It is well known that Canada is rich in biomass. Less known is the fact that the country also has a myriad of strongly developed industries that can leverage the potential of the bioeconomy. In Canada, small and medium-sized companies and divisions of larger companies from various industries are actively undertaking the commercialization of bioproducts as well as research & development in the conversion of biomass into biofibres, biofuels, biomaterials and bioindustrial oils.  As part of its positioning towards a clean-tech, low carbon economy, Canada is in the midst of developing and aligning policy tools and incentives to unleash such potential.   A Natural Advantage  Canada knows that bioeconomy represents an outstanding opportunity to boost jobs and future econo...