Destiny Sault Ste. Marie | Science and Technology Saturday Nov 18, 2017

Progress:

  • A new $24-million Federal-Provincial Invasive Species Centre was completed in May 2011.
     
  • A $5.5-million tire recycling facility from Ellsin Environmental has been completed and began production in 2011.  The company uses a patented Reverse Polymerization process to break down old tires into their original elements: steel, oil and carbon black.
     
  • The Elementa Group’s proposed full-scale energy-from-waste plant is under development.
     
  • Algoma Games for Health received $276,500 to establish a cutting-edge video game development studio in Sault Ste. Marie to create and market various products for rehabilitation and training purposes.
     
  • Northern Ontario Heritage Fund Corporation contributed $522,588 to the Sault Ste. Marie Innovation Centre to fund three staff positions drive new research projects and private sector participation in the Bio-Sciences and Technology Convergence Centre.