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Biomaterials and Chemicals
Innovative Wood Products and Building Systems
Innovative Green Papers
Value Chain Modeling


Natural Sciences and Engineering Research Council of Canada

This link will take you to another Web site NSERC’s role is to make investments in people, discovery and innovation for the benefit of all Canadians. NSERC invests in people by supporting 28,000 students and postdoctoral fellows in their advanced studies. We promote discovery by funding nearly 11,800 university professors every year. And we help make innovation happen by encouraging 1,500 Canadian companies to invest in university research and training. Over the last 10 years, NSERC has invested $7 billion in basic research, university-industry partnerships and the training of Canada’s next generation of scientists and engineers.

Natural Resources Canada

This link will take you to another Web site Natural Resources Canada (NRCan) champions innovation and expertise in earth sciences, forestry, energy, and minerals and metals to ensure the responsible and sustainable development of our nation's natural resources. In support of the forest sector transformation, NRCan has established the Canadian Wood Fibre Centre (CWFC) that brings together forest sector researchers to develop solutions for the Canadian forest sector’s wood fibre related industries in an environmentally responsible manner. Its mission is to create innovative knowledge to expand the economic opportunities for the forest sector to benefit from Canadian wood fibre. The Canadian Wood Fibre Centre operates within the Canadian Forest Service, but under the umbrella of FPInnovations’ Board of Directors.


This link will take you to another Web site FPInnovations is an integrative force in innovation that facilitates ongoing forest sector renewal by:

  • seeking opportunities along the entire forest sector supply/value chain, from genomes to markets, for traditional and new value streams that improve industry performance and sector competitiveness;
  • delivering scientific and technical solutions to members;
  • delivering scientific frameworks and data to inform policy changes; and
  • acting as an integrator of the R&D community and innovation system for members.