Our Mission, Vision, and History

Our Mandate

Develop transformative, cost-effective, and environmentally-sound technologies and products from renewable resources as a substitute for imported oil-based fuels and petrochemicals that can create new opportunities for the Bioeconomy.

Our Mission

Serve the Canadian forest products sector, other fibre-processing industries, and regional communities in Northwestern Ontario, and contribute to the environmental sustainability and socio-economic prosperity of the region.

Our Vision

Create a world-class centre of excellence that is among the national and international leaders in forest innovation and biomass research.