$20 million for Cellulosic Biofuels Network

January 23, 2009

The federal government announced last Thursday a $20-million investment in the creation of the Cellulosic Biofuels Network, whose research purpose is to increase the efficiency and reduce the costs associated with the production of cellulosic ethanol, particularly from agricultural biomass. The universities participating in the research network include Concordia, UBC, uOttawa, uSask, UOIT, uAlberta, Ryerson, uMontreal, and uToronto. Canada News Release | Manitoba Co-operator