Necton, after an incubation period in School of Biotechnology, was established in 1997 and develops its activities in the marine biotechnology field having specialized in the production and marketing of traditional sea salt and microalgae.
In the business area of salt the company currently counts on a production area of over 23 ha of salt evaporation ponds. In the microalgae business area, several production photobioreactors are studied and developed at the site.
Necton also has in its facilities laboratories that provide technical support to the activities developed.

Name of University: 
School of Biotechnology, Portuguese Catholic University (ESBUCP), Porto