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BioMass Cluster Gets $7M in Canadian Government Funding

The federal government is providing up to $7M to subsidize research into biomasses—plant or animal material used for energy production. The funding will support BioMass Canada (BMC), a research cluster focused on improving technologies for processing agricultural biomass, including waste materials, as a basis for renewable energy.

Funding will come from

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Advancing R&D in Ontario: NRC Manufacturing and Automotive Innovation Hub

The National Research Council (NRC) of Canada’s focus is to assist Canadian manufacturers in adapting to advanced manufacturing – including mass customization, process industrialization, and factory automation to increase the productivity and competitiveness of various sectors of Canadian industry.

To address these opportunities for advancement, there is a high-tech space for

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Your Business’s Secret Weapon: Generation X

There has been an abundance of smart articles and blog posts in recent years on millennials in the workforce and how employers can meet this generation’s needs in order to increase retention. There have also been several corresponding articles on how best to leverage the experience and wisdom of near-retirement

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R&D for Cannabis Beer Receives $45K in NSERC & OCE Grants

Province Brands of Canada, the company that is developing the world’s first beers brewed from the cannabis plant, will collaborate with the University of Western Ontario to research innovative yeasts. Financial support for the project will come from a $45,000 research grant from Ontario Centre of Excellence’s (OCE) Voucher for Innovation and Productivity

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