July 26, 2018

SARNIA, Ontario - As previously announced, Bioindustrial Innovation Canada (BIC) made an investment in Forward Water Technologies (FWT) through BIC’s Centre for Commercialization of Sustainable Chemistry Innovation (COMM SCI), which acts as a hub for the commercialization of sustainable chemistry and bio-based innovation.

Photo caption: Phil Jessop in his lab in Chernoff Hall (Photo credit: Bernard Clark)

Monday, June 18, 2018

By Phil Gaudreau, Senior Communcations Officer

Water purification technology which started in a Queen’s laboratory is one step closer to commercial reality.

In celebration of National Autonomous Vehicle Day on May 31, 2018, the Kanata North Business Association (KNBA), together with Invest Ottawa and Canadian Automated Vehicles Centre of Excellence (CAVCOE), announced the development and launch of Canada’s first Autonomous Vehicle Technology and Innovator Directory.

Lisa Hallsworth can remember the incident that inspired her to create Rillea. Back in 2015, in her previous job as a consulting engineer, she was giving the Kingston Fire Department a tour of a site where she had been advising the company on the storage and use of the chemicals they needed in manufacturing.