We perform advanced scientific research and provide research services and technology development for the sustainable transformation of Canadian bio-based resources into higher-value products.
Services and information
Technical and advisory services
- Analytical chemistry services
- Bio-analysis and pre-clinical validation
- Bioconversion and bioprocessing
- Characterization, quality assurance and quality control
- DNA sequencing, genotyping and bioinformatics
- Environmental toxicology
- Imaging, fluorescence and microscopy
- Nuclear magnetic resonance (NMR) spectroscopy
- Seed oil analysis and Oilseed trait engineering
- Plant cell technology and tissue culture
- Plant hormone profiling
Delivering market-ready bio-based products may require additional technologies, process methodologies, genes, or libraries of natural compounds. We extend licensing opportunities for varied applications and geographical regions. Contact our business experts to discuss your needs and find out how partnership with NRC may accelerate your time to market.
We collaborate with industry, academia and government partners to develop and transform agricultural and marine bioresources into food, feed and ingredients, and other high value bioproducts.
The services we offer include:
- Collaborative research opportunities
- Access to expert researchers and technicians
- Scientific advice and technical services
- Projects tailored to your needs using our specialized facilities
- Research and development support
Our goal is to help strengthen the economy by growing global markets for Canadian industry.
- Isolating male meiocytes from maize and wheat for “-omics” analyses
- Antitumor activity of abnormal cannabidiol and its analog O-1602 in taxol-resistant preclinical models of breast cancer
- Increase in lysophosphatidate acyltransferase activity in oilseed rape (Brassica napus) increases seed triacylglycerol content despite its low intrinsic flux control coefficient
- CRISPR/Cas9-mediated targeted mutagenesis in wheat doubled haploids
- Herring milt protein hydrolysate improves insulin resistance in high-fat-diet-induced obese male C57BL/6J mice