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CelluForce to participate at first Brazil-Canada workshop on nanotechnology in Sao Paulo, Brazil, Dec. 6

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CelluForce to participate at first Brazil-Canada workshop on nanotechnology in Sao Paulo, Brazil, Dec. 6

December 04, 2012 - 14:06

MONTREAL, Dec. 3, 2012 (Press Release) -CelluForce, the world leader in the commercial development of NanoCrystalline Cellulose (NCC), also referred to as Cellulose Nanocrystals (CNC), is participating in the first Brazil-Canada workshop on nanotechnology in Sao Paulo, Brazil on Thursday, December 6, 2012. Richard Berry, Vice-President and Chief Technology Officer of CelluForce, will provide an overview of the current knowledge of NCC including the state of development, potential applications as well as health and safety practices.

This workshop, organized by Nanotechnology Coordination at the Brazilian Ministry for Science Technology and Innovation and the Energy and Nuclear Research National Institute (IPEN), aims to identify prospective nanotechnology projects where Brazil and Canada can cooperate. Distinguished members from industry and academia will share their knowledge and expectations on the subject.

Media representatives are invited to attend:

What:Nanomaterials From Trees - Harnessing The Power of Nature's Basic Elements

Who:Richard Berry, Vice President and Chief Technology Officer, CelluForce

When:December 6th at 14:45 (GMT -3)

Where:IPEN, Sao Paulo University Campus,Av. Lineu Prestes 2242 - Cidade Universitária - CEP: 05508-000

About CelluForce Inc.

CelluForce Inc. is the world leader in the commercial development of NanoCrystalline Cellulose (NCC), also referred to as Cellulose Nanocrystals (CNC). The company is a joint venture of Domtar Corporation and FPInnovations. CelluForce manufactures NCC/CNC in the world's first demonstration plant of its kind, located in Windsor, Québec, develops new applications for NCC/CNC, markets and sells it. The company currently has a workforce of 40 employees and its head office is in Montreal. http://www.celluforce.com/