Organization: National Research Council

IatroQuest receives $4.8 million in financing

IatroQuest Corp has received a $4.8-million private placement to further develop its Bio-Alloy technology platform for the detection of biological and chemical agents. The financing was provided by Investissement Desjardins ($1.5 million), Business Development Bank of Canada ($1.5 million) T2C2 Bio 2000 ($1 million) and several private investors ($800,000). IatroQuest is a spin-off of the…

DynaMotive Energy designing larger biofuel plant

DynaMotive Energy Systems Corp is accelerating developing of its pyrolysis (BioOil) production plants with the objective of adopting a modular design for boosting plant capacity. The new plant design will allow the conversion of 100 tonnes per day of biomass to energy for use in power plants geared for alternative fuel sources. The Vancouver-based firm…

ARC and EVI collaborate on fuel cell prototypes

The Alberta Research Council (ARC) and Energy Ventures Inc (EVI), North York ON, have entered into a joint development agreement to create commercial prototypes of EVI’s direct methanol fuel cell technology. The technology eliminates the need for expensive and complex hydrogen infrastructure associated with other fuel cell systems. The technology, which was developed in collaboration…