FucoSan: Health from the sea / Sundhed fra Havet / Gesundheit aus dem Meer

Project: EU

Project Details


Goal: 1.Development of economically and ecologically sustainable processes
to harvest or acquire brown algae from the Baltic Sea.
2.Production and characterization of biologically active and medically
important fucoidans from brown seaweeds.
3.Testing of the fucoidans in the fields of ophthalmology (age-related
macular degeneration), regenerative medicine (tissue engineering)
and cosmetics for their sustainability.
4.Database development
5.Generation of German-Danish value chain
Effective start/end date01/03/201731/08/2020

Collaborative partners

  • Christian-Albrechts-University of Kiel
  • Coastal research & MAnagement oHG
  • OceanBasis GmBH
  • GEOMAR Helmholtz Centre for Ocean Research Kiel
  • Technical University of Denmark
  • Odense University Hospital
  • University Medical Center Schleswig-Holstein (Project partner) (lead)


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