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Scientific papers

Veide Vilg, J., G. M. Nylund, T. Werner, L. Qvirist, J. J. Mayers, H. Pavia, I. Undeland, E. Albers. Seasonal and spatial variation in biochemical composition of Saccharina latissima during a potential harvesting season for Western Sweden. 2015Bot. Mar.58:435-447.

M. Sterner, U. Edlund, Multicomponent fractionation of Saccharina latissima brown algae using chelating salt solutions, 
J. Appl. Phycol201628(4), 2561-2574.

J.S. Pechsiri, J-B.E. Thomas, E. Risén, M. Sodre Ribeiro, M.E. Malmström, G.M. Nylund, A.Jansson, U.Welander, H.Pavia, F. Gröndahl, Energy performance and greenhouse gas emissions of kelp cultivation for biogas and fertilizer recovery in Sweden, Science of The Total Environment, 2016, 573, 347-355

J. Veide Vilg, I. Undeland, pH-driven solubilization and isoelectric precipitation of proteins from the brown seaweed Saccharina latissima - effects of osmotic shock, water volume and temperature, J. Appl. Phycol. 2017, 29, 585-593

M. Sterner, M. Sodre Ribeiro, F. Gröndahl, U. Edlund., Cyclical fractionation process for Saccharina latissima using aqueous chelator and ion exchange resin. J. Appl. Phycol20171-15.
R. van Oirschot, J-B.E. Thomas, F. Gröndahl, K.P.J. Fortuin, W. Brandenburg, J. Potting, Explorative environmental life cycle assessment of system design of seaweed cultivation and drying. Algal Research, 2017, 27, 43-54

J-B.E. Thomas, J. Nordström, E. Risén, M.E. Malmström, F. Gröndahl, The perceptions of aquaculture on the Swedish West Coast. Ambio. 2017

M. Sterner, U. Edlund. High-Performance Filaments from Fractionated Alginate by Polyvalent Crossing-Linking: A Theoretical and Practical Approach. Biomacromolecules. 2018

J-B.E. Thomas, F. da Silva Ramos, F. Gröndahl. Identifying Suitable Sites for Macroalgae Cultivation on the Swedish West Coast. Coastal Management 47. 2019

L. Hasselström, J-B.E. Thomas, J. Nordström, G. Cervin, G.M. Nylund, H. Pavia, F. Gröndahl. Socioeconomic prospects of a seaweed bioeconomy in Sweden. Scientific Reports 10. 2020

Doctoral Thesis

J-B.E. Thomas, Insights on the sustainability of a Swedish seaweed industry. KTH Royal Institute of Technology, 2018.

M. Sterner, Polymer extraction and utilisation of brown algal biomass. KTH Royal Institute of Technology, 2018.

Conference presentations

U. Edlund, A. Svärd, M. Sterner, N. Wahlström, “Engineered polysaccharide materials from biorefining of terrestrial and marine biomass”, 256th ACS National Meeting, Boston, MA, Unites States, August 2018, CELL

A. Svärd, M. Sterner, U. Edlund, “Bioplastics and composites from plant heteropolysaccharides”, 255th ACS National Meeting, New Orleans, LA, Unites States, March 2018, CELL

Sodre Ribeiro, M., M. Sterner, U. Edlund, Gröndahl, F. Sustainable development of Saccharina latissima production and consumption in Sweden. 6th International Conference on Algal Biomass, Biofuels and Bioproducts. 2017. Miami.

U. Edlund, “Materials: From fossil based to bio-based”, The Bridge - pushing humanity forward by linking science and business, June 2016, Lund, Sweden.

M. Sterner, U. Edlund, Full utilization of algal biomass by cyclic extraction, Abstracts of Papers, 251st ACS National Meeting, San Diego, CA, United States, March 2016, CELL.


M. Sterner, U. Edlund, “A benign multicomponent strategy for Saccharina Latissima fractionation”, 5th Nordic Seaweed Conference, October 2015, Grenå, Denmark.


F. Gröndahl, E. Albers, U. Edlund, G. Nylund, H. Pavia, I. Undeland, J. Veide Vilg, U. Welander, “ Seafarm”, Seaweed Symposium, May 2015, Faroe Islands.

Pechsiri, J.S., Thomas, J-B.E., Sodre Ribeiro, M., Risen, E., Malmström, M.E., Gröndahl, F. Biogas and bioethanol production from cultivated Saccharina latissima biomass in Sweden. 5th International Conference on Algal Biomass, Biofuels and Bioproducts. 2015. San Diego.


E. Albers, J. Veide Vilg, I. Undeland, Presenterat poster på Bioeconomy development in Sweden, April 3, Göteborg, Sweden, 2014.
Ladda ner poster(pdf 985 Kb)


TV4 news: A reportage on algae based bioplastics and technique we developed to make them. Broadcasted July 21, 2016http://www.tv4play.se/program/nyheterna?video_id=3448792

Local newspaper Smålandsposten Musslor och alger får nytt liv som biogas. June 29, 2013 (Based on the projects Biogas-New substrates from the sea and SEAFARM)

Fjärde Uppgifter, Alger och tång framtidens energi, U. Welanders, October 2015http://fjardeuppgiften.se/2015/10/19/alger-och-tang-framtidens-energi/

“Effect of solvent system and biomass pretreatment method on the yield and quality of fatty acids from Saccharina latissima”, Lecture given at the 1stSeaweed Symposium, Torshavn, Faroe Islands, May 5-7, 2015.


“Effect of solvent system and biomass pretreatment method on the yield and quality of fatty acids from Saccharina latissima”. Poster Presented at the Lipid Forum Symposia, Reykjavik, Iceland, June 3-6, 2015.

Seafarm Future Workshop - poster summary.pdf - Identifying hurdles and bottlenecks for the development of a future Swedish seaweed industry. Goteborg, April 2014. 


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