Advanced Forest Bio-Materials Laboratory

Organizational focus: The Advanced Forest Bio-Materials Laboratory focuses on developing environmentally friendly bio-based composites.

Who they are: Based at the University of Toronto, the Advanced Forest Bio-Materials Laboratory is a research group that specializes in forest-based biomaterials science and composites. The lab is working on converting forest waste into useful products used in manufacturing, infrastructure, and the automotive sector.

What they offer: The laboratory offers research across several areas related to bio-based composites. This includes chemicals and adhesives from forest biomass conversion, bio-based composites, the development of lightweight sandwich panels, high-yield pulp utilization in digital printing, paper-based sensors and devices, and products from renewable forest resources. 


Advanced Forest Biomaterials Laboratory
Institute of Forestry and Conservation
University of Toronto
33 Willcocks St
Toronto, ON
M5S 3B3

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Published: April 1, 2024

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