ABIN Funding Announcement

Thu, 03/19/2009

On Thursday, March 19, 2009, at 10:00 am in the lobby of the Thompson Engineering Building at The University of Western Ontario, President & Vice-Chancellor, Dr. Paul Davenport will be welcoming Joe Preston, Member of Parliament for Elgin-Middlesex-London, who will deliver an important funding announcement regarding the Agricultural Biorefinery Innovation Network for Green Energy, Fuels and Chemicals (ABIN). Dr. Ted Hewitt, Vice-President (Research and International Relations) and Dr. Franco Berruti (Director, ICFAR) will acknowledge the generous contribution.

ABIN is a national Network managed through The University of Western Ontario’s Institute for Chemicals and Fuels from Alternative Resources (ICFAR), involving researchers from 11 universities, 4 industries and the federal government (NRC, AAFC). Locally, researchers from Western’s Faculties of Engineering, Science, Schulich School of Medicine & Dentistry and the Richard Ivey School of Business, are participating in the Network, together with leaders from Western’s Research & Development Park and with scientists from London’s branch of Agriculture and Agri-Food Canada. 

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