Health from the Sea

Algae in the North and Baltic Sea serve as an important, yet rarely used marine bioresource. Algae components, which show a variety of health aiding properties, are fucoidans, typically to be found in brown algae. The project FucoSan brings together the fucoidan related expertise of the German-Danish cross-border area in a regional cluster. Hereby, the network intends to create the foundations for the commercial use of Fucoidans in the field of Ophthalmology, Tissue engineering and Cosmetics.


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March 2017 – August 2020


3.8 million Euros budget,

thereof 2.2 million Euros funds

8 partner organisations from Denmark and Germany