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Hicham El Arroussi
Projects R&D Manager at MAScIR Green Biotechnology

Profile

Hicham EL Arroussi Scientist-engineer in green biotechnology center in MASCIR (Morocco) working on microalgae valorisation. He has 8 years of experience in the field of microalgae, with expertise in the isolation, identification, culture and valorization of microalgae. He has 6 patents of products for agriculture (biostimulants of plant: biostimulant of plant growth, and biostimulants of plant against biotic and abiotic stress) and renewable energy (biodiesel from microalgae), 2 articles published and 4 submitted. Currently he is a leader of two projects: Plant biostimulants from microalgae (plant growth stimulation, plant tolerance improuvement of abiotic and biotic stresses, stimulation of germination), and project of low cost media developpment for large-scale microalgae culture (MASCIR- OCP Groupe). He was an active member in several other projects such as Biofuel production from Microalgae (2010-2014), Biofertilizers Developpment from Microalgae 2012-2015 (MASCIR-Elephant Vert), Creation of the first Moroccan Microalgae Collection (2010-2013); Taxonomic and biochemical study of Harmful algal of Moroccan coast (2008-2010)

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Agenda Sessions

  • Microalgae as a new renewable source for the production of plant biostimulants in Africa

    , 10:30