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PEI Bioscience Industry Meets With Federal Minister of Science & Technology

Sunday, December 21, 2008

December 19, 2008, Charlottetown, PE --- Please read the attached News Release regarding the Round Table Meeting held Thursday in Charlottetown with Federal Minister of Science & Technology, Gary Goodyear and the Honourable Gail Shea, Minister of Fisheries & Oceans. The Round Table followed an official announcement by Minister Goodyear for two-year renewed funding of the NRC-INH Facility in Charlottetown, PEI. Read More HERE...

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Pei Bioalliance Welcomes New Innovation Programs

Thursday, December 18, 2008

December 17, 2008 - CHARLOTTETOWN, PEI The PEI BioAlliance is welcoming the recent announcement by the government of Prince Edward Island that it is preparing to launch a series of new initiatives to advance innovation and business growth within priority sectors in the Province, including Biosciences.

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Government of Canada Invests in PEI's Nutriscience and Health Research

Thursday, December 18, 2008

December 18, 2008, Charlottetown, PE The Honourable Gary Goodyear, Minister of State (Science and Technology), and the Honourable Gail Shea, Minister of Fisheries and Oceans, today announced a renewed investment in the National Research Council (NRC) Nutrisciences and Health technology cluster initiative in Charlottetown.

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Score one for Clusters on 'The Island'

Tuesday, November 25, 2008

The PEI BioScience Cluster is gaining recognition in Canada as a cluster where business-research collaboration, supported by innovative public policy, is a winning combination. Executive Director Rory Francis was asked to submit an article for Canada's Innovation Leaders, A RESEARCH Infosource Inc. supplement to the National Post & Ottawa Citizen - November 7, 2008. Read More HERE...(PDF Document).

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Increase in R & D Spending in Atlantic Canada

Tuesday, November 25, 2008

November 25, 2008 - A recent announcement by the Maritime Provinces Higher Education Commission reports that research and development spending in the Maritime provinces is up, and may be largely due to an increase in investments into bioresources in Atlantic Canada. Read the full story and download stats HERE...(PDF Document).

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