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A Renewable Energy & CleanTech Canada Profile

Biorefining Research Institute

Lakehead University, 955 Oliver Rd.
Thunder Bay ON  P7B 5E1

  • Tel: 807-343-8415
  • Fax: 807-343-8240
  • Mgmt: Dr. Sudip Rakshit
  • Mktg:
  • R&D: Dr. Sudip Rakshit
  • R&D: Dr. Sudip Rakshit
  • Est: 2008 - University
  • Rev: $ M
  • Staff: 10–50
  • Bio Energy
  • Bio Mass
  • Bio Diesel
  • Bio Ethanol
  • Biogas
  • Bio Oil
  • Forest Industry
  • Fuel Pellets
  • Cellulose
  • Climate Change
  • Fermentation
  • Renewables

The BRI supports research-based education at both the undergraduate and graduate levels. The vision of the BRI is to develop biorefining & bioenergy processes utilizing  forest biomass and other bioresources. Creating valuable products from renewable biomass, will reduce our dependence upon fossil fuels, while at the same time create new businesses and jobs. Along with training of grad students, the institute envisages collaborative networks with industry, partner universities and research institutions.

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