More Advanced Equipment to Benefit PEI's Bioscience Industry and UPEI Researchers
Monday, September 25, 2017
The Government of Canada is investing more than $600,000 in the University of Prince Edward Island (UPEI) to support the purchase of newly acquired equipment that will benefit PEI’s growing bioscience sector. The Government of Canada is investing nearly $412,000 in UPEI to purchase a 400 MHz nuclear magnetic resonance spectrometer. UPEI is also receiving more than $209,000 to purchase a Liquid Chromatography – Mass Spectrometry System for use at the Diagnostic Services at AVC.
Government of Canada Provides support for OmniActive Health Technologies to develop and market healthy products from Atlantic Canadian seaweeds
Friday, September 22, 2017
The diverse natural resources found across Canada are inspiring businesses to innovate, invest and build on niche markets. OmniActive Health Technologies Ltd., a wholly-owned subsidiary of OmniActive India, is among those businesses, seeking out the PEI Bio-cluster to pursue its latest research and development venture. With marketing and development support from the governments of Canada and Prince Edward Island, the company is now looking to introduce its naturally derived products to the growing sports nutrition export market.
BioVectra Inc. Celebrates the Opening of Flagship Warehouse & Process Development Suites as part of Global Biotech Week
Thursday, September 21, 2017
BioVectra Inc. announced the opening of a new flagship warehouse and process development suites in Charlottetown, Prince Edward Island today. The new 21,000 square foot warehouse enhances BioVectra’s ability to grow with the global demand for its products and services. Equipped with 400 pallet positions, the new warehouse also provides the opportunity to grow with built-in expansions. BioVectra’s grand opening coincides with Global Biotech Week celebrations in PEI and across the country.
Celebrating Global Biotech Week - Canadian Biotech Industry Announces Winners of Gold Leaf Awards
Thursday, September 21, 2017
Canada’s global biotech success is founded in its ability to advance scientific innovation by leveraging a diverse and vibrant ecosystem comprised of individuals, companies and institutions located in every province across the country. BIOTECanada, Canada’s national biotechnology industry association announced the Gold Leaf Awards to two PEI recipients during the BioAlliance kick off to Global Biotech Week in Charlottetown.
Positioning PEI Biotech Companies to Move Products from Lab to Market
Thursday, September 21, 2017
Government funds help PEI BioAlliance support local jobs while boosting important economic cluster
Sean Casey, Member of Parliament for Charlottetown, on behalf of the Honourable Navdeep Bains, Minister of Innovation, Science and Economic Development and Minister responsible for the Atlantic Canada Opportunities Agency (ACOA), along with the Honourable Heath MacDonald, PEI Minister of Economic Development and Tourism, today announced investment funding of nearly $1 million in the latest manufacturing equipment for the bioscience sector, set to strengthen the industry and build on the successes of locally based companies, better positioning businesses in the sector to commercialize their products.

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