Author Archives: PEIBioAlliance

Pivotal Health Sciences developing novel clean technologies to extract and encapsulate bioactive compounds

New Brunswick-based Pivotal Health Sciences (Pivotal) is a biotechnology company with disruptive proprietary clean technologies for the extraction, encapsulation and formulation of bioactive compounds. Operating out of Moncton, NB, Pivotal’s two patent pending technologies extract bioactives from any plant, fungi … Continue reading

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Bernadette Fernandes appointed as Emergence Lead Mentor, Market Access and Exporting

Emergence is pleased to announce the appointment of Bernadette Fernandes as Lead Mentor, Market Access and Exporting, effective August 30, 2021. In this role, Bernadette will be responsible for mentoring Emergence bioscience business incubator clients in going to market and … Continue reading

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Bio Networking Session: Lessons learned from a thousand pitches

As part of Global Biotech Week: Sept. 27 – Oct. 3, please join us for a Bio Networking Session, presented by Emergence. This session will be hosted in person and virtually and will feature a presentation by Keiretsu Forum Canada: Lessons … Continue reading

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RPS Biologiques receives Health Canada notifications for latest fish health product  

Emergence client RPS Biologiques Inc. is pleased to announce that its latest Veterinary Health Product (VHP), Puralyze™, recently received two notification numbers from Health Canada’s Veterinary Drugs Directorate (VDD). Puralyze™ received approval in both liquid and powdered forms allowing this novel natural product … Continue reading

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Emergence Incubator partners with Keiretsu Forum Canada

Emergence companies gain access to a range of education, training and investment capital opportunities Charlottetown, PE – Emergence, Atlantic Canada’s bioscience business incubator and Keiretsu Forum Canada (Keiretsu) have entered into an agreement, making Emergence an official Network Partner of … Continue reading

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Emergence clients represent more than half of semi-finalists at BioInnovation Challenge pitch event

Emergence clients will represent five out of the eight semi-finalists slots at the 2021 BioInnovation Challenge (BIC) pitch event. Hosted by BioNova, the BioInnovation Challenge is one of the longest-running business competitions in Atlantic Canada, celebrating and propelling the region’s next … Continue reading

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Stepscan, CyberNB and UNB collaborate on pioneering gait-based biometric security

Biometric security is becoming increasingly familiar, with fingerprints and facial measurements used to unlock doors and devices not only in secure facilities, but in everyday life. Prince Edward Island-based and Emergence client Stepscan Technologies has developed a new technique for … Continue reading

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Honibe facility expansion a win for PEI, Canadian health

Emergence client Island Abbey Foods, owners of the Honibe brand, hosted local, provincial and federal officials, members of the media, representatives from the business community and other invited guests for a milestone groundbreaking ceremony to celebrate the expansion of their … Continue reading

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3 reasons Emergence companies should apply for the BioInnovation Challenge

Now in its eleventh year, the BioInnovation Challenge (BIC) is a pitching competition for early-stage life sciences companies in Atlantic Canada. BIC was created by BioNova to help ease the transition from research to market and recognize the significant commercialization … Continue reading

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Call for Nominations: SomaDetect Board of Directors

Founded in 2016, Emergence client SomaDetect is a high-growth, technology startup in the dairy industry that is looking to add a highly experienced, farmer-first perspective to its Board of Directors. Currently operating in Canada and the US, they have a diverse … Continue reading

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