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Carbon Capture & Conversion Institute

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CCCI Blog

What do jigsaw puzzles and the CCCI have in common? Find the answer in this piece by CCCI’s Senior Research Director Naoko Ellis.

Facilities

We have options! The CCCI combines early-stage research facilities at the University of British Columbia and state-of-the-art piloting facilities at the Technology Commercialization and Innovation Centre.

Programs and Services

Leadership, guidance and technical expertise. We offer a comprehensive range of services and experts to enable rapid, cost-effective decision-making.

News

Premier Clark announces climate plan at CCCI facility

B.C. Premier Christy Clark announced the province’s Climate Action Plan at the Technology Commercialization and Innovation Centre on August 19. While at the site, which will headquarter the Carbon Capture and Conversion Institute when complete, CMC’s President Richard Adamson toured Premier Clark through a number of displays that had been set up by researchers from… Continue Reading →

Institute featured in article

Dr. Naoko Ellis was recently interviewed about the Carbon Capture and Conversion Institute and the Technology Commercialization and Innovation Centre. The article appeared on the jwnenergy.com site. To read the piece click here.

Executive Director selected to lead institute

CMC Research Institutes is pleased to announce that Goran Vlajnic has been selected as the new Executive Director of its Carbon Capture and Conversion Institute (CCCI), effective July 1. Formerly with Devon Canada, Vlajnic is an energetic and visionary leader with a proven track record in technology development and the transfer of technology from the… Continue Reading →

CCCI featured in international journal

The new Carbon Capture and Conversion Institute (CCCI) is featured in the March/April edition of the Carbon Capture Journal. Richard Adamson, CMC President; Dr. Naoko Ellis, Senior Research Director of the CCCI; and Dr. Hassan Hamza, President of BC Research Inc., talk about the institute and how it will help advance the development of capture… Continue Reading →

Carbon capture and conversion: Opportunities, challenges and potential

What are the challenges, opportunities, and research pathways for carbon capture and conversion? Join us for a free public dialogue with CMC Research Institutes. We’ll discuss those questions and learn about the new Carbon Capture & Conversion Institute, which is situated in Vancouver.

Construction underway on new carbon and capture pilot facility

Although the completion date is still a year away, the thought of working in a new state-of-the art carbon capture and conversion piloting facility has Dr. Naoko Ellis energized and ready to tackle global-sized emissions challenges.

Capture and conversion topic of Vancouver Enterprise Forum

An exciting panel of experts from across Canada will be in Vancouver to discuss the technological and market challenges of developing capture and conversion technologies for large-scale industries.

Shimizu receives prestigious CREATE grant

Chemistry professor George Shimizu is the fourth University of Calgary professor to lead a CREATE Grant from the Natural Sciences and Engineering Research Council of Canada (NSERC).

Capturing carbon for cleantech

CMC Research Institutes, UBC and BC Research recently launched the Carbon Capture and Conversion Institute (CCCI). The non-profit organization will explore the potential of carbon capture on an industry scale.

Researcher enters into partnership with Bow Valley Innovations

University of Calgary research has led to development of a novel material with application for cheaper carbon capture.

Blog

Piecing the Puzzle Together

Author: Naoko Ellis, Senior Research Director, Carbon Capture and Conversion Institute I’m here to tell you what we do at the Carbon Capture and Conversion Institute, or CCCI. The Institute’s mission is to help reduce industrial greenhouse gas emissions, as part of Canada’s response to climate change. Our most exciting project right now is the… Continue Reading →