BZ CREATE: Techno-Economic Analysis Primer Workshop

November 12, 2019 @ 9:00 am – 3:00 pm
200 college street
Wallberg Building

Dear Colleagues,

The CREATE for BioZone Team will be hosting a free Techno-Economic Analysis Primer Workshop on Tuesday, November 12 from 9am-3pm in WB407.

Techno-Economic Analysis (TEA) integrates process design and economic analysis techniques to assess the commercial viability of production processes. Understanding TEA is fundamental for researchers developing novel production methods and pathways. The workshop will focus on biotechnology applications and cover the following TEA topics:

  • Process design fundamentals
  • Lab data for TEA and scale-up
  • Economic analysis tools for talking to industry
  • Estimating product price and feedstock costs
  • Cap-Ex, Op-Ex and project financing
  • Technology commercialization
  • Presentations by industry partners

Lunch will be served. Please register at:

The CREATE for BioZone Team

The CREATE for BioZone program connects bioscience and bioengineering researchers with experts in leadership, entrepreneurship, law, and open science to establish a training hub producing graduates with alternative perspectives and dynamic, adaptable skills needed to grow Canada’s share of the global circular bioeconomy. The CREATE program will provide students with the skills needed to lead Canada’s transition to a sustainable circular bioeconomy. Learning experiences include annual workshops in:


  • Accelerating innovation through open science and novel business models
  • Improving data fluency through programming and using, sharing, and visualizing large omics datasets
  • Evaluation of biotechnologies using TEA and LCA methodologies
  • Science communication and leadership training


CREATE students are also eligible to access funds for international research exchanges and funds to support company creation.