Competitive Green Technologies of Leamington, Ontario, Canada is profiled in Episode 2 of the Ontario Game Changers in Agriculture series. CG Technologies, an innovative producer of miscanthus based bioresin, is taking technology developed at the University of Guelph's Bioproducts Discovery and Development Centre to a commercial scale application. The bioresin will be mixed with recycled plastic to produce flower pots which will be sold in retail stores across the country.
Spearheaded by Dr. Manju Misra (featured in the video) and Dr. Amar Mohanty, the University's BDDC is well-known for its bio-composite research. By teaming up with CG Technologies, the BDDC is able to commercialize its products for high yield manufacturing. With their consistent innovation and practical application goals, the BDDC has accomplished bringing university laboratory research to the market industry.
BDDC & CG Technologies