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USask awarded $3.2M towards first-in-Canada engineering biology center for ag innovation

USask awarded $3.2M towards first-in-Canada engineering biology center for ag innovation

March 7, 2021 |

In Canada, the Canada Foundation for Innovation will invest $3.2 million in a unique biomanufacturing facility at the University of Saskatchewan that will use cutting-edge “engineering biology” technologies to accelerate agri-food innovation and help address food security needs, including canola varieties as meat and non-animal enzyme alternatives. Developing canola varieties more resistant to climate change, […]

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USask researchers develop waste-based biopellets

USask researchers develop waste-based biopellets

February 15, 2021 |

In Canada, a recent discovery by researchers at the University of Saskatchewan (USask) could help hasten use of cheap and plentiful agricultural waste as the go-to material for producing this environmentally friendly energy source.  Canada currently exports up to 4 million biopellets to Europe each year, the majority of which are manufactured using forestry byproducts. […]

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