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REDWOOD CITY, Calif.–(BUSINESS WIRE)–HeartFlow, Inc., a leader in revolutionizing precision heartcare, today announced that the National Institute of Health and Care Excellence (NICE) has renewed its support for the use of its AI-powered HeartFlow® FFRct Analysis to fight coronary heart disease (CHD), one of the leading causes of death in the UK. NICE has found that the HeartFlow Analysis continues to improve patient experience and reduce the need for invasive angiography, four years after it
AUSTIN, Texas & HAMILTON, Ontario–(BUSINESS WIRE)–Triumvira Immunologics (“Triumvira” or the “Company”), a privately held biopharmaceutical company developing a novel platform for engineering T cells to attack cancers, today announced the appointment of Teresa McRoberts as Chief Financial Officer. The Company also announced the promotion of Andreas Bader, Ph.D. to Chief Scientific Officer and Jon Irvin to Senior Vice President of Finance. “We are pleased to welcome Teresa to our management te
GUELPH, Ontario–(BUSINESS WIRE)–New partnerships, collaborations and services across Canada are continuing the drive to unite the country’s fragmented agriculture and agri-food innovation system. As Canada’s Food & Agri-Tech Engine, Bioenterprise now boasts a growing national network of connected regional and provincial partners, an expanding team of 10 innovation advisors across Canada, and seven innovation locations stretching from Atlantic Canada to British Columbia. “It’s long been ou

International Animal Health Journal, February 2018
Analysis of the proposed service fees for veterinary drug review and maintenance brings the CAHI to the conclusion that should this proposal come to be implemented, as is, sales for 58% of the current livestock products will not support a new registration, while 52% of companion animal product sales will not support introduction to the Canadian market. If innovation costs of 5% of the total R&D costs are included in the calculation, 79% of the livestock products (74% for companion animal) fall below the financial threshold to support product registration and launch in Canada.

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Research Money, March 2017
A stronger focus on commercialization has helped to distinguish two new networks joining the Centres of Excellence for Commercialization and Research (CECR) program in a tough competition that saw two winners out of field of nine. Natural Products Canada (NPC) was the first CECR awarded for R&D in the field of natural products and will receive $14 million over five years to establish four nodes in a national network for commercializing natural products for human and animal health, agricultural products and industrial chemicals. Spearheaded by the PEI BioAlliance, the Charlottetown-based NPC is the first CECR to be headquartered in the Maritimes. A recent article from Research Money looks at success factors and sustainability.

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The Guardian Newspaper, December 10, 2016
The recent grand opening of the new 21,000 square-foot Center for Aquaculture Technologies Canada research facility in Souris, PEI is attracting global attention for those seeking their contract research services related to fish health, nutrition and genomics.

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Biotechnology Focus – February 16, 2016

The announcement that Natural Products Canada (NPC) will receive $14 million over five years, in support of its work to establish Canada as a global leader in the development and marketing of natural products was made by Canada’s Minister of Innovation, Science and Economic Development Navdeep Bains, in Charlottetown alongside Canadian Minister of Agriculture and Agri-food Lawrence MacAulay and Prince Edward Island Premier Wade MacLauchlan.

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