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Dr. Baoling Chen

Manager, CBARN

Dr. Baoling Chen is the Manager of the Canadian Bio-Cleantech Applied Research Network (CBARN), a Lambton College led network of four college institutions providing access to research and innovation in the bio-cleantech industry. In this role, Dr. Chen is responsible for the overall management of the large multi-institutional FedDev Ontario grant including coordinating with funders, other colleges and industry partners. In addition to her role as CBARN Manager, Dr. Chen is the chair holder of the Industrial Research Chair for Colleges (IRCC) at Lambton College.  

Dr. Chen joined Lambton College in 2016 as a researcher and the Bio-Industrial Process Research Centre (BPRC) Coordinator before taking on the role of IRCC. Dr. Chen has a PhD in Chemical Engineering from the University of Waterloo, holds a Professional Engineer license from the Province of Ontario and has a Project Management Professional designation from Project Management Institute. Her research focus is Advanced Biotechnology and Natural Health Products.

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Jose Feitosa Filho

Coordinator, CBARN

Jose Feitosa Filho is the Coordinator of the Bio-Cleantech Applied Research Network (CBARN) Coordinator a Lambton College led network of four college institutions providing access to research and innovation in the bio-cleantech industry. In his role, Jose works with multiple departments to operate the large, multi-institutional CBARN grant.

Jose previously worked as Business Development Assistant with Lambton College Lambton Water Centre under the Research & Innovation department. In this role, Jose assisted in reaching out to companies interested in developing research projects and product development in the areas of water and wastewater. Prior to his time at Lambton College, Jose worked as an Environmental, Health and Safety Officer with the Brazilian Army for 8 years, coordinating projects in the areas of environmental compliance and remediation of contaminated and degraded areas. Jose has a Bachelor's degree in Environmental Engineering and a Postgraduate degree in Health & Safety Engineering, both in Brazil. Jose Recently graduated from the Business Management program at Lambton College.

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Lambton College

Bio-Industrial Process Research Centre (BPRC)
Sarnia, Ontario

Lambton College is a leading research college in Canada and the lead partner of CBARN, providing management of the overall project. Research and Innovation has been the key focus and commitment for Lambton and as part of this commitment, the College established the Centre of Excellence for Energy & Bio- Industrial Technology in 2015 in an effort to support industries and businesses through applied research, development, commercialization, incubation, prototyping, and pilot plant studies to develop new or improved technologies, products and processes.

Capabilities:

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  • Developing advanced, affordable biomaterials from waste and agriculture biomass
  • Pharmaceuticals and natural health products
  • Advanced manufacturing
  • Product quality control
  • Fermentation and downstream process
  • Food & beverage
  • Biofuels, biochemicals and biomaterials
  • Cultivation, extraction and chemical analysis
  • Bio process instrumentation and process control
  • Digital technology for bio process

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Fanshawe College

CARIB
London, Ontario

Fanshawe College has established expertise in bio-technology through the CARIB (Centre for Applied Research and Innovation in Biotechnology) laboratories, and in particular focuses on servicing agricultural and food-processing industries. CARIB will support cleantech companies in the bioeconomy through CBARN on projects that reduce waste in the food production process chain or that produce food products that are more nutritious while reducing the environmental impact.  CARIB supports the agricultural and food industry through the development of new products, as well as product and process improvements.  

Capabilities:

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  • Analyses of fats, carbohydrates, proteins, sugars, vitamins, minerals, and trace elements
  • Food traceability
  • Food or product shelf life testing
  • Calorie analysis
  • Beverage fermentations
  • CO2 extractions
  • Spray drying
  • Ingredient encapsulation
  • Waste reduction and/or valorization
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Mohawk College

IDEAWORKS
Hamilton, Ontario

Mohawk College is a top-tier Applied Research institution.  IDEAWORKS, its research hub, has dedicated Research Chairs, faculty and students, and extensive partnerships with industry.  Together, their work advances Sustainability goals while contributing to the Ontario economy.

Capabilities:

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  • Biofuel production and emissions testing
  • Cell culture and molecular biological assays to create and test sustainable biproducts
  • Microbiological assays to isolate and test microbes that degrade toxins
  • Bioreactors to grow microbes and isolate bioproducts
  • Recombinant DNA technology to improve clean-tech bioproducts, microbes, plants etc.
  • Wastewater sampling and analysis
  • Big data analysis to assess pollutants
  • Energy, power and resource management
  • Additive manufacturing and 3D printing to create cleantech materials
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Loyalist College

Centre for Natural Products and Medical Cannabis (CNPMC)
Belleville, Ontario

Ranked one of Canada’s top 50 research colleges, Loyalist College empowers students, faculty, staff, and partners through experiential, industry cluster-based education, training and applied research programs. As Ontario’s Destination College, the College provides job-ready graduates for, and knowledge transfer to, industry and the community. Loyalist houses Canada’s only Technology Access Centre for Natural Products and Medical Cannabis.

Capabilities:

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  • Applied chemistry
  • Green extraction
  • Advanced analytics to include innovative
  • Formulation and product development
  • Applied biotechnology  
  • Synthetic biology
  • Genomics
The Canadian Bio-Cleantech Applied ResearchNetwork (CBARN) is a network of Southern Ontario Colleges who collaborate with small and medium sized bio-based companies.
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