Tag: Bioindustrial Innovation Canada

Bioindustrial Innovation Canada releases country’s first national Bioeconomy Strategy

Bioindustrial Innovation Canada releases country’s first national Bioeconomy Strategy

May 14, 2019 |

In Canada, Canada’s first national Bioeconomy Strategy, released by Bioindustrial Innovation Canada, reflects the views of more than 400 industry representatives from across the country. The Strategy recommends action on four key priority areas identified in foundational work by the Advisory Council on Economic Growth, the Economic Sector Strategy Tables, and Canada’s forestry ministers. These […]

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Bioindustrial Innovation Canada invests in Benefuel’s latest financing round

Bioindustrial Innovation Canada invests in Benefuel’s latest financing round

April 4, 2018 |

In Canada, based on BIC’s assessment of Benefuel’s technology and business plan, BIC has approved an investment as part of Benefuel’s current financing round. This investment will allow Benefuel to complete the engineering needed as a final step before the construction of its first, commercial demonstration plant in Sarnia. Bioindustrial Innovation Canada (BIC) has been […]

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BIC helps establish Hybrid Chemistry Cluster for biochemicals and biofuels

BIC helps establish Hybrid Chemistry Cluster for biochemicals and biofuels

September 24, 2017 |

In Canada, a focus on building hybrid chemistry clusters and biorefineries to maximize the value of biomass is a goal of groups like the Bioindustrial Innovation Canada. BIC helped Sarnia-Lambton establish a new Hybrid Chemistry Cluster which is to become a hub for the biochemicals and biofuels industries. A.J. (Sandy) Marshall, BIC’s executive director, told […]

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The new cellulosic value chain: The Digest’s 8-Slide Guide to Bioindustrial Innovation Canada

The new cellulosic value chain: The Digest’s 8-Slide Guide to Bioindustrial Innovation Canada

June 7, 2016 |

In April, we reported that Comet Biorefining has signed an off-take agreement with bio-succinic acid producer BioAmber for cellulosic dextrose from Comet’s upcoming first commercial plant in Sarnia, Ontario.  The dextrose will be produced from agricultural residues using Comet’s innovative technology. The agreement also provided increasing shape to the development of an biobased industrial cluster in […]

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Canada: Biofuels Digest’s Spring 2014 5-Minute Guide – Bioindustrial Innovation Canada launched

Canada: Biofuels Digest’s Spring 2014 5-Minute Guide – Bioindustrial Innovation Canada launched

April 17, 2014 |

In Canada, the Sustainable Chemistry Alliance and Ontario’s Bioindustrial Innovation Centre — who jointly developed Sarnia as a renewable chemicals hub, have consolidated into Bioindustrial Innovation Canada. Murray McLaughlin, former SCA executive director, will be the executive director of Bioindustrial Innovation Canada. The consolidated organization has launched a newsletter, Bioeconomy Visions, and has outlined four […]

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