NEWS Press releases Dec 7, 2012

Bio Economy Network – Creating a Canadian Advantage In The Bio-Economy

December 4, 2012-OTTAWA: A group of industry associations is joining forces in a new Bio- economy network (BEN) to explore ways to take advantage of the significant emerging potential in the global marketplace for bio-based products.

The announcement was made today at the Canadian Renewable Fuels Summit taking place in Ottawa. BEN represents about 800 member companies that support more than two million jobs in areas such as the auto parts, biotech, chemical, agriculture and forest products industries. So far nine industry associations have joined and other associations are invited to sign up as well to explore new business modes and partnerships across sectors.

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