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Karbon Brewing and Trent University Launch Green Brewing Research Partnership

PETERBOROUGH, ONKarbon Brewing, a company that launched last year with “a mission to brew better beer for a better world,” has announced a partnership with Trent University to “research and develop green brewing technologies for a carbon-negative future, while also collaborating on curriculum development and offering students hands-on, experiential learning opportunities.”

“This unique research collaboration between a university and a brewery will see Trent and Karbon driving discovery and innovation for brewing sciences,” said Dr. Cathy Bruce, vice president of Research & Innovation at Trent, in a statement. “Brewing chemistry, water conservation, experiential learning, and curriculum development are all on the Trent-Karbon horizon. From the lab to the marketplace, we see a range of interdisciplinary collaborative opportunities with Karbon.”

“By collaborating with Trent University, we plan to lead the green revolution in brewing,” added Karbon co-founder Stephen Tyson. “Our goal is simple – we want to produce great beer with as little impact on the environment as possible. And we want to spur conversations around climate change. In Trent, we have found a like-minded partner that is passionate about developing innovative solutions to climate change.”

As part of this partnership, Karbon is also exploring the option of opening a 30,000-square-foot brewery, brewpub, and research facility at Cleantech Commons, a hub for clean technology research and innovation that is being established on the Trent campus in partnership with the City of Peterborough.

For more details, see the full announcement on the Karbon Brewing website.

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