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PEI's ViTRAK Systems Inc. announces major software upgrade for its StepscanĀ® Gait and Plantar Pressure Analysis System

Tuesday, December 20, 2016

Stepscan® has announced an upgrade to its Stepscan® gait analysis software - with expanded functionality including the ability to record and analyze walking patterns of patients equipped with prosthetic limbs or orthotic shoe device.

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Prince Edward Island BioAlliance launches new HR Strategy

Wednesday, November 23, 2016
Prince Edward Island BioAlliance launches new HR Strategy

When an industry development strategy calls for a doubling of revenues and an additional 500 new jobs by 2020, it’s important to have a human resource plan to back up that rapid growth. The PEI BioAlliance today unveiled a new HR Strategy for the province’s bioscience sector, focusing on actions to maintain a high level of recruitment and retention success, HR support for companies, skills development, and community outreach. Link to Financial Post coverage here.

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NRC Canada welcomes new Executive Director of NRC IRAP for Atlantic & Nunavut Region

Tuesday, November 22, 2016
NRC Canada welcomes new Executive Director of NRC IRAP for Atlantic & Nunavut Region

The National Research Council of Canada recently welcomed Grant Sullivan, as the new Executive Director of the Industrial Research Assistance Program (NRC IRAP) for the Atlantic and Nunavut region. Prior to joining NRC, Mr. Sullivan spent more than 20 years working in the private sector - providing information technology consulting and solutions to Canadian and international clients. He also served in the Canadian Navy and operated his own company.

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Innovation Island

Friday, November 18, 2016
Innovation Island

Atlantic Business Magazine’ November 2016 Issue features article focused on ‘Innovation Island’ – PEI finding success with our biotech and food industries. Read full article here.

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DME Wins Chamber of Commerce Excellence in Export Award

Thursday, November 3, 2016
DME Wins Chamber of Commerce Excellence in Export Award

Congratulations to BioAlliance-member company - Diversified Metail Engineering (DME Group) on receiving the Greater Charlottetown Area Chamber of Commerce Excellence in Export Award at the 11th annual President’s Excellence Awards in Charlottetown this week. The award recognizes a business demonstrating growth in sales of their product and/or service to markets outside of the province.

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