Governments Boost Competitiveness in the Bioproducts Sector

July 17, 2014

The Composites Innovation Centre will receive up to $715,000, provided under Agriculture Canada's Growing Forward 2 (GF2) AgriInnovation Program, to install a unique suite of equipment specifically dedicated to the evaluation of fibre crops. In addition they will develop the world's first informatics system for agricultural fibre grading and establish standards for fibre and product quality.

The Composites Innovation Centre will also receive an additional investment of up to $1.27 million, through the GF2 cost-shared Growing Innovation Program, to establish a quality testing site for natural fibres used in biomaterial applications and product development projects.


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