The Natural Sciences and Engineering Research Council (NSERC) of Canada established the Collaborative Research and Training Experience (CREATE) Program to produce highly qualified personnel in an area of high strategic value to Canada. The CREATE Training Program in Carbon Capture brings together researchers from science, engineering, political science and business from across Canada studying inter-related… Continue Reading →
VANCOUVER, B.C., CANADA — A CDN$3 million international collaboration to optimize a novel carbon capture system could reduce the cost of capturing carbon from industrial processes. Although industry and power generation account for 46 per cent of global greenhouse gas emissions, companies are reluctant to install carbon capture technologies because of high operating costs. U.S…. Continue Reading →
An international delegation with experts from Norway, Germany and Ireland toured carbon capture, storage and conversion sites in Western Canada in February. Delegates on the tour, led by Canadian Ambassador to Norway Artur Wilczynsk, had the option of visiting several sites in Vancouver, Calgary, Edmonton and Regina to learn more about CCUS initiatives. In Vancouver,… Continue Reading →
VANCOUVER — The NRG COSIA Carbon XPRIZE and CMC Research Institutes today announced a partnership that will support teams competing in a $20M global competition to develop cutting-edge technologies that convert carbon dioxide emissions into high-value products. Under the terms of the partnership, teams have the option of using facilities and experts at CMC Research… Continue Reading →
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 →
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.
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 →
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 →
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.
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.