OCVCI is also focused on finding ways to introduce the use of biochemical feedstocks, in addition to synthetically produced feedstocks, to improve the quality and sustainability of production.
A driving issue of the OCVCI is the current limited commercialization of product and technology ideas developed in government and academic labs with government funding.
OCVCI was created as a response to the huge changes in the structure and economics in the international chemical industry that have taken place in the last two decades.
Through OCVCI's initiatives, the industry is responding.
The OCVCI supports building value chain delivery systems that involve all participants including primary chemical manufacturers, venture capital, the bio-based industry, research and educational institutions, and the provincial and federal governments.
OCVCI's priorities to enhance business growth are threefold.
The results of OCVCI's work have already begun to emerge.