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July 20, 2023 - The path to Sarnia's newest biochemical plant is quite an Origin story.

March 28, 2023 - 3E Nano, a technology start-up poised to disrupt the window market, is pleased to announce it secured a US$4 million Series Seed funding round.


The syndicated raise was led by Energy Foundry and includes major investors MUUS Climate Partners, ACT Venture Partners, Creative Ventures, and New Climate Ventures.


Additional climate impact investors participated in the round with significant contributions from Vectors Capital and VertueLab.

September 15, 2022 - The Board of Directors is pleased to announce the immediate appointment of Mr. Wayne Maddever, Ph.D., FCAE, P.Eng. as
the Chief Executive Officer of FireRein Incorporated.

Wayne’s experience in private and public companies, both domestically and internationally, spans a variety of industries,
including bio and advanced materials, precision manufacturing, recycling, waste-to-energy, and medical devices. 

February 22, 2022 - The adoption of water treatment technologies has drastically increased as efforts to preserve and protect the planet have risen to all-time highs.Companies like Forward Water Technologies Corp. (TSXV:FWTCForum) are at the forefront of this innovative market thanks to its proprietary forward osmosis technology.

November 17, 2021 - Greyter is celebrating a new partnership with Purolator in being chosen to manage water efficiency at a new shipping and courier center in Etobicoke, Ontario. Greyter was chosen as a part of a plan to help Toronto with their "Green Standard", a sustainability initiative.

Brantford, ON (June 23, 2021) — The Government of Canada has awarded $300,000 CN to GREENMANTRA to develop an efficient and cost-effective system for recycling Personal Protective Equipment (PPE) being disposed of by Canada’s health care sector and the general public. Disposable PPE such as medical masks, respirators, and surgical gowns are mostly made with petroleum-based, non-biodegradable polymers. The physical form and level of contamination limits the viable outlets for PPE waste streams. 

July 13, 2023 - Cold Plasma Group Inc. (CPG), a Canadian tech company focused on commercial implementation of plasma applications for industry, is pleased to announce it has completed a cooperation and licencing agreement with GOC-NEXUS Europe GmbH (GOC-NEXUS) to supply and to further scale-up CPG’s plasma sterilization technology for cannabis.

January 25, 2023 - Bioindustrial Innovation Canada (BIC) is pleased to announce a recent investment through their Sustainable Chemistry Alliance Fund into Ardra Inc., a Toronto-based company that has developed and is commercializing a biomanufacturing-based route to produce natural food ingredients at reduced costs.

March 29, 2022 - FireRein Inc. is pleased to welcome Preeya Handa Bhardwaj to the FireRein board of directors. Following the appointment of Preeya, who will be leading our retail expansion and marketing, the board will comprise six directors.


Preeya is a dynamic and accomplished business executive with 23 years of experience at Procter & Gamble and, most recently, as the founder of Handa Consulting Group Inc.

November 16, 2021 - As the world moves to a lower-carbon future, Woodland Biofuels is taking a second look at what it plans to make at a biochemical plant planned for Sarnia.

August 11, 2021 -Li-Cycle (LICY) is a lithium-ion and E.V battery recycling company and it began trading on the NYSE today, Ajay Kochhar, President, CEO, and Co-Founder of Li-Cycle, joins Oliver Renick to give an overview of the company.

March 30, 2023 - Bench-scale results validate Origin’s carbon black as high-performance bio-based tire filler which can be blended into mechanical rubber goods and automotive applications.

October 13, 2022 - Now in its eighth year, Fortune’s Change the World list showcases more than 50 companies that have made an important social or environmental impact through activities that are part of their core business strategy.


This year's list included 54 companies with 31 from North America.

We are so proud to share that our partners at Li-Cycle are one of the selected companies! Full press release linked above. 

March 25, 2022 - Two of BIC's investment partners are making waves in the recycling space and CBC is taking notice. Check out this article that outlines the ways GreenMantra and Pyrowave are changing the game when it comes to sustainable chemistry in food packaging.

November 19, 2021 - Li-Cycle's work in the sustainability space with their lithium-ion battery resource recovery and recycling in North America has been recognized by a big player, and this is just the beginning.

July 31, 2021 - CO2 GRO Inc. is Pleased to Present a recent Globe and Mail Article Profiling CO2 GRO and Four Other companies Capturing Carbons Potential

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