Author Archives: PEIBioAlliance

CATC acquires research facility

Emergence client Center for Aquaculture Technologies (CAT) has finalized a deal with Elanco Animal Health Incorporated to acquire a 46,000 square foot aquatic animal research facility in Victoria, Prince Edward Island. The acquisition, which includes expansive, purpose-built, wet and dry … Continue reading

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Dr. Gordon’s Bum Cream company chosen to join Accelerate Program

Dr. Gordon’s Bum Cream company has been chosen to participate in Praxis Spinal Cord Institute’s Praxis SCI Accelerate Program, a 12-week acceleration pilot program for health start-up companies with solutions that address care- and cure-related treatments and overall quality of life of individuals … Continue reading

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Because Animals wins Innovation Prize at Global Pet Expo

Emergent client Because Animals had a big win at Global Pet Expo. They were awarded the grand award of the 2020 Purina Pet Care Innovation Prize for their cultured meat technology. As a grand prize winner, Because Animals will receive … Continue reading

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Fieldetect gets $355K to adapt technology to detect COVID-19

A research team led by the University of Prince Edward Island has been awarded a research grant from the Canadian Institutes of Health Research (CIHR) to adapt a hand-held, portable technology to detect whether someone carries the coronavirus responsible for … Continue reading

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Webinar: Learn more about Advanced Manufacturing Supercluster (NGen)

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SomaDetect and Valley Agricultural Software Announce API Integration

SomaDetect, a precision dairy technology company, and Valley Agricultural Software (VAS), the world’s largest provider of dairy management software, announced today that VAS’s Software API will be integrated into SomaDetect’s data system. The integration of VAS’s API with the SomaDetect … Continue reading

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Applications now Open: AMGEN BIONATION Regenerative Medicine Innovation Challenge 2020

The Business of Biotech is Calling. Regenerative medicine has the potential to heal or replace tissues and organs damaged by disease, trauma, or normalize congenital defects. The field of regenerative medicine encompasses numerous strategies, including the use of materials and … Continue reading

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Call for Expressions of Interest – Atlantic Canada Mission to BIO 2020, San Diego, CA

The Prince Edward Island BioAlliance, on behalf of the Atlantic Canada Bio-Industries Alliance (ACBA), is seeking companies to participate in the Atlantic Canada delegation to the BIO 2020 International Convention and Trade Show taking place in San Diego, CA, June 8–11, 2020. BIO 2020 is an opportunity for … Continue reading

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How to take Advantage of MaRS Intelligence Service

Emergence offers an expanded Market Intelligence Service (MIS) to clients of our incubation program. MIS is a core pillar of support offered to clients of the Emergence program. It is designed to provide access to critical market intelligence to innovative bioscience and food companies in order to help move … Continue reading

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NPC is hosting a delegation at AGRI Tech Venture Forum 

Natural Products Canada is leading a delegation of Canadian companies to the  AGRI Tech Venture Forum  on April 30th. Selected companies receive free registration (valued at $1,395) as well as numerous supports before and during the event. Canadian companies with a … Continue reading

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