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January 06, 2005 08:53 ET

NRC Media Advisory: AgriForest Bio-Technologies Ltd. Recognized as Canadian Innovation Leader


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FOR: NATIONAL RESEARCH COUNCIL CANADA-NRC

JANUARY 6, 2005 - 08:53 ET

NRC Media Advisory: AgriForest Bio-Technologies Ltd.
Recognized as Canadian Innovation Leader

KELOWNA, BRITISH COLUMBIA--(CCNMatthews - Jan. 6, 2005) - Senator D.
Ross Fitzpatrick, on behalf of the Honourable David L. Emerson, Minister
of Industry and Minister responsible for the National Research Council
(NRC), will be recognizing AgriForest Bio-Technologies Ltd., of Kelowna,
BC as a national role model for innovation in Canada.



Date: Friday January 7, 2005
Time: 10:00 AM - 11:00 AM (award presentation,
interviews, photo op, tour)
Place: AgriForest Bio-Technologies
4290 Wallace Hill Road, Kelowna, BC


Through its Canadian Innovation Leader initiative, the National Research
Council is honouring the success of innovative Canadian firms identified
by the NRC-Industrial Research Assistance Program (NRC-IRAP) - Canada's
premier innovation assistance program for small and medium-sized
Canadian enterprises (SMEs).

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