Special to The Digest If you heard Canada is sitting on an untapped $200 billion/year sustainable economic development opportunity for forestry, agriculture and municipal solid waste, would you not want to hear more? In its May 2020 report “The Bio Revolution: Innovations transforming economies, societies, and our lives” McKinsey Global Institute wrote: “The direct […]
Session Chair: Jordan Solomon, President and CEO, ECOSTRAT Panelists: Dan Wicklum, President and CEO, The Transition Accelerator Jim Philp, Industrial Biotechnology Policy Analyst, OECD Elizabeth May, Member of Parliament, Saanich-Gulf Islands, Immediate Past Leader, Green Party of Canada Neeraj Nandurdikar, Co-Author, “Leading Complex Projects,” Director, Energy Practice, Independent Project Analysis Inc. David Golden, Immediate past Senior […]
Jeff Passmore, CACOR Board of Directors, explains how biology can mitigate Climate Change and the results of the recently concluded 2020 Scaling Up conference. Founded in 2016 “Scaling Up” addresses the full range of commercialization challenges faced by industrial bioeconomy start-ups. Such challenges include growing beyond research and demonstration, partnerships and intellectual property protection, marketing, […]
Jeff Passmore, CACOR Director, presents a recent interview. Takeaways The global industrial bioeconomy is set to reach at least $2 trillion a year by 2030 to 2040, and Canada has the resources to capture 10% of that value. The main commercialization challenges in Canada are the subsidization of fossil fuels, a lack of government procurement […]
https://youtu.be/fqZna6Y4f7Q The Presentation deck is here. The CHAT Box contents are here.