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News Release: FPInnovations and Groupements forestiers Québec receive $6.7M in funding from MEI to drive the forest sector’s digital transformation

Montréal, Québec – April 20, 2022 – Groupements forestiers Québec, a powerful force in Québec forestry with its more than 26,000 private forest landowners, and FPInnovations, a private not-for-profit organization that specializes in the creation…

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News release: FPInnovations introduces world’s first ready-to-produce biodegradable and eco-friendly non-medical mask

Montreal, February 26, 2021 – FPInnovations, a Canadian research and development centre, has successfully developed a biodegradable mask ready to be manufactured in Canada and ready for public use. The biodegradable mask is now ready…

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News release: FPInnovations applauds the Québec government’s support of the development of innovative solutions for the forest sector

Montreal, Quebec – November 13, 2020 – Following the update on Québec’s economic and financial situation, FPInnovations’ President and Chief Executive Officer, Mr. Stéphane Renou, applauds the commitment of Québec Finance Minister Eric Girard to…

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News release: FPInnovations completes phase 1 of development of biodegradable disposable masks from Canadian forests

Montreal, September 16, 2020 – FPInnovations, a Canadian research centre, has successfully completed phase 1 in the development of biodegradable disposable face masks, and is ready to begin the second phase which is expected to…

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News release: FPInnovations’ cellulose filament technology will be produced by Resolute

Montreal, January 15, 2020 – FPInnovations 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…