Path to 2021

By 2021, Nextfor will have implemented actions to encourage market realization of innovation in the following areas:

Forest Innovation

High Performance Lignin


Ontario has a world-class R&D capacity. How do we build on this strong primary sector to capture the economic benefits?


By 2021, leaders in industry, commerce, governments and research will be aligned on our Bio-Economy’s needs and priorities.


Shared collaboration will show progress towards measurable goals.


New technologies & products will be driven to market with support from the Centre for Research & Innovation in the Bio-Economy (CRIBE).