I.B.U. is a hypothetical organization which suggest alternative economic models to countries that suffers from economic crisis using synthetic biology. Having changed the law of the territorial waters, I.B.U. modifies genetically the algae and creates production facilities that cover all the sea area. This action gives the opportunity to Greece not only to recover from the crisis but to become one of the leaders of energy suppliers internationally.
The project explores the alternative life in Greece if the main source of energy was through algae productions. More specifically, it focuses how the sea area and the associated activities could be different raising questions about the ethical decisions in the age of economic crisis.