This is the archived site of Bodega Algae, LLC


a company that existed from 2006 to 2012.


  • 2010
  • Bodega Algae President Sam Hill speaks at official groundbreaking for new Bigelow Center for Blue Biotechnology (BCBB), joining Maine Senator Susan Collins and others at the event.
  • Performance of Prototype Bodega Waveguide 1000 Photobioreactor Exceeds Expectations: A BOW 1000 prototype photobioreactor developed by Bodega Algae during Phase I of the company's National Science Foundation grant demonstrated in increase of more than 300% in biomass production over simultaneous side by side control testing, exceeding expectations. The company will develop a commercial version of the BOW 1000 PBR during the next 12 months.
  • Light limitation of algae in open ponds and closed photo bioreactors: article featuring Bodega Algae in Biomass Magazine
  • Bodega Algae in Mass High Tech
  • Bodega Algae partners with Bigelow Laboratory for Ocean Sciences for algae research. Press Release
  • 2009
  • Bodega Algae awarded a development grant from the National Science Foundation (NSF) Small Business Innovation Research program. Story
  • Alain Hanover, Managing Director of Navigator Technology Ventures joins Bodega Algae Board of Directors
  • Bodega Algae presents at the New Energy Symposium hosted by the New York Academy of Sciences at the World Trade Center in New York.
  • Bodega Algae Director of Research Dr. Robin Kodner presents at Canadian Renewable Energy Workshop in Regina, Saskatchewan on March 10.
  • Mass High Tech reports Bodega Algae pushing ahead with development and identifying new markets for algal biomass.
  • Bodega Algae joins the Northeast Biofuels Collaborative.

  • 2008
  • Bodega Algae presents commercialization of microalgae to marine biologists at Bigelow Laboratory for Ocean Sciences in Boothbay Harbor, Maine.
  • Bodega Algae Director of Research Dr. Robin Kodner to present at the 2008 Algae Biomass Summit in Seattle, Washington.
  • Bodega Algae Director of Research Dr. Robin Kodner conducting testing at Friday Harbor Laboratories, University of Washington.
  • Bodega Algae announces research partnership with Nasa Ames Research Center.

  • 2007
  • Mass High Tech features Bodega Algae.
  • Treehugger names Bodega Algae, LLC one of 15 Biofuel Startups to Watch.
  • Story in Boston Business Journal.
  • MIT 100K Competition names Bodega Algae a finalist.