CPIA Ontario Plastics Innovation Forum

Tue, Jun 21, 2011 - Tue, Jun 21, 2011

imgREUesRJItc.pngCPIA hosted another ground-breaking PLASTICS INNOVATION FORUM where academia showcased their work in applied research areas, aimed at assisting the Canadian plastics industry in advancing product and process innovation. 

Who Attended:

CEO's, financial, sales, marketing and manufacturing leaders. 


To facilitate the effective communication of academic applied research germane to Canada’s plastics industry, including the identification of the unmet needs and opportunities of the industry. The forums are designed to bring researchers from universities into contact with plastics industry counterparts to seek functional fits, creating joint applied research projects of value to both parties.   

Provide plastics industry accessibility to a “life-line of scholarly achievement” balanced with strategic government support initiatives intent on fostering discovery, innovation and economic competitiveness.

Canadian plastics industry leaders, in concert with government officials and interested financial investors, will be provided with an opportunity of listening, learning and acting upon the very best of current and prospective Applied Research and Development activities, which may be under way at selected universities throughout Canada.


The forum featured speakers from academia; those who possess insightful and thought provoking Applied and Developing Plastics Research activities applicable to the plastics industry sector.

In addition to the highly informative academia speakers there was a presentation from The Natural Sciences and Engineering Research Council of Canada (NSERC) about how they can help companies and researchers engage in R&D.

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