Institute for Chemicals and Fuels from Alternative Resources (ICFAR)

Based at Western University, the Institute for Chemical and Fuels from Alternative Resources (ICFAR) is a pilot plant research space which functions as a bridge between academic bench-top with industrial-scale research. Award winning faculty are based at ICFAR, specializing in biomass and waste conversion, fluid-coking technologies and more. ICFAR faculty make working with industries and governments a priority, which means graduate and undergraduate students receive a highly relevant learning experience at ICFAR.


Environmental Sciences Western Field Station
22312 Wonderland Road North
Ilderton, Ontario
N0M 2A0

Areas of Expertise

Biomass and waste conversion
Fluid-coking technologies


Materials R&D

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Published: September 22, 2021

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