In September 2022, UBC and the TEBO Group of Industries (TEBO) announced a 3-year collaborative research partnership of $6.6 million over three years.
As a global Engineering Procurement and Construction (EPC) provider, TEBO has a strong emphasis on sustainable industrial and commercial construction and installation.
TEBO is increasing the focus of their business efforts around sustainability engineering, smart cities, and the circular economy, aligning with UBC’s global research expertise in these areas. This partnership will support open calls for research on an annual basis, funding novel research and embedding technology demonstrations in both regional and international infrastructure development projects.
SPRING 2023 OPEN CALL RESEARCH THEMES
This phase of the Open Call is seeking proposals around four major research themes:
- Sustainable waste-to-energy conversion: efficient technologies, optimal design and innovative feedstock solution
- Sustainable building materials: recycled, carbon-neutral, or bio-based, etc.
- Innovative construction: approaches and techniques for building construction and industrial infrastructure
- Metal additive manufacturing: advanced metalwork fabrication, design and application
Letters of Intent are due June 7. Please visit the open call page for application templates, research workshops and a detailed research matrix. (CWL required).
SEE FULL FUNDING CRITERIA & HOW TO APPLY (CWL REQUIRED)
DATES AND DEADLINES - SPRING 2023 OPEN CALL
May 11, 10–11am
Information Session (registration required)
May 17 & 18
Theme-based ideation workshops (invitation only)
June 7 (*updated)
Letter of Intent deadline
July 21 (*updated)
Full application deadline for shortlisted projects
ABOUT TEBO GROUP
Established in 1986, TEBO Group of Industries is a global EPC provider with a strong emphasis on sustainable industrial and commercial construction and installation. This includes TEBO Mill Installations Inc., TEBO Mill Construction Inc., and Fraserview Fabrications and Machining Inc. The TEBO Group serves a range of clients across industries such as green energy plants, recycling facilities, industrial buildings, sawmills, pulp and paper mills, mining/port/airport bulk material handling systems and chemical storage facilities. TEBO’s work spans seven continents and most recently, their international development projects are expanding to India, Central Africa and Western Africa.
For any questions regarding this open call for research proposals, contact: Anthony An, UBC-TEBO Program Manager