Who we are
A4F is a biotechnology company, located in Portugal, with more than 15 years of accumulated experience in microalgae Research & Development and microalgae production (up to industrial scale). A4F is specialized in the design, build, operation and transfer (DBOT) of commercial-scale microalgae production units, using different technologies that better adapt to our Customers’ business.
Complementing the long experience acquired, A4F distinguishes itself through its methodology, which includes scaling-up from prototypes in our Experimental Unit in Lisbon to large-scale facilities. Additionally, A4F also develops standard operating procedures for optimized microalgae production, according to production goals and with industry best practices.
A4F has a very close relationship with the leading scientists and researchers in the field of microalgae biotechnology, as well as with the largest microalgae producers worldwide. This international networking positions A4F as the first choice for any large-scale contract as the best specialist company in almost every aspect of microalgae production.