Nexterra has established partnerships with a number of companies and organizations to advance the company’s proprietary renewable energy from waste technology, as well as market Nexterra’s products to customers in North America and abroad. Some of these partners include:

GE Energy

GE Energy
GE Energy is one of the world's leading suppliers of power generation and energy delivery technologies. The businesses that comprise GE Energy – GE Power & Water, GE Energy Services and GE Oil & Gas – work together to provide integrated product and service solutions in all areas of the energy industry including coal, oil, natural gas and nuclear energy; renewable resources such as water, wind, solar and biogas; and other alternative fuels.

University of British Columbia

University of British Columbia
The University of British Columbia, established in 1908, educates a student population of 50,000 on major campuses in two cities and holds an international reputation for excellence in advanced research and learning. The University is a global leader in sustainability, and explores and exemplifies all aspects of economic, environmental, and social sustainability.

University of British Columbia

Export Development Canada (EDC)
Export Development Canada (EDC) is Canada's export credit agency. EDC's mandate is to grow and develop Canadian trade, and the capacity of Canadian companies to participate in and respond to international business opportunities. EDC's knowledge and partnerships are used by 7,800 Canadian companies and their global customers in up to 200 markets worldwide each year. A Crown corporation accountable to Parliament through the Minister of International Trade, EDC is financially self-sustaining and a recognized leader in financial reporting and economic analysis. See video.

University of British Columbia

Stopford Projects Ltd.
Stopford Projects Ltd. is a recognized UK leader in the assessment of gasification technologies and design of complete waste-to-energy systems for both the UK and global markets. Stopford has over 30 years of engineering design and project management experience with multinational clients within the petro-chemical, bio-technology, pharmaceutical and environmental sectors.

RD&D Funding Partners

Nexterra has received funding for Research, Development and Demonstration (RD&D) of over $10 million from Canada's federal government and the British Columbia government to support Nexterra's research and demonstration efforts.

Natural Resources Canada
Natural Resources Canada (NRCan) is a federal government ministry that seeks to enhance the responsible development and use of Canada’s natural resources and the competitiveness of Canada’s natural resources products. NRCan develops policies and programs that enhance the contribution of the natural resources sector to the economy and conducts innovative science in facilities across Canada to generate ideas and transfer technologies. NRCan has contributed towards a variety of Nexterra research, development and deployment efforts. Visit

Sustainable Development Technology Canada
Sustainable Development Technology Canada (SDTC) is a federally funded not-for-profit foundation that finances and supports the development and demonstration of clean technologies, which provide solutions for issues related to climate change, clean air, water quality and soil, and which deliver economic, environmental and health benefits to Canadians. SDTC has contributed to Nexterra in support of technology advancements made at the company’s Product Development Center for advanced thermal and distributed power applications in addition to support for commercial demonstration projects. Visit

The National Research Council (NRC-CNRC) is the Government of Canada's leading resource for research, development and technology-based innovation. NRC comprises some 20 institutes and national programs, spanning a wide variety of disciplines and offering a broad array of services. NRC-IRAP has contributed towards a variety of Nexterra research, development and deployment efforts. Visit

Province of British Columbia  
The Innovative Clean Energy (ICE) Fund was created in 2007 to encourage the development of new sources of clean energy and technologies that help support local economies and livelihoods in communities across British Columbia. The first round of ICE funding, announced in 2008, supported the commercial demonstration of a Nexterra indirect-fired gasification system at the University of Northern British Columbia and a novel Nexterra direct-fired gasification system at the Kruger Products tissue mill in New Westminster. In 2010, the ICE Fund announced support to help the University of BC and its project partners, Nexterra, GE Energy and FP Innovations, commercially demonstrate a biomass-fuelled combined heat and power system for UBC’s Point Grey campus. Visit

British Columbia Bioenergy Network
Established in April 2008 with a $25 million grant from the government of British Columbia, the BC Bioenergy Network (BCBN) is an industry-led network that acts as a catalyst for deploying near-term bioenergy technologies and organizing mission-driven research for the development and demonstration of new bioenergy technologies. BCBN is contributing to the development of a Nexterra commercial-scale, biomass-fuelled combined heat and power system that has been installed and will be demonstrated at the University of BC’s Point Grey campus. Visit