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When ice crystals form in frozen foods, they can degrade the quality of the end product. This is an issue that directly affects the fishing processing and shipping industry in Alaska. Enter Konrad Meister, an assistant professor of chemistry at the University of Alaska Southeast.
UAF faculty members Andrew McDonnell of the College of Fisheries and Ocean Sciences and Jeremy VanderMeer from the Alaska Center for Energy and Power were recently awarded a Center ICE Seed Fund grant to develop a business model and demonstrate the feasibility of using air source heat pumps powered by renewable wind energy to heat homes and businesses in Alaska.
The webinar hosted two startup companies that have been through Launch Alaska, a tech deployment accelerator focusing on innovative food, energy, water, and transport solutions. The program, sponsored by the office of Naval Research, has the audacious goal of implementing $1 billion in projects in Alaska by 2030.
Alaska has the potential to produce and export REEs to the world if a sustainable, economic, and environmentally sound process was implemented. The process that Briggs has developed is a non-acidic method that liberates REE ions in water using microbes that perform a bioweathering process, thus alleviating some of the inherent safety and environmental issues associated with acids.
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