Company News

Dec 7, 2023
HelioBioSys invited to Deep Tech Pioneers competition

HelioBioSys has been invited to participate in a worldwide “deep tech” competition presented by European startup accelerator Hello Tomorrow.

Sep 13, 2023
HelioBioSys, Inc. awarded competitive grant from the National Science Foundation

HelioBioSys was awarded a National Science Foundation Small Business Technology Transfer grant for nearly $1M to conduct R&D on cultivation scale-up and cost-effective purification of UV protective compounds.

Sep 12, 2023
HelioBioSys featured on the Lira Clinical podcast

Rocco and David were featured on Lira Clinical’s “A SkinDepth Convo” podcast, talking about space, skin care, and how cyanobacteria changed the world.

Jul 3, 2023
HelioBioSys awarded nearly $1M grant from the National Science Foundation

“This will allow us to accelerate research and development efforts and bring these revolutionary molecules to market to create safe and efficient skin and and sun care products,” said CEO Rocco Mancinelli.

Jun 14, 2018
Video: A tour of the Advanced Biofuels and Bioproducts Process Development Unit

Video walk-through demonstrating our cultivation, downstream processing, and market applications, at Lawrence Berkeley National Laboratory’s Advanced Biofuels and Bioproducts Process Development Unit (ABPDU).

HelioBioSys in the News

Validating Cyanobacteria’s Economic Potential (PDF)

Sandia National Laboratories Partnerships Annual Report

Microorganisms that produce biofuels 7 times more effectively than existing algae (in Korean)

Next Generation Biomass Research Center, Korea Advanced Institute of Science and Technology
October 19, 2017

Biofuels from bacteria

Science Daily
August 21, 2017

Engineering and Climate Change: Bio-Produced Sugars

Stanford University Seminar – Rocco Mancinelli of HelioBioSys (1hr 6m)
Nov 4, 2015

Resources & White Papers

Effects of Viscosity on Turbulence Mixing in Pilot Scale Open Raceway Ponds

Monroe, E; Carlos Quiroz-Arita, C; Blaylock, M; Smernoff, D; Mancinelli, R; and Davis, RW
Sandia National Lab
October 2018

Assessing cyanobacterial polysaccharides as a production platform for renewable fuels, chemicals, and biomaterials

Sundstrom, E, Mirsiaghi, M, Mancinelli, R, Smernoff, D, Pray, T and Tanjore, D
BFC Annual Meeting (poster)
San Francisco, CA
May 2017