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.
- Transcriptomics reveal core activities of the plant growth-promoting bacterium Delftia acidovorans RAY209 during interaction with canola and soybean roots
- Genetic characterization of multiple components contributing to Fusarium head blight resistance of FL62R1, a Canadian bread wheat developed using systemic breeding
- Genome-wide identification of ATP binding cassette (ABC) transporter and heavy metal associated (HMA) gene families in flax (Linum usitatissimum L.)
- Wheat transcriptome profiling reveals abscisic and gibberellic acid treatments regulate early-stage phytohormone defense signaling, cell wall fortification, and metabolic switches following Fusarium graminearum-challenge
- Cellular delivery of plasmid DNA into wheat microspores using rosette nanotubes