Microalgae (single cell algae) are photosynthetic microorganisms living in soil and both salt and fresh water. Scientific reports state that they are first living organism group on earth. They have been living on earth for billions of years.
Only about 30.000 species of microalgae are record up to date and it is believed to be between 200.000 to 2-3 million species living on earth. Only a few has been commercially produced for now. Our company, Mikroalg, investigates current and potential species continuously.