Immunitor, the developer of Immunoxel an immunotherapy treatment utilized for Tuberculosis, has received a $100,000 grant from Grand Challenges Canada - a program seeking breakthrough and affordable innovations that could transform the way disease is treated in the developing world. Immunitor is creating a new treatment for Tuberculosis by using the Honibe pure dried Honey Lozenge as a delivery mechanism.Read More...
Canadian and German companies are invited to submit proposals for collaborative industry-led R&D projects aimed at creating new products, processes and services for civilian applications including, but not limited to, the fields of:
* Renewable and alternative energy;
* Advanced materials and manufacturing; and
* Biotechnology and other health-related technologies.
Expressions of Interest (EOIs) will be accepted until January 31, 2014. See attached for more details.
The National Research Council Canada (NRC) is using the opportunity this week during Natural Health Product Week (November 4-10), to officially launch their Natural Health Products Program which will support Canadian companies driving NHP-and functional ingredient (fi)-related projects through increased access to NHP expertise and equipment.
Four students have been offered funding through Innovation PEI's Graduate Student and Post Doctoral Fellowship program, to support research projects that align with government's strategic sectors for economic growth, says Innovation and Advanced Learning Minister Allen Roach.Read More...
Island Abbey Foods Ltd., a PEI based natural health product and specialty food producer, has announced today a new partnership between their flag ship brand Honibe - Pure Honey Joy® and the Finnish pharmaceutical company Orion Pharma. Island Abbey will partner with Orion Pharma to co-brand the Honibe® Honey Lozenges™ as a natural health alternative in the Finnish cough and cold market. Read full story here.