Through excellence in RESEARCH, strong LEADERSHIP, and a supportive
BUSINESS ENVIRONMENT, the PEI Bioscience Cluster provides the
enabling conditions for bio-based business success.

  • Atlantic Canada's Ocean Supercluster Successful

    The Ocean Supercluster proposal has been successful in the Federal Government’s ISI (Innovation Supercluster Initiative) Competition, as has the Protein Industries Supercluster - two of five successful clusters announced today in Ottawa. The BioAlliance is a member of the Oceans Supercluster team, representing marine biotechnology and fish health and nutrition capabilities in the region, and PEI's Food Island Partnership is part of the Protein Industry supercluster. Read ISED's News Release.

  • Investment secured for Water Technology Commercialization

    Island Water Technologies Inc. has been awarded $500,000 in seed round investment by Island Capital Partners (ICP) and Natural Products Canada (NPC) for water technology commercialization. The deal comes on the heels of a string of wins for the PEI company, including its recent acceptance into esteemed water accelerator, Imagine H2O, as well as commercial wastewater projects in North Africa, China, and Kenya, to name a few.

  • Stepscan Technologies Inc. and Deltason Medical Ltd. Sign Distribution Contract

    Stepscan Technologies Inc. is pleased to announce their new distribution contract with Deltason Medical Ltd. (Deltason) of Hong Kong. Through this deal, Deltason becomes a representative of the Stepscan® Gait Analysis System, marketing and distributing it to healthcare professionals within their territory.

  • Rory Francis responds to Diane Francis' Commentary in the National Post

    This week, columnist Diane Francis of the National Post, ran a Commentary "Grants to 'fake startups' won't build Silicon Valley North". They will only spawn Bombardier-like boondoggles". PEI BioAlliance Executive Director Rory Francis responded here.

  • Charlottetown company signs agreement with province for supply of cannabis

    Canada’s Island Garden, is expanding its Charlottetown facility next year to meet the demand for medical marijuana as well as recreational marijuana once it is legalized. The Charlottetown-based company is one of three companies that has entered into an agreement to supply the P.E.I. government with legal and regulated marijuana. Read more on this story here from The Guardian Newspaper's Terrance MacKenna.


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In Prince Edward Island, we have created a DYNAMIC and COLLABORATIVE 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.