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Congratulations to a “Cleantech Innovation Portal” innovator: Carbonix

We are excited to let you know that an innovative Cleantech Commons Cleantech Innovation Portal client company, Carbonix, has just been announced as the winner of $900,000 in CRIN funding.

Carbonix is a winner in the Reducing Environmental Footprint Technology Competition.

Please join me in extending our congratulations to the entire Carbonix team!

The Cleantech Commons Cleantech Innovation Portal is all about helping Canadian ventures in the cleantech sector create opportunities for growth, scaling, funding, and commercial success.

To learn more or to sign up for free, click here!

For the Reducing Environmental Footprint Technology Competition, projects were assessed on their ability to demonstrate a clear pathway to commercialization and to provide significant environmental benefits that contribute to the target of 100 megatonnes of CO2e reduction by 2033.

Working with Trent University’s chemistry department, Carbonix has developed a proprietary process that can convert large amounts of petroleum coke and boiler char – previously considered waste byproducts – into activated carbon.

Working with Trent University’s chemistry department, Carbonix has developed a patent-pending process that can convert large amounts of petroleum coke and boiler char – previously considered waste byproducts – into advanced nano products that enable operators to achieve their fluid tailings reclamation and GHG reduction targets.

Learn more about the Carbonix technology and their “Tailings Management Through Nano Technologies” solution here!

The processes and products developed by Carbonix are designed to enable a circular economy that converts low-value, sustainably available feedstocks into high-value-add solutions allowing oil sands operators to meet their net-zero emission objectives while mitigating climate-related financial risk.