BIC's Wayne Maddever inducted as a Fellow of the Canadian Academy of Engineering


We are pleased to announce that Bioindustrial Innovation Canada’s (BIC) Portfolio Manager, Dr. Wayne Maddever , P.Eng., has been inducted as a Fellow of the Canadian Academy of Engineering. His citation for the Academy reads:

“Dr. Wayne Maddever has provided exceptional engineering leadership in research and development, production operations and complex engineering projects associated with the growth and development of domestic and international, technology-based companies. He has been the driving force behind industrial and commercial developments through the formulation of strategies for the processing of advanced materials, precision manufacturing, medical devices, recycling, and transformation of waste into energy. His creative activities are exemplified by patents, conference presentations, publications and awards. He has also given exemplary service as a lecturer and student mentor in areas related to entrepreneurship and innovation.”

In addition to his work at BIC, Wayne is also an Entrepreneur in Residence at Haltech Regional Innovation Centre and mentors and lectures at McMaster University in the Master of Engineering Entrepreneurship and Innovation programme.

About the Canadian Academy of Engineering:

The Canadian Academy of Engineering (CAE) is the national institution through which Canada's most distinguished and experienced engineers provide strategic advice on matters of critical importance to Canada. The CAE is an independent, self-governing and non-profit organization established in 1987. Members of the CAE are nominated and elected by their peers to Fellowships, in view of their distinguished achievements and career-long service to the engineering profession. Fellows of the Canadian Academy of Engineering are committed to ensuring that Canada’s engineering expertise is applied to the benefit of all Canadians.

About Bioindustrial Innovation Canada:

Bioindustrial Innovation Canada (BIC) is a nationally focused not-for-profit organization based in Sarnia, Ontario. The Centre for Commercialization of Sustainable Chemistry Innovation (COMM SCI) acts as a hub for the commercialization of sustainable chemistry and bio-based innovation, providing businesses and technical support to participating small- and medium-sized enterprises (SMEs) in southern Ontario. COMM SCI was established with support from the Federal Economic Development Agency for Southern Ontario’s (FedDev Ontario) Investing in Regional Diversification initiative and additional support from the Government of Ontario Ministry of Research, Innovation and Science. BIC creates jobs and economic value sustainably for Canada. We provide critical strategic investment, advice and services to business developers of clean, green and sustainable technologies. Our expertise in commercialization builds a stronger Canada. Visit www.bincanada.ca for more information.

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