The EmerGence BioScience Business Incubator has announced the appointment of Martin Yuill as Director of Incubation Services.
Martin is an experienced executive who has led business startups, turnarounds, and restructurings for companies in diverse industries, including: consulting, technology, innovation management, veterinary pharmaceuticals, nutraceuticals, industrial products, pet consumables, and value-added timber products.
He has also launched and built several public private partnerships, non-profits, and business incubation programs.
Martin most recently served as both President & CEO and Director of Incubation and Acceleration at the Greater Peterborough DNA Cluster, and Director of Client Services at the Peterborough Region Angel Network (PRAN).
Formerly a resident of Kelowna, BC and Peterborough, ON, in 2008, he launched the ORIC Kelowna Innovation Centre (now Accelerate Okanagan) as the first best practice knowledge economy business incubator in the interior of British Columbia, and, in 2013, launched The Cube as the first technology incubation program in eastern Ontario.
Prior to this, Martin served as a member of the executive team that built The Innovation Hub in Pretoria, South Africa: a unique 60-hectare high-tech services precinct, technology cluster and the first internationally-accredited Science Park in Africa.
Martin will lead the operation of the PEI BioAlliance’s Emergence bioscience business incubator and associated programs and services, currently serving over 60 companies.
Emergence is a virtual business incubator focused on food-to-pharma. Companies receive comprehensive support customized to their needs and benefit from experienced mentorship, specialist services and established networks.