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R&D in the spotlight at PaperWeek Canada


January 29, 2013
By Pulp & Paper Canada

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.

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.

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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.


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