It is obvious that Internet has become an integral part of our daily personal and work lives and a fundamental driver of productivity. However, we take Internet connectivity and LTE networks for granted and often forget that it hadn’t entirely reached remote areas, notably the forest. Well, until now!

Montreal, Quebec – March 10, 2020 – Following the tabling of the Quebec government’s 2020-2021 budget, Stéphane Renou, FPInnovations’ president & CEO, applauds the government’s commitment to fight climate change and its desire to build a green economy in which the forest sector can make a significant contribution.

FPInnovations scientists Wadood Hamad, Chuanwei Miao and former colleague Stephanie Beck, recently published an article in the U.S. science journal, “Industrial Biotechnology”, about advancements in the research and development of cellulose filaments (CFs) and cellulose nanocrystals (CNCs).

Women in forestry hold a variety of roles throughout the industry’s many sectors and their contributions are numerous. Within the last several years, women have ascended to top management roles where their perspectives generate new ideas.

Canada is a winter nation resulting in Canadians spending millions of dollars each year to pay for necessary heat. With increasing heating costs and climate change becoming top of mind, communities are taking a more serious look at energy alternatives.

Montreal, Quebec – February, 25, 2020 FPInnovations, a non-profit specializing in creating solutions that support the global competitiveness of the Canadian forest sector, and its government and industry partners, today launched the all-new 2019 2nd edition of the building-construction game-changing, “Canadian CLT Handbook.”

Post-harvest forest residue surveys are crucial for assessing harvest efficiency; accounting for merchantable waste, marketable fiber for secondary use, or available bioenergy biomass; compliance of ecological objectives such as coarse woody debris or understanding carbon budgets.

The countdown to FPInnovations’ much anticipated Applied Tissue Course taking place at the organization’s Montreal, Quebec location on May 12 and 13, has begun. Registration is open to participants including students, who are interested in learning more about tissue manufacturing.

Designers and regulators are increasingly rationalizing for climate change (CC) in stream crossing designs. Accounting for CC when rationalizing design floods in small and remote watersheds is an especially difficult task, in part due to lacking historic data that can inform future projections.

Montreal, January 15, 2020FPInnovations is pleased to announce that its cellulose filament production technology will once again be brought to a commercial scale following Resolute Forest Products‘ announcement of a $27.7 million investment in its Kénogami plant in Quebec.

Montreal, Quebec – December 18, 2019 Lim Geomatics, a software and consulting company that leverages innovative technology to create geospatial products and services in the natural resources sector, and FPInnovations, a non-profit organization that specializes in the creation of solutions that support the Canadian forest sector’s global competitiveness, have developed a strategic partnership to continue blazing an exciting digital trail for the forest industry.

A few years ago, FPInnovations undertook a research project to facilitate the automated separation of wood species. The project, which initially targeted the pulp and paper sector, gradually turned into an advanced vision tool for the development of real-time adaptive control technologies applicable to sawmills. 

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