News Releases

Articles & Press Releases

Enjoy videos from the 2013 MWP Symposium here; http://mwp.org/symposium/symposium-2013/ 



Congratulations to Dr. Derek Gray who was awarded the prestigious 2013 Marcus Wallenberg Prize; http://mwp.org/the-2013-marcus-wallenberg-prize-is-being-awarded-to-professor-derek-gray/

The ArboraNano Annual Report for 2012-2013 is now available for download; please click here

Congratulations to Dr. Derek Gray of McGill University , who was awarded a 2012 Synergy Award for Innovation for his collaborative work with FPInnovations, CelluForce and ArboraNano; http://fpinnovations.ca/MediaCentre/PressReleases/2013/0227-fpinnovations-congratulates-dr-derek-gray-on-award-winning-cellulose-nanocrystal-research.pdf

NanoCellulose: What it can do for your business, as featured in The National Post, August 30, 2012; click here for a copy of our advertisement

The National Post devotedArboraNano is pleased to present its Corporate Annual Report for 2011-2012; click here to read report

The Alberta Centre for Advanced Micro & Nano Technology Products (ACAMP) will host the Wave Conference 2013. Register here: http://www.wave2013.com/

Congratulations to ArboraNano Project Leader, Mark MacLachlan who was awarded with the esteemed 2012 E.W.R. Steacie Memorial Fellowship; http://www.chem.ubc.ca/about/news/0011282/professor-mark-maclachlan-honoured-national-award

ArboraNano receives “Celebrate Partnerships!” award for role in NanoCrystalline Cellulose Commercialization Effort; http://www.arboranano.ca/page.aspx?page_id=131

Nanocellulose has paper potential; http://www.rsc.org/chemistryworld/News/2012/February/cellulose-nanomaterial-paper-environment.asp

ArboraNano in Washington, DC for a two-day shindig on nanotechnology and economic impacts; http://www.frogheart.ca/?p=5749

Ottawa may extend programs to foster innovation in forestry; http://www.canadianbusiness.com/article/68821--ottawa-may-extend-programs-to-foster-innovation-in-forestry-industry-minister

Forestry: Industry 'survivors' see profits ahead; http://www.montrealgazette.com/business/Forestry+Industry+survivors+profits+ahead/6081583/story.html

CelluForce plant opening "a significant milestone"; http://www.montrealgazette.com/technology/CelluForce+plant+opening+significant+milestone/6057843/story.html

Minister Joe Oliver Helps Open World's First Commercial-scale; http://www.nrcan.gc.ca/media-room/news-release/2012/11/3693?rss

A wood pulp product that's stronger than steel; http://www.theglobeandmail.com/report-on-business/rob-magazine/a-wood-pulp-product-thats-stronger-than-steel/article2286354/ 



CelluForce, an ArboraNano Network Member, demonstrates the unique prpoerties of NCC in a beautifully-crafted video; http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=xlGgpNBXHB0

Nanocrystalline cellulose is breathing new life into Canada’s forest industry; http://www.universityaffairs.ca/nanocrystalline-cellulose-is-breathing-new-life-into-Canadas-forest-industry.aspx  

How NCC may improve drilling mud: Ron Crotogino discusses the innovation with Alberta Oil Magazine; http://www.albertaoilmagazine.com/2011/06/strange-brew/

12th International Conference on Biocomposites: Transition to Green Materials to take place May 6-8, 2012 in Niagara Falls; Biocomposites Conference Niagara 2012.pdf

ArboraNano Launches Nine New Projects to Develop High-Performance Products Using Forest-Derived Nanomaterials; http://www.arboranano.ca/Launch-of-9-new-projects.aspx

ArboraNano Network Director receives John S. Bates Memorial Gold Medal during PaperWeek Canada; 
http://paperweekcanada.ca/awardsWed.html

Industry can see forest for the trees (courtesy of the Montreal Gazette); http://www.montrealgazette.com/news/todays-paper/Industry+forest+trees/4222295/story.html

Two ArboraNano members were recently interviewed by a French-language scientific radio program, Je vote pour la science, to talk about NCC; http://www.arboranano.ca/page.aspx?page_id=83

ArboraNano Network Director Appears Before the Standing Senate Committee on Agriculture and Forestry; http://www.arboranano.ca/page.aspx?page_id=75

Domtar and FPInnovations join forces to develop innovative fiber-based nanotechnologies at new demonstration plant; http://www.arboranano.ca/page.aspx?page_id=76

Thing Small, Grow Big; http://www.arboranano.ca/page.aspx?page_id=77

Télé-Québec, a public educational television network, visits the laboratories of FPInnovations to explore the properties and potentials of NanoCrystalline Cellulose (NCC). (Video available in French only.) http://www.arboranano.ca/page.aspx?page_id=77

Dr. Richard Berry, from FPInnovations and a member of the ArboraNano Scientific Committee talks about Nanocrystalline cellulose, the NCC pilot plant and more with popular nanotech blog site; http://www.frogheart.ca/?p=1922

ArboraNano is pleased to present its Corporate Annual Report for Fiscal Year 1 to the Business-Led Networks of Centres of Excellence (BL-NCE); click here to read report

ArboraNano is proud to announce the results of a competition sponsored by ArboraNano and the Fonds québécois de la recherche sur la nature et les technologies (FQRNT), as part of the Program for Research in Partnership on Nanotechnologies for the Forest Sector;
Click here for more information

CALL FOR PRESENTATIONS/POSTERS: 2010 TAPPI International Conference on Nanotechnology for the Forest Products Industry 
Click here for more information

A new class of nanomaterials becoming a transformative technology for multiple industries: ArboraNano is featured in NSERC's e-news.
Click here to read the article.

CBC News discusses Nanocrystalline Cellulose (NCC) and how it will reshape, redefine and revitalize the plastics industry.
Click here to read the article.

Montréal, Québec, December 7, 2009 — Pierre Lapointe was appointed chairman of the Board of Directors of ArboraNano, the Canadian Forest NanoProducts Network, on November 16, 2009, in Edmonton, Alberta.
 Click here to read announcement

Launch of a Partnership Research Program on Nanotechnologies for the Forest Sector for the Creation of High Technology Products. 
 Click here to read the announcement

ArboraNano Network Director, Ron Crotogino sits down with Canadian Business Online to discuss ArboraNano, Nanocrystalline Cellulose (NCC), and the revival of the Canadian Forest Industry.
Click here to read the article

Small Science, Big Business: Forest Industry Embraces Nanotechnology by Vincent Wright for the Natural Sciences and Engineering Research Council of Canada (NSERC).
Click here to read the article

Press Releases: ArboraNano – the Canadian Forest NanoProducts Network selected as a new Business-led Network funded by the Government of Canada.
Click here to download PDF

ArboraNano was supported by the federal government through a Networks of Centers of Excellence program.
 
Founding Members: