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Proposals invited for a smarter, cheaper, faster way of detecting pathogenic E.coli

EDMONTON...National consortium launches new research funding program. A consortium of Canadian research organizations has combined efforts to fund development of an innovative test for the presence of pathogenic E. coli bacteria during food production.This funding program aims to foster continuous improvement in the safety of the Canadian food supply and create long-term health benefits for Canada.

News Release | November 13, 2012
Alberta Innovates partners on wood-based auto parts research project

BANFF... New technologies and markets open for Alberta companies. Auto parts from wood that are strong, light-weight and low-cost is the aim of a new applied research project. Alberta Innovates Bio Solutions, among other partners, is investing $600,000 in this project, which may help respond to consumers' desire for better auto fuel efficiency and green innovation.

News Release | October 03, 2012
Alberta Innovates funds Biorefining Conversions Network 2.0

BANFF... Hydrocarbon-like fuels and chemicals to come from agricultural and forest biomass. With funding from Alberta Innovates Bio Solutions, the Biorefining Conversions Network aims to become a hub for bioeconomy investments and a world class centre of excellence for biorefining and biomass conversions. Using a Campus Alberta approach over the next three years, the network will receive $3.8 million for business development and research that turns the province's agricultural and forestry biomass into drop-in fuels and chemicals compatible with both traditional and emerging industries.

News Release | October 03, 2012