UPEI Opens doors to new School of Sustainable Design Engineering
The new School of Sustainable Design Engineering
was unveiled today in front of hundred's of guests, including faculty, students, members of the business community, and federal, provincial, and municipal government leaders who filled into it's large atrium at the University of Prince Edward Island. The new building will house Bachelor of Science in Engineering students in its progressive and innovative labs and classrooms. The 4-year degree program is designed to provide a highly flexible learning environment that is responsive to the dynamic needs of students and the industries that employ them.
NRC Canada Appoints new President
The federal government has appointed Iain Stewart as the next president of the National Research Council of Canada. Kirsty Duncan, the Minister of Science, announced the appointment in a statement released last evening. Mr. Stewart will take the helm of the government’s principal research and development organization and its $1-billion-a-year budget on Aug. 24th. Read more here.
Yara welcomes Dr. Helga Miehle as Manager of Agronomic Services
PEI's Dr. Helga Miehle (P.Ag.) recently joined Yara North America as Manager, Agronomic Services for Canada. She brings more than 20 years of experience as an agronomist, consultant and research & development leader.
PEI Company launches world-first, solar powered mobile wastewater treatment solution.
Island Water Technologies (IWT) has announced the product launch of REGEN: Self-powered wastewater treatment solution
. The company's first commercial product offering has been developed and customized for partners in the Canadian Military. This system was purchased through the Build in Canada Innovation Program (BCIP) for $500,000.
Island Abbey Foods Winning BioAlliance Golf Team
Congratulations to this year’s BioAlliance Golf Tournament Winners from Island Abbey Foods Ltd., including: Brent Byrnes, Mark Steele, Paul Crabbe, and Joel Walker. Over 100 members of the PEI Bioscience Cluster joined the BioAlliance staff and Board of Directors following the BIO industry golf tournament at a BBQ and reception held at Fox Meadow Golf & Country Club in Stratford, PEI. Thank you to VWR for sponsoring this year's event!
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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.