Xerox Research Centre Canada enters partnership supporting green technologies

Agreement with GreenCentre Canada aims to help commercialize technologies engineered to be safe, energy efficient and environmentally sustainable

October 1, 2014
by PurchasingB2B Staff
Xerox Research Centre of Canada (CNW Group/Xerox Canada)

Xerox Research Centre of Canada (CNW Group/Xerox Canada)

MISSISSAUGA—The Xerox Research Centre Canada has signed an agreement with GreenCentre Canada, a national centre of excellence working with academia and industrial partners to identify and develop green technologies.  As part of the agreement, XRCC will provide process engineering, scale-up, pilot testing, and developmental support to help accelerate the commercialization of GreenCentre’s materials science breakthroughs.

“The Xerox Research Centre Canada is recognized as a centre of excellence for materials science and engineering,” said Paul Smith, vice-president and director of the research centre. “Our partnership with GreenCentre extends our foundation of chemical engineering best practices and green materials science. It also underscores our commitment to sustainability and environmental responsibility in all of our materials and processes, while helping to nurture the growth of innovation here in Canada.”

Scientists at XRCC specialize in the design and development of electronic materials and specialty components; green chemistry; coatings; applied nanotechnology; polymer science; engineering; and, pilot plant scale-up.

Located near Toronto, XRCC is part of the global Xerox Innovation Group made up of researchers and engineers in four research centres. Each centre leverages XRCC’s integrated, global materials research and development mandate.