UBC postdoctoral researcher receives Mitacs Entrepreneur Award

Environmental Entrepreneur: Kevin Kung, post-doctoral researcher in the Biomass and Bioenergy Research Group at the University of British Columbia (UBC) and CTO of Takachar. Kung is helping to improve air quality worldwide by giving farmers an environmentally friendly alternative to open-air burning and foresters a better way to manage flammable forest residue. His breakthrough innovation, a small-scale, portable system, converts costly crop and forest residues (biomass) into higher value bioproducts