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Avivagen Undertakes Human Health Proof-of-Concept
Saturday, February 4, 2017
Avivagen Inc., a Canadian life sciences company commercializing products to replace the antibiotics added to livestock feeds, has announced a project to establish proof-of-concept for a first human health application of its technology. With the help of the National Research Council of Canada (NRC), the project will evaluate the efficacy of OxC-beta(TM) Technology (“OxC-beta”) in an established research model of an infectious disease of humans. Read more here.
LivRelief™ Products heading South
Tuesday, January 17, 2017
A leading PEI bioscience company is exploring new export markets. Ontario-based Delivra Corp. established its manufacturing and research and development activities in Charlottetown, PEI in 2012. The company’s LivRelief™ line of all-natural and all-organic pain relief products have been a big hit on Canadian retail shelves, and now the company is launching the line in the United States. Government officials joined company executives and staff from Delivra™ in Charlottetown today to announce federal and provincial support for the company. Read more here.
BioVectra Helps Build High School Biotechnology Skills
Thursday, January 12, 2017
Marc Sauer, Vice President of Research and Development at BioVectra, presents a $2500 cheque to Charlottetown Rural Biology 621 students Breanne Kiley and Sophie Carragher, to support the delivery of biotechnology labs at the PEI school.  BioVectra’s financial support provides students at the Rural with the invaluable opportunity to develop modern biotechnology lab skills through DNA amplification and gene splicing labs.

Thursday, January 12, 2017

OmniActive Health acquires 85% stake in Indfrag
Wednesday, January 11, 2017
OmniActive Health Technologies, which supplies ingredients to the healthcare and food industries, has acquired 85 percent stake in Bengaluru-based fragrance and specialty chemicals maker Indfrag for an undisclosed amount. The Mumbai-based firm - whose research arm is based in Prince Edward Island, has also entered into definitive agreements with Indfrag to acquire the balance stake in couple of months. Read more here.


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