This is Europe's largest biomass conference and an excellent venue for networking and finding the status of all the new technologies that will make up the bioeconomy. This event, formerly focused on research, is increasingly focusing on industry roll-out of technologies. This year CanBio will have a Canada Pavilion, which has proved an extremely effective networking centre at our recent missions to Singapore and Rotterdam. We have arranged a favourable registration and booth participation fee of only $1200 - For further information or to register please contact us at firstname.lastname@example.org.
Our partner, BioTalent Canada is Canada's national HR hub for the biotech sector. BioTalent Canada's Career Focus wage subsidy program removes one of the major obstacles to recruitment by providing a substantial contribution to the new worker’s salary – now increased to a maximum of $20,000 over 12 months. Get more info and apply today at www.biotalent.ca/wagesubsidies
VANCOUVER, BC – 3 April 2013 – The Board of Directors of the Canadian Bioenergy Association (CanBio) is pleased to announce the appointment of Fernando Preto to the position of Executive Director, effective April 8, 2013.
Dr. Preto, a chemical engineer by training, is an established leader in the Canadian bioenergy and bioeconomy sectors.
Stay tuned for more information about our 2013 Annual National Conference & Trade Show. The conference will take place on October 8-9, and an optional tour will be held on the 10th.
Members receive discounts to our conferences and trade shows, priority participation in overseas trade missions, and much more.
LAVAL TECHNOPOLE and Airex Energy are pleased to announce that the latter has received $2.7 million in financial support for the construction of a biomass torrefaction demonstration plant, to be completed by the end of 2013. Click here to download the press release.
CanBio Platinum level members CanFor is adding 11 MW of power generation capacity at its Northwood mill in Prince George, BC. Click here to read the more at canadianbiomassmagazine.ca. (December 17, 2012).
A group of industry associations is joining forces in a new Bio-economy network (BEN) to explore ways to take advantage of the significant emerging potential in the global marketplace for bio-based products. Click here to read the full press release (December 4, 2012).
Bioenergy Needed in Remote Communities
The Canadian Bioenergy Association recently had an op/ed piece published on globeandmail.com. The piece discussed the need for bioenergy in northern communities, particularly those not served by natural gas. Click here to read the article (December 7, 2012)
Economic Impact of Bioenergy in Canada: CanBio Report
CanBio's report on the extensive industry survey conducted April to August, 2011. The final report provides full details, and underscores the significant benefits of bioenergy to the Canadian economy.
CanBio Gold level members Mustus Energy have begun construction on a 41.5 MW wood-fired power plant.
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"After 27 years in operation, the coal-fired power generation plant will now be shut down while work is done on the $170 Million biomass conversion project."
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