Each year, many forested areas in Canada are being severely impacted or threatened by forest fires. Communities located near those areas must often be evacuated and suffer enormous material losses.
Through the Forestry 4.0 program, FPInnovations has been working to bring internet and LTE networks to forest operations.
Montreal, February 26, 2021 – FPInnovations, a Canadian research and development centre, has successfully developed a biodegradable mask ready to be manufactured in Canada and ready for public use.
The extraction of residual fibre in British Columbia leading to the reduction of open-air burning of harvest residues is the focus of a new webinar series that will be offered in February and March 2021.
At the 30th Innovation Awards Gala of the Association pour le développement de la recherche et de l’innovation du Québec (ADRIQ), held on November 19, 2020, Resolute Forest Products, FPInnovations, and Performance BioFilaments won a Technology Partnership award for their commercial facility project specializing in the production of cellulose filaments.
Canada has a long tradition of building with wood. During recent years, the emergence of new engineered-wood products and changes to building codes have led to an innovative approach to constructing taller buildings that are both safe and cost-competitive, while also responding to increasing environmental concerns.
Montreal, Quebec – November 13, 2020 – Following the update on Québec’s economic and financial situation, FPInnovations’ President and Chief Executive Officer, Mr. Stéphane Renou, applauds the commitment of Québec Finance Minister Eric Girard to support innovation for forestry businesses.