Supporting Circular Economy through Innovations in Sustainable Materials

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BioComposites Research Network (BioCRN) is a Canadian-International network launched by UBC Cluster of Research Excellence in Biocomposites aiming to undertake highly collaborative research projects to develop novel biocomposites (including biofibres and bioplastics) from agricultural and forestry feedstocks that will minimise the impact of conventional plastic-based materials on the environment.

The undertaking research projects focus on the entire production supply chain, from biomass feedstock genetics and biocomposites manufacturing to multi-criterial performance assessment of the final product, including durability, end-of-life and socio-economic impact.

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Seminar EventThursday, April 29, 2021, 1:00-3:30 pm PST


Our third research seminar event, which will be held online, features 6 speakers from academia and industry.

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Circular Economy Seed Funding


The fund will support university-industry projects aiming to develop circular solutions along the life cycles of products and materials.

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