Organization: Composites Innovation Centre

CLS joins Composites Research Network

The Saskatoon-based Canadian Light Source has joined the Composites Research Network (CRN) — a western Canadian-based organization supporting the composites industry. The network is led by the Univ of British Columbia which was awarded $9.8 million in early 2012 from Western Economic Diversification Canada. CRN has nodes at UBC, UBC-Okanagan, Univ of Victoria, Univ of…

Composites Innovation Centre receives $6.6 million

The Composites Innovation Centre (CIC) in Winnipeg has received $6.6 million over three years under the Canada-Manitoba Economic Partnership Agreement. Formed in 2003, the not-for-profit corporation is located in the Univ of Manitoba’s Smartpark and has completed a biomaterials laboratory to develop biocomposites from natural fibres such as hemp and flax. It has completed 12…