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

  • Canada's Island Garden wins Top Emerging Company at President's Excellence Awards

    Congratulations to PEI medical marihuana production and processing company, Canada’s Island Garden for being named top emerging company of the year at the Greater Charlottetown and Area Chamber of Commerce President’s Excellence Awards. Kudos to all BioAlliance-member companies nominated and recognized for their outstanding business accomplisments this year, including: Sekisui Diagnostics, Nutracelle, and Island Water Technologies.

  • Sekisui named one of Canada's Top 100 Employers

    Congratulations to PEI’s Sekisui - named one of Canada’s top 100 Employers - a national competition to determine which employers lead their industries in offering exceptional workplaces for their employees. The 2018 winners were announced yesterday in a special magazine feature in The Globe and Mail. Read press release here.

  • Emergence Program extends its reach

    In 2015 - the BioAlliance launced its biotech business incubator program - Emergence with funding from the National Research Council's Canadian Accelerator and Incubator Program (CAIP). Today, the program has reached some impressive growth targets in and outside the province. Read this recent article posted in the Chronical Herald by Peter Moreira from Entrevestor.

  • Prince Edward Island Bioscience Cluster adds to manufacturing capacity

    PEI Bioscience Cluster partners took another step to address the manufacturing scale-up needs of the region’s biotechnology industry with the unveiling of a new fermentation and downstream processing equipment suite at the BioFoodTech facilities in Charlottetown today.

  • Nova Scotia's Ocean Tech Industry shortlisted for Canada's new Superclusters Initiative

    The Government of Canada is on a cross-country tour to announce successful applicants for its new Superclusters Invitiative. The Initiative will leverage a federal investment of up to $950 million to generate public-private partnerships in innovative industries across the country.


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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.