Organization: Alberta Agricultural Research Institute

Manure conversion technology receives $7.9M

Technology developed by the Alberta Research Council (ARC) to turn manure into energy, bio-based fertilizers and reusable water has received $7.9 million in funding. The Integrated Manure Utilization System (IMUS) will be pilot tested by Highmark Renewables, a subsidiary of Highland Feeders feedlot in Vegreville AB. The project will produce one megawatt of electricity from…

Agbiotech spin-off receives $2.3 million

A new Univ of Alberta spin-off has received $2.3 million in venture capital from AVAC Ltd, Calgary and Foragen Technologies Management Inc, Saskatoon. Ceven Bioproducts Inc was created to commercialize new grain fractionation technology developed at the U of A by Dr Feral Temelli and Dr Thava Vasanthan. The technology when applied to cereal grains…