Canadian Biomass Magazine

FPInnovations to study BC bioproducts

January 29, 2012
By Scott Jamieson

Jan 29, 2012, Vancouver - British Columbia's Provincial Government has provided $700,000 for a study of BC's bioeconomy, work that will be carried out by FPInnovations. 

"The real key now will be to work out the details and see what the real
opportunities are, particularly in the short to mid-term.  That work
will be done by FPInnovations in connection with the industry across
British Columbia.  I'm looking forward to receiving that work in the
next year," BC Jobs Minister Pat Bell said in an interview with HQ Prince George.

FPInnovations will help industry identify cost-effective fibre
available for new projects.  The research institute will also assess
opportunities for BC Interior mills to add bio-products to their



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