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Winner of the FPInnovations – Foresight Challenge Announced

Winner of the FPInnovations – Foresight Challenge Announced

Two B.C. companies collaborate on techniques to create accurate forest inventories at lower cost

Vancouver, Canada - September 12, 2018 – Today Foresight and FPInnovations announced that Object Raku Technology, with its project partner Forsite Consultants Ltd., has been selected as the winner of the FPInnovations - Foresight Challenge (formerly the ARCTIC Innovation Challenge). These companies have been awarded a $200,000 contract to further advance technologies and techniques for rapidly producing more accurate and more detailed LiDAR-based forest inventories.

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More sustainable packaging: Carlsberg launches Snap Pack in Great Britain

More sustainable packaging: Carlsberg launches Snap Pack in Great Britain

Kleve/Copenhagen, September 11, 2018 – The Carlsberg Group has set itself ambitious sustainability targets: Switching to the packaging solution Nature MultiPack™ is one o...

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FPInnovations scientist Lin Hu receives the 2018 Wood Engineering Achievement Award

FPInnovations scientist Lin Hu receives the 2018 Wood Engineering Achievement Award

FPInnovations is very proud to share the news that Lin Hu, Senior Scientist in the Building Systems team, has been rewarded the 2018 Wood Engineering Achievement Award: En...

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New Mineral Oil Repellent Barrier Paper for food safety!

New Mineral Oil Repellent Barrier Paper for food safety!

Mineral oil components in foods are undesirable and harmful. It has been proven that saturated mineral oils (MOSH) accumulate in the human body. Aromatic mineral oils (MO...

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First PAPTAC International Lignin Conference : Fostering a global lignin culture

First PAPTAC International Lignin Conference : Fostering a global lignin culture

On September 18 to 20, 2018, delegates from around the world will congregate at Alberta Innovate's facilities in Edmonton, Alberta where PAPTAC will be hosting the first ...

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UBC researchers unlock secrets of plant development

UBC researchers unlock secrets of plant development

University of British Columbia researchers have discovered an internal messaging system that plants use to manage the growth and division of their cells. These growth-man...

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Columbia Pulp Opens Pilot Plant Producing Paper Pulp from Waste Straw in Washington

Columbia Pulp Opens Pilot Plant Producing Paper Pulp from Waste Straw in Washington

Pilot Plant to Provide Job Training; Product Samples Ahead of Opening of North America's first Tree-Free Paper Pulp Mill

DAYTON, Wash.-- Columbia Pulp I, LLC, announced Wed...

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FPInnovations demonstration project turns into opportunity for Toosey First Nation

FPInnovations demonstration project turns into opportunity for Toosey First Nation

Thanks to financial support from the 2015 FPInnovations' Discovery Fund and the FPInnovations Indigenous Forestry Program, a team of researchers and innovation support sp...

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FPInnovations recent fire tests to initiate code changes

FPInnovations recent fire tests to initiate code changes

Fire experts get research results in support of the use of encapsulated mass timber exit shafts in mid-rise wood buildings in Québec

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