Dr. Baoling Chen
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.
Jose Feitosa Filho
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.
Bio-Industrial Process Research Centre (BPRC)
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.
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.
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.
Centre for Natural Products and Medical Cannabis (CNPMC)
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.
Institute for Chemicals and Fuels from Alternative Resources (ICFAR)
The Institute for Chemicals and Fuels from Alternative Resources(ICFAR) is a unique research facility that is part of Western University. ICFAR houses pilot plant research space and is a bridge between academic bench-top with industrial-scale research. Award-winning faculty based at ICFAR specialize in biomass and waste conversion into value-added chemicals and fuels, bioproducts characterization and applications, thermochemical reactor technologies and more.