The opening day of PaperWeek will be devoted to Canadian research and development. Each of the eight R&D networks that make up FIBRE, or Forest Innovation by Research and Education, will present an overview and progress update.
Presentations begin at 9:00 on Monday, Feb. 4, as part of PaperWeek Canada. Organized by PAPTAC, PaperWeek runs from Feb. 4-7 at the Fairmont Queen Elizabeth hotel in Montreal.
FIBRE is composed of: ForValueNet Network, and Value Chain Optimization Network, both led by Laval University; Bioconversion Network, led by the University of Guelph; Lignoworks, led by the University of British Columbia; Innovative Green Wood Fibre Products Network, led by McGill University; Sentinel Bioactive Paper Network, led by McMaster University; and NEWBuildS, led by the University of New Brunswick. The eighth R&D network is ArboraNano, the Canadian Forest NanoProducts Network, a Business-led Centre of Excellence.
For more information on FIBRE, visit www.fibrenetwork.org.