28 Liter Cultivation Units

Subitec Photobioreactors for cultivation of microalgae

The Subitec FPA28L consisting of a 28 liter Flat Panel Airlift Photobioreactor is housed in and includes all the necessary componentry, piping, fittings and instruments for cultivation of microalgae under constant, reliable and reproductible conditions.

  • Cultivation of inoculum for scale-up experiments
  • Biomass production for downstream applications
  • Inoculum backup for comparable experiments at 6 liter scale

Offered at three different automation levels - from manual operation to semi-automatic and fully automatic - and a selection of different optional features and peripheries, the FPA28L provides excellent flexibilty to customize the equipment.


  • Air lift system for completely intermixing of microalgae culture without shear stress
  • pH and temperature measurement and control
  • Online turbidity measurement
  • Selection of integrated LED or HPS lighting
  • Media filter, sterilizable
  • Automatic control system with data logging
  • Integrated operator interface touch panel or PC


  •  Media cart for convenient media preparation
  •  Media pump
  •  External recirculating cooler           


  • Provision of inoculum for experiments
  • Scale-up experiments
  • Additional biomass for downstream trials                                        Request Quotation