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March 6th, 2009

ArboraNano -- the Canadian Forest NanoProducts Network receives funding from federal government

Abstract:
FPInnovations announces that ArboraNano -- the Canadian Forest NanoProducts Network has been selected as one of four new business-led networks funded by the Government of Canada.

ArboraNano will receive $8.9 million over four years. Announced in the 2007 budget, the goal of the Business-led Networks of Centres of Excellence program is to fund large-scale, collaborative networks led by the private sector and focused on specific business research needs.

ArboraNano, a research and development network bringing together nanotechnology and forest sector expertise, will strive to create a new Canadian bio-economy based on innovative, highly-engineered, carbon-neutral products containing nanomaterials. Wood and wood fibre from Canada's vast forests can converted into high-value nanomaterials and intermediates, and these can be used to produce a variety of unique advanced products.

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pulpandpapercanada.com

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