Western small- and medium-sized businesses in the biomass product sector will see increased export and growth opportunities, thanks to support from the Harper Government announced today by Member of Parliament Joyce Bateman, on behalf of the Honourable Michelle Rempel, Minister of State for Western Economic Diversification.
Federal funding of
- Through this project, Canadian companies will be strategically promoted at international trade shows to ensure maximum exposure and impact.
- The business pavilion includes private meeting space to improve the ability of companies to ""close the deal"" at trade shows.
- Biomass is residual plant matter, or leftover natural fibre, that is recognized as a renewable source of raw material for manufacturing as advances in new technologies and processes are delivering innovative bioproducts, such as biocomposite materials.
""This investment demonstrates our Government's commitment to supporting expanded market opportunities for western Canadian businesses. Our investment will help to promote innovative products, and create new jobs and economic opportunities.""
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