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FPInnovations receives $25.5 million to continue transformative technologies research


July 24, 2011
By Pulp & Paper Canada

The federal government has pledged $25.5 million for the 2011-2012 Transformative Technologies Research Program (TTP). The funds are allocated to FPInnovations for continued innovative new product and process development.

The federal government has pledged $25.5 million for the 2011-2012 Transformative Technologies Research Program (TTP). The funds are allocated to FPInnovations for continued innovative new product and process development.

The TTP focuses on the development, adaptation, and deployment of emerging and breakthrough technologies relating to forest biomass utilization, forest biotechnology, nanotechnology, green chemistry, bio-materials, innovative wood-based building systems as well as information and communications technologies.

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“Today’s announcement extends a unique industry/government partnership that is transforming the forest sector through innovation. This announcement will help build and strengthen an innovative and diversified forest products sector in Canada. That is good news for job growth and new economic opportunities for hard hit forestry communities,” stated Alan Potter, vice-president of FPInnovations.


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