Projects

FPInnovations One of CRIBE's marquee projects, the Bio-economy Technology Centre consists of a pilot plant and laboratory inside the Resolute Forest Products mill. Its focus is to identify and develop new products and to develop a world-class centre of expertise.
Ensyn By enhancing their existing facility in Renfrew, Ensyn will have a fast-to-market option for delivery of their petroleum-replacement liquid biofuel produced from forest residues to heating oil customers in Quebec and Northeastern United States.
GreenField If successful, this technology will lead to significant economic and operational gains for pulp mills by providing new revenue streams as well as a more efficient way to perform current processes.
Laurentian University This investment will be used to fund the cost of designing and building the library wing of a demonstration building at Laurentian's new School of Architecture. The building will showcase the use of solid wood and cross-laminated timber. This is the first building of its kind in Ontario.
Confederation College CRIBE is providing $467,212 to a partnership with Confederation College to develop the Bio-Energy Learning and Research Centre (BLRC) which will contain a fuel testing lab, demonstration space, and a separate 150 KW boiler dedicated to research and learning with associated emissions monitoring equipment.
GreenCore Composites TORONTO - The Centre for Research and Innovation in the Bio-Economy (CRIBE) is partnering with GreenCore Composites to develop a new green technology process that will allow wood fibre to be used in a number of new products for the packaging and building applications, such as pallets and various containers.
Lakehead University Ontario Power Generation and Resolute are joining with Lakehead University researchers in a project utilizing forest bimass recovery to demonstrate the amendment potential of biochar from farm and forest soils.
MAGNA Exteriors and Interiors CRIBE is pleased to announce $1,300,000 investment with Magna Exteriors and Interiors to develop green technology in auto manufacturing. This initiative will help create jobs in the automotive, pulp and paper, and packaging industries.
G2 BioChem & Lakehead University Combining cutting-edge biorefining processes with the development of value-added product uses to bring new jobs and investment to Northern Ontario.
THESIS Chemistry Inc. Cambridge - The Centre for Research and Innovation in the Bio Economy (CRIBE) is providing $180,380 to Thesis Chemistry Inc, (THESIS) to produce environment-friendly versions of chemicals from a wood waste product called lignin.

Our Investments