CERBERUS SEAWEED SYSTEMS

reinventing maritime algae cultivation



vision

IT´S TIME TO REDEFINE
ALGAE CULTIVATION

In recent years, interest in the use of algae as a sustainable energy source has increased significantly. Algae can be an emission-free source of biofuels, food supplements, animal feed, fertilisers, biofuels and other products.

In order to cultivate and harvest algae on a large scale, Cerberus Seaweed Systems is developing anchored cultivation systems that enable higher efficiency and productivity. This involves the use of floating platforms (cultivation buoys) that enable the cultivation of several algae species in coastal waters that cannot be cultivated on standard longlines or nets or that do not grow optimally on them.

According to the motto:
One system for all


the system

FIRMLY ANCHORED & INTERCHANGEABLE

The system consists of an arched body and several modular growing wings that are inoculated with an algae species as needed. These wings are designed to provide the algae with optimal growing conditions, such as sunlight, nutrients and water movement.

the substrate carriers

FOR ALL TYPES OF ALGAE
WITHOUT LONGLINE

The cultivation wings can be configured to suit the needs of the algae populations. For example, by choosing different substrate carriers, they can influence growth conditions through light intensity and topologies that are matched to each algae species.

The inoculated substrate is inserted and secured in a wing. They are effective, easy to maintain and can be adapted to the specific needs of algal populations. With these advantages, the modular cultivation wings can help to meet the increasing demand in the most sustainable way.

CERBERUS 2030

WE START WITH THE BUOY AND
LOOK AT THE WHOLE SYSTEM

Cerberus Seaweed Systems takes a holistic approach to the vision of redesigned seaweed cultivation. This includes redefining not only cultivation but also harvesting and intermediate storage. The concept is based on three basic building blocks: the cultivation buoys, the semi-autonomously controlled harvesters and the mother ship (for charging the harvester batteries and the intermediate storage of the algae harvest). However, turning a concept into reality requires a lot of time and perseverance, and since you have to start with the first step, we are currently concentrating on the cultivation system, but without losing sight of the vision: Namely, to develop a closed-loop system where Work 4.0 gives the algae farm a coat of paint for the future.