PEI has done an excellent job at supporting the traditional economy while creating the right conditions for the growth of the new economy. It helps to have a roadmap to development and the PEI BioAlliance has been very instrumental in facilitating this process for our company.

Garth Greenham
Chief Operating Officer,
Solarvest BioEnergy Inc.

Building on a long-standing reputation for turning bright ideas into profit, Prince Edward Island is diversifying and expanding like never before. PEI is conveniently located within North America's Northeastern Biotechnology Corridor, which includes the U.S. New England States, the Province of Quebec and the Atlantic Canadian Provinces.

PEI's Bioscience companies are located in close proximity to many academic and research institutions AND research partnership facilities located in the Capital City of Charlottetown, the geographic hub of PEI's Bioscience Cluster.

North Atlantic Organics Ltd (NAO)Back to Top ^
North Atlantic Organics Ltd (NAO) is a producer and distributor of organic sea plant (seaweed) products that serve as mineral supplements to animals and plants. By using traditional methods of hand and horse raking seaweeds from the shores of PEI, as well as solar drying, fossil fuels are not burned and the quality of the product is preserved. The company is currently in the process of developing natural plant enhancement supplements that can be used as fertilizer for crops such as potatoes, cranberries, strawberries, soybeans and more.
ADDiCANBack to Top ^
ADDiCAN is a feed additive company that provides solutions to select commercial poultry and cattle markets. ADDICAN is committed to supporting the animal feed market with the highest quality nutrition products that ensure growth enhancement, maximized production, maximized food utilization and a selective protection against pathogens which will aid in maximizing profit for its clients.
Advanced Extraction Systems Inc. (AESI) Back to Top ^
Advanced Extraction Systems Inc. (AESI) designs, engineers and fabricates manual and fully automated supercritical fluid botanical CO2 extraction systems for the medical marijuana and hemp industries in North America. AESI has an exclusive manufacturing agreement with Diversified Metal Engineering Ltd. (DME) an innovative engineering and manufacturing company located in Prince Edward Island, Canada with over 25 years of manufacturing experience to build the systems in their state of the art CRN, ASME and ISO accredited facility.
AffinityImmuno Inc. Back to Top ^
AffinityImmuno Inc. is a provider of research support and products for biological and biosimilar drug. Our goal is to help your life science research through innovation and creative problem solving.
Aqua Bounty Canada IncBack to Top ^
Provides technology to reduce time to harvest commercially-farmed salmon and trout by half; conducts R&D on anti-infectives therapeutics for shrimp and finfish and develops strategies to improve shrimp genetics.
Ark Biomedical Canada CorpBack to Top ^
Ark Biomedical Canada Corp is located in Dartrey Estate De L'île, Prince Edward Island. The company manufactures and sells medical technology around the world! ARK BIO manufactures microwave plasma defrosters for FFP.
ArmentumBack to Top ^
Atlantec BioEnergy CorporationBack to Top ^
Atlantec BioEnergy Corporation (ABC) is constructing a 300,000 litre per year demonstration ethanol biorefinery facility to process locally grown energy crops as feedstock to produce renewable ethanol fuel. Following successful implementation of the demonstration facility, ABC plans to develop a full-scale ethanol refinery within Canada to advanced R&D initiatives relative to future bio-energy developments.
Atlantech® Companies Back to Top ^
Atlantech® Companies and its professional team of engineers, biologists and manufacturers are dedicated to supplying top quality engineering, design and project management services, specifically tailored to meet the unique demands of the aquaculture, fish and food processing industries. They design and manufacture water recirculation and effluent treatment systems.
Atlantic AgriTech Inc.Back to Top ^
Atlantic AgriTech Inc. is an agricultural and environmental research and consulting company located in Prince Edward Island, providing contract agricultural and environmental research services to clients from across North America since 1991. Facilities include a GLP compliant office and field/laboratory space, as well as a complete line of farm and research equipment suitable for conducting a wide range of agricultural and environmental research studies.
Avivagen Inc.Back to Top ^
Develops carotenoid compounds, commonly-known as beta-carotene and lycopene, which have oxidation benefits for non-pharmaceutical use and cancer treatment applications.
BBSIBack to Top ^
BBSI has extensive experience in both research and development of industrial production processes and quality management consulting. The company maintains strong partnerships with academic, scientific and governmental organizations.
BioSpaBack to Top ^
BioSpa (Quann) Cosmeceuticals Inc. is a PEI registered company focused on the manufacturing and distribution of a novel professional skincare line - Quannessence Skincare - botanical based technologies that improve skin conditions and assist in reducing the effects of aging. Several of the ingredients used in the products are derived from PEI based extracts and technologies.
BioVectra IncBack to Top ^
Development partners and contract manufacturers for major pharmaceutical company products.
Canada's Island Garden Back to Top ^
Canada's Island Garden is a pre-licence medical marihuana production, processing and distribution company located in the BioCommons Research Park, Charlottetown, PEI. The completed facility is comprised of 24,000 square feet with two floors dedicated to growing and processing medical marihuana.  Canada's Island Garden is awaiting a Health Canada pre-licence inspection.
