Ross O. Youngs, CEO & Founder of Univenture and Algaeventure Systems,Inc., has established himself as a leader in the conservation of both natural and industrial resources. Ross' proficiency with inventing products, systems, processes and technologies, led him to found Univenture in 1988. His inventiveness and creativity has led to the successful invention and commercialization of many products and technologies, including the Safety-sleeve(r), U-1000 technology,
EnvyPak(tm), and the UniKeep(tm) case binder. He holds a number of patents in the US and around the world. Ross' newest breakthrough technology, the Algaeventure Systems Harvest Dewater and Dry (HDD) system, is used to efficiently extract algae out of solution and dewater with minimal energy costs. His harvesting, dewatering and drying technology, HDD, gives a new significance to the production of algae as an economically viable resource for fuel.
In October of 2009, the Department of Energy's ARPA-E (Transformational Energy Research Project) selected Univenture (Algaeventure Systems) to pursue breakthroughs that could fundamentally change the way we use and