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Prince Edward Island BioAlliance

The BioAlliance is a private sector-led not-for-profit organization dedicated to building the bioscience industry on Prince Edward Island. By working collaboratively with our partners, we have created a unique environment that promotes excellence in research and provides strong leadership and business support to companies at all stages. Download a copy of the PEI BIO Brief.


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Canada’s BioScience Business Incubator

Since 2005, the BioAlliance has facilitated the work of businesses, academic and research institutions, and federal and provincial government agencies in establishing the bioscience sector as a key pillar in the economic foundation of the province of Prince Edward Island. We enthusiastically and actively work to develop relationships with industry players from around the world who want to work within a collaborative bioscience business ecosystem.

We do this, in part, by:

Supporting the growth of  biotechnology companies in PEI

Facilitating the application of new technology through research and helping to identify new commercial opportunities

Leveraging and building the reputation of PEI and Atlantic Canada’s bioscience industries

When you join the PEI Bioscience Cluster, you become a part of a compelling bioscience industry network that cultivates innovation and excellence!

There is an unrivalled collaboration between partners in Prince Edward Island and there is motivation to grow businesses quicker here. We have so many assets – a great climate for business, state-of-the-art infrastructure, an educated workforce, and a safe and attractive community to live and work.


Dr. Jason Cleaversmith appointed Executive Director, Incubation and Infrastructure

The PEI BioAlliance is pleased to announce the appointment of Dr. Jason Cleaversmith as Executive Director, Incubation and Infrastructure, effective…

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The Chemistry of Innovation: Regis Duffy and the Story of DCL

On May 10, Island Studies Press announced the launch of a new book by Mo Duffy Cobb and Lori Mayne,…

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Canada’s Ocean Supercluster announces $6M Sustainable Protein for Aquaculture Project

Republished from Canada’s Ocean Supercluster. Read full story on the OSC website. On Monday, May 3, 2021 Canada’s Ocean Supercluster…

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Hair loss biotech company Triple Hair demonstrates potential growth

When renowned ophthalmologist Dr. Houfar Sekhavat was faced with his own hair loss, he tried several known treatments with disappointing…

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Penny Walsh-McGuire appointed Executive Director, CASTL

The PEI BioAlliance is pleased to announce the appointment of Penny Walsh-McGuire as Executive Director of the Canadian Alliance for…

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Ocean Startup Challenge returns with up to $1.4 million for ocean innovators

Applications open until June 1, 2021. The Ocean Startup Project has launched its second Ocean Startup Challenge. Up from last…

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