Centre for Aquaculture Technologies CanadaBack to Top ^
The Centre for Aquaculture Technologies Canada is a contract research organization (CRO) providing support for R&D and commercialization activities in the aquaculture industry, with particular expertise in GxP-compliant research.
CNS CROBack to Top ^
CNS CRO (Contract Research Corporation) is a private, pre-clinical neurological disease specialty laboratory, offering a range of proprietary cell-based and animal models for pre-clinical evaluation of test compounds for neurodegenerative disease. CNS CRO also has extensive expertise in behavioural and cognitive assessment.
Delivra Inc.Back to Top ^
Headquartered in Burlington, Ontario, Canada, Delivra Inc. is a privately owned company headed by Dr. Joseph Gabriele, the inventor of Delivra™. Delivra™ is a proprietary transdermal compound base that can be used as a natural, organic replacement for traditional synthetic creams to deliver medications when applied to the skin. It is designed to harness the body's own processes to ensure greater depth of penetration in transporting healing substances. Delivra™ is the base compound in LivRelief™ and LivSport™ products - natural, no-side-effect topical pain relief and sports performance creams with proven pharmacological efficacy, which are produced and distributed by Delivra Inc.
Diversified Metal Engineering Ltd.Back to Top ^
Diversified Metal Engineering Ltd.’s has a long history of custom design and fabrication of equipment for Brewing, BioTech, BioEnergy Industrial Food & Beverage, Water Treatment, Decor and Marine Applications. Located in Charlottetown, the manufacturing facility consists of 30,000 square feet of production area, with the latest technology applied throughout engineering, operations and fabrications. Integrated process systems are designed, fabricated, pre-piped, wired and tested on-site.
ElancoBack to Top ^
Elanco is a world leader in developing products and services that enhance animal health, wellness and performance. Elanco’s portfolio includes nearly 300 brands encompassing therapeutics, vaccines, parasiticides, antimicrobials, surgical, enzymes, food safety and more. The company has a half-century of innovative products, services and operates from its global headquarters in Greenfield, Indiana, and employs over 2,500 people in more than 40 countries. Elanco is a division of Eli Lilly and Company.
GRW Laboratories Inc.Back to Top ^
GRW Laboratories Incorporated is a pharmaceutical research organization that specializes in the PEGylation of small molecules for medicinal development. GRW is developing proprietary small molecule drugs and also works with pharmaceutical organizations to develop second generation small molecule drugs with improved pharmacokinetics.
Halibut PEIBack to Top ^
Halibut PEI has developed a next-generation aquaculture system, which is land-based, closed-containment - making their halibut production more efficient and environmentally sound than other forms of protein production. They also offer a far more bio-secure solution with dramatically reduced transportation costs.
Handyman LabsBack to Top ^
Handyman Labs has developed a proprietary emulsion project that is used to restore and protect faded vinyl siding.
HZPC Americas Corp.Back to Top ^
HZPC is a specialist in breeding, growing and marketing of seed potatoes, with a comprehensive range of new varieties available that meet requirements of modern lifestyles. The Company has undertaken an extensive program of variety trialing and introduction in most potato production regions of North America.  HZPC Americas Corp. has a tissue culture laboraty for in-vitro plant propagation which forms the basis for seed potatoes grown by the best Canadian producers.
Island Abbey FoodsBack to Top ^
Island Abbey Foods is an Island-based company that produces 100% pure honey-based products, such as the Honey Drop and Honey Delights. The Honey Drop is the world's first pure, non-sticky honey that you can hold. It is also 100% all natural honey without any additives. Two new products being developed as part of the Honibe line include: Pure Honey Sprinkles and Honey Suckers.
Island Water Technologies Back to Top ^
Island Water Technologies (IWT) is a PEI (Canada) based company specializing in modular, renewably powered wastewater treatment. IWT aims to leave the smallest environmental impact as possible on the wastewater treatment process. The company brings together a unique partnership of world leading expertise in microbiology, environmental engineering, power management, controls, automation and manufacturing.
MicroSintesis Back to Top ^
MicroSintesis is a new life sciences company focused on creating novel anti-infectives. By harnessing the natural defense mechanisms of probiotics, MicroSintesis is on the forefront of developing biotechnologies that fight antibiotic resistant bacteria and reduce the virulence of pathogens.
Murphy Laboratories Back to Top ^
Murphy Laboratories specializes in innovative health care solutions through custom compounding and product research and development. Areas of focus include pharmaceuticals, natural health products, cosmetics, and animal health.
Natures Crops InternationalBack to Top ^
A premier supplier of organic, non-GM, and expeller pressed oils (Natures Crops Specialty Oils). They manage the supply chain of high value non-commodity products derived from specialty grown crops for a range of industries, including functional food, pharmaceutical, cosmetic and specialty channels.
Nautilus Biosciences Canada IncBack to Top ^
Develops production methods and new drug leads derived from marine organisms.
