental technology, and writes about Simris Alg as an inspirational example from the countryside. CEO and algae farmer Fredrika Gullfot talks about farming in Hammenhög and why we chose to base ourselves there. You can read the article in Swedish here: Marin djungel.