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About Nextfor

What is Nextfor?

Nextfor is an industry-led ecosystem of intentional collaborations. Together we create and accelerate new technologies for Ontario’s Bio-Economy.

Nextfor’s ecosystem is built on four themes:

Optimize forestry feedstocks.

Explore new market opportunities.

Develop high-functioning value chains.

Educate to drive market traction.

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Looking to invest in Ontario?

Visit the Forest EDGE

This beta version of the Nextfor Innovation Hub was developed by Ontario’s Centre for Research & Innovation in the Bio-economy to promote economic development and investment opportunities in Ontario, and to provide investors with decision-support tools and information related to the province’s forest resources.

Workshop Proceedings

Thank you for all who have participated in our workshops so far. For a full overview of what was discussed at each event, please download the proceeding notes available below. Full presentations from our two guest speakers are available to registered members of the Nextfor forum. Not a registered member? Sign up now at

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