Global manufacturer chooses Edmonton for key R&D program

Global manufacturer chooses Edmonton for key R&D program

Hexion Inc. optimistic it can commercialize bioproduct by 2018 A global manufacturer has chosen Edmonton as the site of a technology centre focused on the development of bio-based adhesive resins for wood panels. Hexion Inc. has successfully completed the expansion of...
Studies Seek to Predict the Spread of a Fatal Prion Disease

Studies Seek to Predict the Spread of a Fatal Prion Disease

Dr. Eveyln Merrill, professor in the Department of Biological Sciences at the University of Alberta, is working to predict how a fatal prion disease that affects deer, elk and moose spreads. Transmissible Spongiform Encephalopathy (TSE), or Chronic Wasting Disease...
Innotech Alberta hosts Canada’s first whirling disease lab

Innotech Alberta hosts Canada’s first whirling disease lab

A quick transformation of an InnoTech Alberta facility helped the Government of Alberta set up the country’s first lab to research whirling disease and learn more about its presence in Alberta’s fish populations. The unique facility, previously used for autopsies on...