Neurodyn Inc.Back to Top ^
Produces products for early detection and treatment of neurological diseases.
NeuroQuest Back to Top ^
NeuroQuest is a drug development company seeking new approaches to modulation of nerve transmission and promising clinical applications particularly for neuropathic pain. The company focuses on a first-in-class small molecule drug discovery platform which is based on bioactives discovered in plant extracts showing efficacy for neuropathic pain. NeuroQuest is a wholly-owned subsidiary of Neurodyn Life Sciences and a sister company of CNS|CRO, which provides highly predictive neurological animal models to the industry.
OmniActive Health Technologies CanadaBack to Top ^
OmniActive Health Technologies Canada focuses on the discovery and development of novel dietary ingredients for use in nutraceuticals and functional foods
Origins Xtraction Ltd. Back to Top ^
Origins Xtraction Ltd. (OXL) was formed in 2012 to meet the demand for High Pressure Supercritical Fluid Extraction (SFE) services, with plans to build an SFE facility on Prince Edward Island to enable the extraction of products from biological materials, agricultural and aquatic species, and microbes including, carrots, bacteria, algae, etc. The facility will use safe and environmentally responsible Carbon Dioxide solvent (CO2) to extract oils and concentrates used in many industry sectors.
PEI Potato Quality InstituteBack to Top ^
The PEI Potato Quality Institute is a not-for-profit organization consisting primarily of potato producers to provide testing, research and other related services in a timely and cost effective manner to potato growers. The Potato Quality Institute is the only lab on PEI accredited by CFIA and is one of five accredited in Canada.
Phytocultures Ltd.Back to Top ^
Transfers and adapts plant tissue culture technology, phytokit systems and in vitro plant propagation. Back to Top ^ is a wireless monitoring system for estrus detection in cattle. This sensor technology allows producers to precisely determine optimal breeding time, which minimizes costs associated with a missed breeding cycle, a key aspect in dairy production.
Regis Duffy Bioscience FundBack to Top ^
A $1 Million fund created to invest in Bioscience related activities in Prince Edward Island. The fund assists emerging science based businesses in Prince Edward Island that are at the commercialization or near commercialization stage of their development to receive up to $100,000 in equity.
RetreviumBack to Top ^
Retrevium is an online file sharing platform and database with domain-specific customizations for researchers in the chemical sciences, providing a more effective method of storing indexing, sharing and describing chemical structures and chemical information digitally.
RPS BiologiquesBack to Top ^
RPS was incorporated in 2015 to commercialize multiple advanced research projects. Its antifungal product, SaProtectTM, is currently undergoing trials for use in commercial aquaculture operations. The company has designed several DNA/RNAi vaccines, based on its own proprietary platform, to address infectious diseases in fish and animals. Currently RPS is developing a sea lice vaccine for salmon.  In addition, RPS develops bioactive compounds for functional foods and is conducting testing of a new herbal dietary supplement for the nutraceutical industry.
Sekisui Diagnostics PEI Inc.Back to Top ^
Sekisui Diagnostics P.E.I. Inc. is a leading manufacturer and developer of in-vitro diagnostics products, focused on bringing general and specialty clinical chemistry reagents to diagnostics manufacturers and clinical laboratories worldwide.
Sevita InternationalBack to Top ^
Sevita International is a leading contractor and supplier of soybeans to the soy-food industry around the world. Their business encompasses the research, production, growing, contracting, processing and export of grains and oilseeds.
SolarVestBack to Top ^
Solarvest, in collaboration with leading university scientists - has developed and tested laboratory scale hydrogen production from genetically modified algae on a continuous cycle basis.
Somru BioScience Inc.Back to Top ^
Somru BioScience Inc. is an emerging biotechnology company dedicated to developing breakthrough antibody technology for research, diagnostic and therapeutic applications. The company currently uses antibodies to generate reagents that will accelerate biosimilar research and development.
Stepscan Technologies Inc. Back to Top ^
Stepscan Technologies Inc. is a Prince Edward Island-based technology company dedicated to improving lives with their patented Stepscan® Gait Analysis flooring system. This medical-grade equipment combines pressure sensitive electronic floor tiles and footprint tracking software that can be used to assess and rehabilitate patients with mobility impairing conditions. The technology’s capabilities also have exciting potential in the fields of health research, sports performance, military training, and biometric security.
Timeless Technologies Inc.Back to Top ^
Timeless Veterinary Systems Inc. is a specialized tech company based in Charlottetown, PEI, with a focus on creating innovative web-based technologies for today’s veterinarian. In February 2014, the company announced the official release of the Timeless Vet Drug Index™ for Android devices -  a new strictly evidence-based drug formulary app which was designed to give busy practicing clinicians a convenient, high quality drug resource containing only the most relevant drug information with full link-outs to PubMed abstracts and a visual evidence-based ranking system to evaluate the strength of the evidence.
True Spring PharmaceuticalsBack to Top ^
ViroTechnologies IncBack to Top ^
Vaccines for finfish. Provides virology technology services and conducts molecular virology R & D.