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BioFibres for industry – from field to factory

Biofibres for industry was officially launched by the Minister Gavin Jennings (Minister for the Environment, Climate Change and Innovation) at the Biofibres for Industry workshop on Wednesday 29 October.

The workshop has been planned to coincide with AusBiotech 2008 (Melbourne Oct 26th – 29th 2008), Canada and Manitoba are key exhibitors at this conference, and the Federal Government Industrial Bio workshop (Melbourne, Oct 30th 2008).

Venue: Suites 1&2, Level 5, Melbourne Exhibition Centre (Jeff’s Shed), 2 Clarendon Street, Melbourne

This event has been organised by the Composites CRC in collaboration with the Composites Innovation Centre Manitoba, Canada and CSIRO to:

Strengthen ties between the Canadian and Australian natural fibre sectors;

Build Agricultural BioFibre industries in Australia;

Leverage existing Canadian strengths

Learn from North American experiences; and

Develop opportunities, links and collaborations throughout the entire product life cycle in Australia.