BPI Researchers Awarded CFI and NSERC Grants for Advancing Bioeconomy

BPI Researchers
March 21, 2024

Big congratulations to our researchers for securing CFI and NSERC grants, fueling exciting bioeconomy advancements! 

CFI Innovation Fund Recipients

  • Lacey Samuels & Orlando Rojas - $3.79M for BioSEED-Biopolymer Synthesis, Engineering, Extraction, and Design

NSERC Alliance Grant Recipients

  • Yasmine Abdin - $210K for Graphene-enhanced natural fiber reinforced composites for protective footwear and other high-performance applications

  • John Frostad - $25K for Anti-splash additives for reducing pollution and increasing yield with agricultural sprays

  • Sumi Siddiqua - $25K for Bio-mediated treatment of organic soil with fungal strain Penicillium Chrysogenum and wood fly ash

  • Bhushan Gopaluni - $201K for Modelling and Control for the Advancement of Biologics

  • Madjid Mohseni - $256K for Development of protocols and photoreactors for UV-LED disinfection of indoor air & $893K for Occurrence of per- and poly-fluoroalkyl substances (PFAS) and their removal using novel regenerable ion exchange resins


Click to discover the complete list of the grant recipients 




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