Posts Tagged ‘FPInnovations’

FPInnovations announces new president and CEO

November 21, 2017

MONTREAL – An experienced research leader will take over as president and CEO of FPInnovations on Dec. 14. Stéphane Renou replaces Pierre Lapointe, who has held this position since December 2008. A native of Montréal, Stéphane Renou has a Master’s degree in Electrical Engineering and a Ph.D. in Chemical Engineering.

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New Woodrise Alliance works toward low-carbon construction

September 19, 2017

MONTREAL – On September 14, in Bordeaux, France, representatives at Woodrise 2017, a congress dedicated to midrise and tall wood buildings, made a formal call to take one step closer toward carbon neutrality by strengthening the share of wood used in building construction. Alain Juppé, former French Prime Minister and

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FPInnovations participates in tall wood buildings conference

September 14, 2017

MONTREAL – WoodRise, a global conference dedicated to mid-rise and tall wood buildings, is running in Bordeaux, France, this week. Organised by the Institut technologique FCBA (France), FPInnovations (Canada), and the Building Research Institute (Japan), with the participation of ADIVbois, WoodRise will bring together more than 1500 international stakeholders from the wood, construction and

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Quebec conference on tall wood buildings to follow France event

September 12, 2017

On September 12-15, the city of Bordeaux in France will be hosting the first edition of the WoodRise World Congress, an event aimed at showcasing international scientific and technological excellence in mid-rise and high-rise wood buildings. FPInnovations is an organizer of the WoodRise Congress. As a follow-up to this event, professionals

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