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Atlantec BioEnergy Corporation Constructs Demonstration Plant for Energy Beets

Monday, December 5, 2011

Both the federal and PEI Provincial governments recently announced funding support for the construction of a demonstration plant in Cornwall, PEI to create ethanol from energy beets.

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PEI Hosts Canada-Wide Science Fair in 2012

Wednesday, November 30, 2011
PEI Hosts Canada-Wide Science Fair in 2012

For the first time in its history, The 2012 Canada-Wide Science Fair will be held in Prince Edward Island. The Canada-Wide Science Fair will take place May 12 to 19, 2012 at the University of Prince Edward Island (UPEI). This science fair gathers over 500 of the top young scientists in grades 7 to 12 selected from more than 100 regional fairs across the nation. These young minds will be competing for almost $1 million in cash prizes with projects tackling challenges in bioscience, discovery, energy, environment, health, information, innovation and resources.

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Deadline for Applications - Island Prosperity Strategy Programs

Tuesday, November 22, 2011
Deadline for Applications - Island Prosperity Strategy Programs

Innovation PEI has released calls for applications to the following
Island Prosperity Strategy programs:

Pilot and Discovery Fund - Deadline December 16, 2011
Premier's Innovation Speaker Series - Deadline December 16, 2011
Development and Commercialization Fund - Deadline January 20, 2012


Additional information can be found here. Questions about the application or the review process can be directed to Cody Clinton at ceclinton@gov.pe.ca.


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Functional Technologies Develops Next Generation Acrylamide-Preventing Yeast Technology

Tuesday, November 22, 2011
Functional Technologies Develops Next Generation Acrylamide-Preventing Yeast Technology

Functional Technologies Corp. is pleased to report the development of a third (3rd) generation of its proprietary acrylamide-preventing (AP) yeast platform, wherein various improvements made to the Company's original underlying AP technology have enabled the yeast's capacity to degrade asparagine, the rate-limiting precursor to acrylamide, to be accelerated and elevated.

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Connecting job seekers and bioscience on PEI

Tuesday, November 1, 2011
Connecting job seekers and bioscience on PEI

The November issue of the Employment Journey (PEI's human resource-focused publication) features an overview of the PEI BioAlliance HR Services and new web-based HR Tool kit now available online.

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