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Alberta Innovates Bio Solutions

Alberta Innovates Bio Solutions is a funding agency of the Government of Alberta advancing economic growth in the province’s agriculture, food and forest sectors through research and innovation. We offer grant funding, advice, connections, and knowledge to companies and researchers for the development of new technologies, products, services or industry practices. The areas of research we support are sustainable agriculture and forest production, bioindustrial innovation, food innovation, ecosystem services and biodiversity, biological greenhouse gas management, and the Alberta Prion Research Institute. www.bio.albertainnovates.ca.

BioFuelNet Canada (BFN)

BioFuelNet Canada (BFN) is an integrated community of academic researchers, industry partners and government representatives whose mission is to support the growth of Canada’s advanced biofuels industry through coordinated research, innovation, effective education, smart policy and strategic partnerships.

Canadian Clean Power Coalition (CPPC)

The Canadian Clean Power Coalition is an association of responsible, leading Canadian electricity producers. The CCPC's mandate is to research technologies with the goal of developing and advancing commercially viable solutions that lower coal power plant emissions. Biomass is one potential solution that could work if governments are willing to provide a supportive policy environment. Our objective is to demonstrate that coal-fired electricity generation can effectively and economically address environmental issues - including CO2 emissions - and move us forward to a cleaner energy future.

NSERC

NSERC aims to make Canada a country of discoverers and innovators for the benefit of all Canadians. The agency supports university students in their advanced studies, promotes and supports discovery research, and fosters innovation by encouraging Canadian companies to participate and invest in postsecondary research projects. NSERC researchers are on the vanguard of science, building on Canada’s long tradition of scientific excellence.

Premium Pellet

Premium Pellet - based in Vanderhoof BC - is a leading producer of high quality wood pellets.  We source our wood fibre as a byproduct from our own SFI certified forests, meaning that when you buy our pellets, you’re not only purchasing a product that meets rigorous certification standards, you’re also helping grow future forests, sustainable communities, conservation research, youth education, logger training and much more.  Our product can help Alberta meet its climate goals.