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More 4-H youth to sample Island bioscience careers

November 8, 2019
[Left to right] Cheque presentation with Dr. Russ Kerr, Chair, PEI BioAlliance; Rayanne Frizzell, Administrative Director, 4-H PEI Provincial Council; and Blair Dunn, incoming Managing Director (PEI), Grant Thornton LLP.

The Prince Edward Island BioAlliance today announced a $5000 donation it has directed from the Grant Thornton Foundation to 4-H PEI. The donation allows the PEI BioAlliance to…

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Chamber names 3 bioscience finalists for 2019 President’s Excellence Awards

October 8, 2019
Greater Charlottetown Area Chamber of Commerce President's Excellence Awards

Today, the Greater Charlottetown Area Chamber of Commerce announced the 2019 finalists for its 14th annual President’s Excellence Awards. Three of the award categories feature finalists from PEI’s…

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Charlottetown Rural student selected for national program

October 3, 2019
Abby Chapman with classmates at a Shad Canada program at the University of British Columbia (photo from Shad UBC)

Every year, enterprising grade-10 and grade-11 students are chosen for spots in Shad Canada’s esteemed programs at 19 universities across the country. There, the students spend July taking…

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Premier King acknowledges Global Biotech Week

October 1, 2019
Dr. Russ Kerr and PEI's Premier King usher in Global Biotech Week 2019

Life-saving medicines, animal health products, green chemistry, renewable energy, feeding the planet: bioscience and biotechnology have established their place in addressing the big challenges of our society. Since…

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BioVectra sold to H.I.G. Capital for $250 million

September 10, 2019

Pharmaceutical company Mallinckrodt plc today announced that it has sold Charlottetown-based BioVectra to international private equity firm H.I.G. Capital for $250 million USD. “We are very excited to…

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MicroSintesis announces $16.4M investment

June 28, 2019
MicroSintesis CEO Hannah McIver with PEI BioAlliance Executive Director Rory Francis, during VetHealth Global 2019 at the PEI Convention Centre, Delta Prince Edward. Photo credit: Berni Wood

Hannah McIver, Chief Executive Officer and Founder of Charlottetown-based MicroSintesis, announced Wednesday that her company has received a $16.4-million minority investment from Northern Private Capital, a Toronto firm…

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