Seaweed Research Group
University of the Sunshine Coast
The USC Seaweed Research Group provides world-class ross-disciplinary seaweed research - the largest aquaculture crop in the world. Our experts help communities, government and business identify opportunities to develop and cultivate seaweed as a resource that is good for the economy, the environment and communities. Our research focuses upon seaweed: as a food source; for their beneficial extracts; as an enviromental tool; and to support wellbeing. With research focused on developing new avenues for seaweed industry growth in Australia and the Indo-Pacific, the Seaweed Research Group lives and breathes innovation with a demonstrated track record in developing technical solutions and new intellectual property for key industry challenges.
- Organisation type
- University Research Centre
- Number of research staff
Up to 20 research staff
Building H, 90 Sippy Downs Drive, Sippy Downs, Queensland 4556
Strengths and capabilities
- Aquaculture and fisheries
- Environmental science and ecology
- Molecular biology, -omics and natural product chemistry
- Health and nutrition
- Socio-economics and livelihoods
- Business and innovation
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