Navigation Links
Atlantica BioEnergy Task Force Unveiled
Date:7/7/2008

FREDERICTON, July 7 /PRNewswire/ A taskforce of forest industry stakeholders from Eastern Canada and Maine was launched this week to explore bio-related opportunities within the forestry sector across the region.

The Atlantica BioEnergy Task Force is comprised of regional government, industry, federal and regional organizations and post secondary institutions. The group has come together to better understand what opportunities may exist and are supported by a world class team from PricewaterhouseCoopers who will systematically examine opportunities in the area of wood-based BioProducts while considering sustainable use of resources, current regional operations, maturity of new technologies, the current regulatory environment and the economic impact.

"The global forest industry is rapidly changing and it is incumbent on all stakeholders to look for environmentally sustainable ways to best use our wood-based resources in the future," says Task Force Executive Director Thor Olesen. "The BioEnergy Task Force is a group of forest industry stakeholders who are committed to future sustainable development of our forest products and the role biotechnologies can play in that."

The study will seek to map the most effective use of wood resources available in the region including BioEnergy, Biochemical and value added Bio-products. The study will also examine new technologies with a strong focus on solutions that complement the current operations across the region.

Task Force partners include;

- Province of - NewPage Corp - Forest Products

Nova Scotia - University of Association of

- Province of New Brunswick Nova Scotia

New Brunswick - Dalhousie - New Brunswick

- The State of University Forest Products

Maine - University of Association

- Emera Maine - NSERC (Natural

- NB Power - FP Innovations Sciences and

- Colour - Maine Pulp and Engineering

- Pricewaterhouse Paper Association Research Council

Coopers - Maine Forest of Canada)

- JD Irving Ltd Products Council - BioAtlantech

- AV Group

- Groupe Savoie

- Abitibibowater

"The work will be conducted over the next few months and will culminate with a Leader's Summit and Research and Development forum by the end of the year that will bring together industry and government leadership along with key stakeholders to identify tangible actions that will move the study into meaningful outcomes," adds Olesen.


'/>"/>
SOURCE Atlantica BioEnergy Task Force
Copyright©2008 PR Newswire.
All rights reserved

Related biology technology :

1. Bioenergy Life Science and Integrative Therapeutics, Inc. Form Exclusive Co-Marketing Alliance
2. BioEnergy International Facility Opens in Bay State
3. Biomaxx Systems Inc. Renews Membership With Bioenergy Australia
4. Increasing Sales Productivity Through Superior Sales Force Performance Management
5. Favrille Announces Workforce Reduction
6. Invigorated Sales Force Key to a Successful Re-Launch
7. Osteotechs Plexur(R) Technology to Be Used in Craniofacial Reconstruction Program Funded by the Armed Forces Institute of Regenerative Medicine
8. Atomic force microscopy reveals liquids adjust viscosity when confined, shaken
9. Australia Chooses Cardiac Science to Equip Its Defence Force
10. Ohio Task Force Begins Mission of Creating a New 21st Century Industry
11. Kosan Restructures Workforce to Focus Resources on Lead Clinical Programs
Post Your Comments:
*Name:
*Comment:
*Email:
(Date:3/22/2017)... , March 22, 2017   Invitae ... growing genetic information companies, today announced the availability ... of Spinal Muscular Atrophy (SMA) , a ... lethal genetic disorders among infants as well as ... childhood. The new test, announced during the American ...
(Date:3/20/2017)... San Diego, CA (PRWEB) , ... ... ... chemicals (EDCs) are substances that interfere with the ability of endogenous hormones ... (agonists) or inhibiting ligand binding activity (antagonists), EDCs produce adverse reproductive, neurological, ...
(Date:3/20/2017)... Diego, CA (PRWEB) , ... March 20, 2017 ... ... novel therapies for gastrointestinal (GI) disorders, today announced that it has entered into ... (NRG-4) for therapies in inflammatory bowel disease including Necrotizing Enterocolitis (rare orphan disease) ...
(Date:3/20/2017)... ... March 20, 2017 , ... ... customizable plug & play system that counts Peel Plate microbial test colonies, stores ... This secure, stand-alone unit has an internal computer, and is accurate within 10% ...
Breaking Biology Technology:
(Date:3/22/2017)... LIVERMORE, Calif. , March 21, 2017 ... recognition analytics company serving law enforcement agencies, announced today ... Sheridan as director of public safety business development. ... of diversified law enforcement experience, including a focus on ... Vigilant. In his most recent position, Mr. Sheridan served ...
(Date:3/13/2017)... , March 13, 2017 Future of security: Biometric ... ... DERMALOGs Face Matching enables to match face pictures ... the basis to identify individuals. (PRNewsFoto/Dermalog Identification Systems) ... DERMALOG,s "Face Matching" is the fastest software for biometric Face ...
(Date:3/7/2017)... 7, 2017   HireVue , the leading provider ... identify the best talent, faster, today announced the additions ... (CSO) and Diana Kucer as Chief Marketing ... executive team poised to drive continued growth in the ... year of record bookings in 2017. "Companies ...
Breaking Biology News(10 mins):