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After careful consultation the workshop proceedings from "Building Alberta's Bioindustrial Talent Pool: Engaging Industry To Develop The Ideal Workforce" are ready to be shared with all of the participants. Please follow the link below to access the document.
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Milestones=Momentum

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Milestones=Momentum
“Milestones=Momentum”BIOALBERTA MEMBERS RECOGNIZED AT 2012 AGM & Awards Gala~ Art Froehlich inducted into Alberta Bioindustry Hall of Fame ~Edmonton, Alberta – November 22, 2012 – Acknowledging that achieving milestones provides companies with the momentum they require to move their products and services to the next stage, BioAlberta hosted its 13th Annual AGM and Awards Gala in Calgary, to an audience of more than 130 representatives from government, industry and educational institution...
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Video of the ABDC Fibre Processing Facility

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Video of the ABDC Fibre Processing Facility
This video was filmed during a one-day seminar series and tour of the Alberta Biomaterials Development Center (ABDC) Fibre Processing Facility at the Alberta Innovates Technology Futures building in Vegreville, AB.The BCN participated in this event and attended seminars by Dr. Hamdy Khalil of Woodbridge Foam Corporation, Stefan Declerck of Van Dommele Engineering, Dr. Amar Mohanty of the University of Guelph Plan Agriculture & School of Engineering, Dr. Mohini Sain of the Centre for Biocompo...
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BCN will be at the 2011 World Congress on Biotechnology & Bioprocessing
The BCN is participating in the 2011 World Congress on Biotechnology & Bioprocessing in Toronto, ON (May 8-11).As an integral part of Bioeconomy Alberta, the BCN will actively support the mission to develop Alberta's bioindustrial sector by attracting new companies to the province and continuing to augment the growth of a strong research community to enhance the sustainability and competitive edge of Alberta's bioeconomy.Look for us at the Albe...
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2nd Annual Retreat a Tremendous Success

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2nd Annual Retreat a Tremendous Success
Under the bold theme “Refining Technology for Biomass Conversion: Conventional Products through Unconventional Approaches”, the Biorefining Conversions Network (BCN) recently held their 2nd Annual Strategic Retreat at the Fairmont Chateau Lake Louise. The event, which began with an informal networking reception on Sunday November 7th, was attended by 125 delegates including senior industry representatives and government officials as well as expert researchers from Alberta, across Canada, the U...
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Biorefining leaders convene in Alberta

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By Tom Bryan (reproduced with permission from the author) More than 130 representatives of government, academia and industry in Canada converged Nov.8 at the Fairmont Chateau Lake Louise, within Alberta’s picturesque Banff National Park, for the University of Alberta’s 2nd Annual Biorefining Conversions Network Strategic Retreat. Biorefining Conversions Network Director David Bressler opened the retreat by underscoring the promise of Alberta’s burgeoning bioindustrial sector and challenging p...
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BCN at the Cosmetic Industry Connects Forum

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BCN at the Cosmetic Industry Connects Forum
CEAPRO, an Alberta-based company that produces plant-based personal care products, gave a presentation at the CIC Forum (photo credit: CBC)The Cosmetic Industry Connects (CIC) Forum, sponsored by Growing Forward, was held Oct. 5 & 6 at Agri-Food Discovery Place on the University of Alberta South Campus. Specialty Cosmetic Ingredients Team Leader, Kathy Lowther (BTD), chaired this event. The CIC Forum brought together representatives from the Alberta cosmetics industry and international spea...
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Cutting-edge technologies for production of biofuels, biochemicals and industrial bioproductsOn Friday May 21st, 2010 the BCN and the Department of Biochemistry hosted four distinguished speakers from the United States and Canada for a symposium on synthetic biology and industrial biotechnology. The event also featured two University of Alberta professors: Drs. David Stuart and Mike Ellison. The symposium was attended by over 150 people including University of Alberta academic and support staff,...
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