Phycospectrum   Environmental Research Centre

(A Unit of Phycospectrum Inc Trust)


52A, AK Block, 7th Main Road, Anna Nagar, Chennai 600040 (Click here for location map)


PERC  is an institutional facility for research in the field of environmental sciences, focusing presently on Pollution Control, Phycoremediation of industrial effluents and sewage, Algal biomass production,  Carbon-di-oxide mitigation and bio-energy programs.
The center provides guidance and support for research scholars and guide PG and UG students for their curricular projects. PERC is equipped with basic facilities for gorwing algae. PBRs and raceway ponds at PCR are designed for working on biomass production, optimization of parameters and harvesting the biomass for further processing. PERC has a very good culture collection consisting of micro algae collected from various ETPs and waste water habitats of India and abroad.


Culture collection and PBR at PERC lab

 Our Journal

lgoJournal of Algal Biomass Utilization (JABU)

Collaborating  Institutions

  1. Krishnamurthy Institute of Algology, Chennai
  2. Madras Institute of Magnetobiology,Chennai
  3. Universidad del Norte, Barranqiulla, Colombia
  4. CORE BIOTECH, Colombia


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Contact Us

For consultancy on algae based remediation, bio-fuels and CO2 mitigation


Dr V Sivasubramanian


Phyco Spectrum

52 A, A K Block, 7th Main road, (click here for location map), Anna Nagar, Chennai 600040, India

Email to:

Phone: 91 044 26208896

Mobile: 91 9677144453 ; 9381487310 ;