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Strategic Business Summit

SBS 2015

On Dec. 2-3, 2015, BioFuelNet (BFN) hosted its third annual Strategic Business Summit (SBS) meeting at the Sheraton Wall Centre in Vancouver, B.C.  The event was convened to fine-tune and validate BFN’s strategic directions based on feedback from participants, who included researchers, industry leaders, and government representatives.

See the final report  of the event for all the details and see the photo album!

SBS 2014

On December 1st 2014, BioFuelNet held its second Strategic Business Summit in Toronto, alongside the Canadian Renewable Fuels Association Summit. The Strategic Business Summit brought together senior researchers from Canadian universities, federal regulators, top industry players and the investment community to share strategies on the best path toward a vibrant Canadian bioeconomy, and understand challenges faced by industry.

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2014 Edition: see photos  and newsletter post (Toronto)

2013 Edition: see photos , press release and blog post (Montreal)

Organizations attending the 2014 Strategic Business Summit


University of British Columbia

University of Guelph

McGill University

Université de Sherbrooke

Queen’s University

Ecole Polytechnique

University of Toronto

Saint Mary’s University


Industrial Research Assistance Program

Transport Canada, Civil Aviation

Ag-West Bio Inc.

Ag West

Natural Resources Canada


Transport Canada, Civil Aviation

NRC -Canadian Forestry  Service

OMAFRA (Ontario Ministry of Agriculture, Food and Rural Affairs)

Department of National Defense

Agriculture and Agri-Food Canada



Agrisoma Biosciences Inc.

Air Canada Corp.

Biox Corporation


Canadian Biofuel



Comet Biorefining


COOP carbone

E.I.DuPont Canada Company

Enerkem Inc.

Genera Energy Inc.

GreenField Specialty Alcohols Inc.

IGPC Ethanol Inc.

Inocucor Technologies Inc.

KmX Corporation

La Coop fédérée

Methes Energies Canada Inc.

NorAmera Bioenergy Corp

Noroxel Energy Ltd.

Passmore Group Inc.



Waterfall Group

Western Canada Biodiesel Association


Brookfield Financial

Cycle Capital Management

Foreign Affairs, Trade and Development Canada


MaRS Discovery District

Origin Merchant Partners


Austria BioFuel  /JOANNEUM RESEARCH Forschungsgesellschaft mbH



The Globe & Mail

Wageningen UR Food & Biobased Research

Washington State University



Georgia Tech (USA)

Sustainable Development & Technology Canada

Tsinghua University, Shanghai (China)

UFRRJ (Brazil)

Organizations attending the 2013 Strategic Business Summit

Ag Energy Co-operative Ltd.

Agriculture and Agri-Food Canada

AIRBUS Central Entity

AVT /Société de gestion et d’acquisition de véhicules de transport s.e.n.c. / CUTA

Biofuels Consulting

Biox Corporation

Clairvest Group Inc.

Consulate General of Canada

Cycle Capital Management

Enerkem Inc.

HQ Capitech (Hydro Quebec)


ICAO – Air Transport Bureau – Environment Branch


Inocucor Technologies Inc.

Investissement Quebec / Invest Quebec

Iogen Corporation

La Coop fédérée

Mara Renewables Corporation

McGill University

McGill University Business Engagement Center (MUBEC)

McGill University,  Office of Sponsored Research – Grants and Foundations

Ministry of the Economy, Saskatchewan

Networks of Centres of Excellence

NorAmera Bioenergy Corp

Noroxel Energy Ltd.

Pratt & Whitney Canada (P&WC)

Quebec: Ministère des finances et de l’économie

Queen’s University

Raymond James & Associates

Rothsay / a division of Darling International Canada Inc.

Sabrtech Inc.

Saint Mary’s University

The University of Western Ontario (ICFAR)

TriState Ventures – Eaton & Van Winkle LLP

Université de Sherbrooke

University of Alberta

University of Manitoba

University of Toronto

Waterfall Group