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Plantee Bioplastics receives $138,000 Plastics Challenge Grant!

Photo: Drs. Prashant Agrawal and Praphulla TiwariPlantee Bioplastics, founded by Chemistry alumnus, Dr. Prashant Agrawal and Chemical Engineering alumnus Dr. Praphulla Tiwary received a $138,000 Plastics Challenge grant for their innovative idea to develop a proof-of-concept for a biodegradable fishing line. The Department of Fisheries and Oceans Canada recognized their work on a sustainable solution to a world-wide problem and on June 25, 2019, Mark Gerretsen, Member of Parliament for Kingston and the Islands announced the grant award. To read more, please visit the Fisheries and Oceans Canada News release.