Author Archives: PEIBioAlliance

Heroes of 2020: PEI woman’s business aims to make all-natural breast prosthesis system

Emergence client Au Naturel Solutions and founder Simonne Cormier was featured in The Guardian PEI’s Heroes of 2020 series. In 2019, Simonne founded Au Naturel Solutions, a company specializing in the manufacturing of an all-natural breast prosthesis with an attachment … Continue reading

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Ahiflower oil used in multiple nutraceutical product launches

Emergence client Natures Crops International’s plant-based Ahiflower oil has been selected as a carrier oil in various nutraceuticals, food & beverage, and personal care. Ahiflower is a ‘multi-omega’ oil grown regeneratively in the UK. Ahiflower oil’s rich omega fatty acid … Continue reading

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Pegasus Biotech supported by Ignition Fund 2020

Emergence client Pegasus Biotech is one of 10 recipients who received a $25,000 grant from Innovation PEI’s Ignition Fund, in this year’s round of funding.  This year’s Ignition Fund recipients are: CleanBands Cape Reef Seafood and Smokehouse Limited Element Extraction … Continue reading

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Celebrating women-led bioscience companies

With only 16% of Canadian small and medium-sized businesses owned by women, there is still much work to do in all sectors to support the full and equal participation of women in the economy. As an Atlantic bio-business accelerator, Emergence … Continue reading

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Kondor Pharma selected in J&J immunity challenge

Congratulations to Emergence client Kondor Pharma who was selected by Johnson & Johnson through their QuickFire Challenge on Immune-Support. Kondor will receive up to $50,000 in grant funding, one year of residency at JLABS, and the opportunity to engage with Johnson … Continue reading

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BioTraceIT commercializes monitor to visualize animal pain signals

PEI-based BioTraceIT was featured in Chemical Week highlighting the commercialization of PainTrace, a monitor used to visualize animal pain signals. Canada’s BioTraceIT has introduced a tool that enables veterinarians and researchers to objectively visualize animal pain in real time. The company … Continue reading

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Biologics technology company Pacific GeneTech latest to join Emergence

For Pacific GeneTech (PGT), they aim to improve life with biotechnology. Recognizing the interconnection between people, animals, plants and their shared environment in achieving optimal health outcomes, this innovative company takes a One Health approach in tackling the important issues … Continue reading

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AffinityImmuno presents as one of top three finalists at virtual BioInnovation Challenge pitch event

On November 4, during BioPort 2020, Amir Zuccolo, Director of Quality at AffinityImmuno presented as one of the top three finalists competing in the 10th annual BioInnovation Challenge (BIC), BioNova’s regional health and life sciences business competition. AffinityImmuno has been … Continue reading

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PEI company’s new bait fishes as well as traditional bait, says UPEI researcher

Emergence client Bait Masters are preparing to scale up production for a new alternative bait and got some good news from a study just published by a UPEI researcher. It found that the new bait sausage created by Bait Masters catches … Continue reading

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CAT to open Aqua Feedtech Center in 2021, Championing Innovation in Aqua Feed

Emergence client, the Center for Aquaculture Technologies (CAT) is once again proving its versatility as a major player in the global Aquaculture Industry with plans for a new Aqua FeedTech extrusion facility.  See below a republished article from CAT, announcing … Continue reading

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