Prince Edward Island BioAlliance launches new HR Strategy
When an industry development strategy calls for a doubling of revenues and an additional 500 new jobs by 2020, it’s important to have a human resource plan to back up that rapid growth. The PEI BioAlliance today unveiled a new HR Strategy
for the province’s bioscience sector, focusing on actions to maintain a high level of recruitment and retention success, HR support for companies, skills development, and community outreach. Link to Financial Post coverage here
NRC Canada welcomes new Executive Director of NRC IRAP for Atlantic & Nunavut Region
The National Research Council of Canada recently welcomed Grant Sullivan, as the new Executive Director of the Industrial Research Assistance Program (NRC IRAP) for the Atlantic and Nunavut region. Prior to joining NRC, Mr. Sullivan spent more than 20 years working in the private sector - providing information technology consulting and solutions to Canadian and international clients. He also served in the Canadian Navy and operated his own company.
Atlantic Business Magazine’ November 2016 Issue features article focused on ‘Innovation Island’ – PEI finding success with our biotech and food industries. Read full article here.
DME Wins Chamber of Commerce Excellence in Export Award
Congratulations to BioAlliance-member company - Diversified Metail Engineering (DME Group) on receiving the Greater Charlottetown Area Chamber of Commerce Excellence in Export Award at the 11th annual President’s Excellence Awards
in Charlottetown this week. The award recognizes a business demonstrating growth in sales of their product and/or service to markets outside of the province.
Prime Minister announces changes to senior ranks of Public Service
Prime Minister Justin Trudeau has announced several changes in ranks of senior officials within the Federal Government, including former Associate Deputy Minister of Health Paul Glover who has been appointed President of the Canadian Food Inspection Agency. Read more here
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In Prince Edward Island, we have created a DYNAMIC
approach to building our BioScience economy. Our focus is Bioactive Compounds and natural product chemistry, with applications in human, animal and fish health and nutrition products.
The PEI BioAlliance connects the partners of the PEI Bioscience Cluster
. Together with our many partners, we work to promote, advocate and facilitate the growth of PEI’s BioTechnology sector.