CSD and QDVC sign sustainability agreement
The Centre for Sustainable Development (CSD) and Qatari Diar Vinci Construction (QDVC) will research the field of algae-based bio products
The Centre for Sustainable Development (CSD) and Qatari Diar Vinci Construction (QDVC) have penned an agreement to establish a joint research project in the field of algae-based bio products.
The objective behind the deal is to support high-quality research and development activities relating to carbon dioxide capture and sequestration into unusual algal products.
These products could have the potential be used in road building or the construction sector, and support sustainable development in Qatar.
The agreement was signed by QU President Dr Hassan Al Derham and QDVC CEO Yanick Garillon in the presence of CAS dean Dr Eiman Mustafawi accompanied by representatives and dignatries from within the associated industries.
The agreement includes research to determine suitable algae strains for production of algal products dedicated to long-term carbon sequestration, The Peninsula reports