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Thursday, November 7, 2019

This six-page fact sheet summarizes outcomes of the Alberta Innovates funding program, Alberta Bio Future, over the period 2015-19.

Friday, June 1, 2018

Building designers are interested in construction materials with a lower environmental impact than conventional steel and concrete materials.

Friday, June 1, 2018

The most innovative opportunity available to the pulp industry in Canada is expansion as a biorefinery, turning wood fibre into chemicals or energy products.

Saturday, June 1, 2019

One option for reduction is decreasing the use of oil and coal by increasing usage of a lower-carbon fossil fuel -- natural gas.

Saturday, June 1, 2019

Researchers in tissue engineering and regenerative medicine have long been interested in creating artificial living human tissue for drug development and disease modeling.

Saturday, June 1, 2019

The 2018 legalization of cannabis has opened new opportunities not only for marijuana, but also for its cousin, industrial hemp.

Saturday, June 1, 2019

These shape memory polymer-CNC stents could be inserted in a heart valve in a closed position. The stent would open fully when warmed with body heat.

Saturday, June 1, 2019

Health clinicians may soon have a new and effective bioimaging tool to produce in-depth personal medical reports based on a patient's genetics or to better diagnose presence of some diseases like hepatitis C and cancer.

Saturday, June 1, 2019

Research done at the University of Alberta has found that this "slime" can be put to good use in the oil sands industry, both to help produce renewable energy and to reduce the industry's carbon footprint.

Engineers can now specify a new additive for concrete when designing swimming pools, skateboard parks and even Olympic bobsled runs.

Friday, June 1, 2018

A group of researchers at the University of Calgary is developing a new way to curb the spread of bacteria causing these problems with a product derived from wood called cellulose nanocrystals (CNC).

Friday, June 1, 2018

Researchers at Hexion Canada's forest products R&D lab in Edmonton are developing ways to create new bio-based adhesives that incorporate lignin, a sticky compound in trees and a byproduct of the kraft pulping process.

Saturday, September 1, 2018

These Ceapro ingredients are highly prized by well-known international healthcare and cosmetic manufacturers for adding to products like Aveeno®, Dove®, Neutrogena®, Burt's Bees®, The Body Shop® and Bath & Body.

Saturday, September 1, 2018

Radient Technologies can supply international pharmaceutical, nutraceutical, functional food and cosmetic companies with high-value ingredients for formulation into other products.

Saturday, September 1, 2018

SBI BioEnergy Inc. (SBI) can produce lower-carbon renewable drop-in fuels for diesel, jet fuel and gasoline from waste oils, greases and vegetable oils.

Saturday, September 1, 2018

TerraVerdae BioWorks Inc. has developed a process that can produce commercial-scale quantities of high-end, biodegradable green plastic and bio-based chemicals.

Saturday, September 1, 2018

The world now knows that Alberta is at the heart of new secondary manufacturing and processing opportunities from biomass.

Tuesday, October 29, 2019

This biennial report by BioAlberta and Deloitte presents an overview of life sciences companies in Alberta.

Monday, April 1, 2019

This directory presents a list of companies operating in the bioindustrial sector in Alberta.

Monday, April 1, 2019

This directory presents a list of companies operating in the hemp processing sector in Alberta.

Sunday, June 30, 2019

This annual report presents a summary of activities and outcomes for the period 2018-19 for the Alberta Innovates funding program, Alberta Bio Future.

Saturday, June 30, 2018

This annual report presents a summary of activities and outcomes for the period 2017-18 for the Alberta Innovates funding program, Alberta Bio Future.

Tuesday, October 9, 2018

This final report presents outcomes from the Alberta Innovates funding program, Advanced Materials and Chemicals (AMCP), which was active 2010-18.

Friday, July 7, 2017

An Edmonton biofuel company is a big step closer to commercializing its process for production of renewable, drop-in transportation fuels. Alberta Innovates played a key role in supporting this disruptive technology invented

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