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Emergence a KickStart Sponsor for Funding Founders/NACO Atlantic 2019

Invest Atlantic and NACO will jointly present Funding Founders and the NACO Atlantic Summit 2019 in Halifax, September 16th – 18th. This two-track conference will bring together early-stage investors and high potential founders and Emergence is proud to be a … Continue reading

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SomaDetect raises USD$2M in Seed Investment and Plans Data Collection Expansion

Emergence Client SomaDetect, a milk quality and dairy data company, have completed their USD$2M seed funding round with investments from New Brunswick Innovation Foundation (NBIF), the Western New York Impact Investment Fund (WNYIIF), and New York Ventures. The investment follows previous … Continue reading

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Halibut PEI receives $1M in funding to boost Innovation and Productivity

Emergence client Halibut PEI in Victoria, PEI, has received $1M through the Atlantic Fisheries Fund. This funding will help them establish a reliable supply chain to support the development of a viable halibut aquaculture industry. The project funding will support research … Continue reading

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Latest Job Postings in the Emergence Community

Here is a summary of the latest career opportunities with Emergence Community clients: Animal Ethics is hiring a Welfare Biology Research and Outreach Coordinator –  click here. Bactana is hiring a Laboratory Technician (Connecticut) and Senior Microbiology Director (PEI) – click … Continue reading

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Natural Products Canada launches Proof of Concept Program

Emergence Partner Natural Products Canada’s new Proof of Concept Program (POC Program) addresses a consistent gap within the Canadian natural product ecosystem; funding to validate commercial applications of natural products or technologies. “Our network has been telling us that proof … Continue reading

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Natural Products Canada launches new Executive Talent Program

Emergence Partner Natural Products Canada recently launched a new Executive Talent program to help high potential Canadian SMEs get their innovative natural products to market. An interview is featured on NPC’s site where they spoke to NPC’s new Program Director, … Continue reading

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MicroSintesis Announces $16.4M Investment to Fund International Expansion and Material R&D Pipeline

Emergence client MicroSintesis, a life science company focused on developing proprietary microbiome therapies, announced at VetHealth Global 2019 the closure of a $16.4 million minority investment from Toronto-based  Northern Private Capital (NPC), an investment vehicle of CFFI Ventures, a company controlled by … Continue reading

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Deadline for BioNova’s BioInnovation Challenge – Aug. 9th

BioNova’s BioInnovation Challenge (BIC) gives early-stage Health and Life Sciences companies from Atlantic Canada a chance to compete for $25,000 in seed funding and a $30,000 advisory services package to develop their business idea during BioPort 2019 on November 5 & … Continue reading

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Bactana seeking a Senior Microbiology Director

Bactana is a socially impactful company formed as a spin-off from Cornell University and currently part of the PEI Emergence Bioscience program. Bactana has patented the use of a select group of anaerobic bacteria strains that have demonstrated multiple health … Continue reading

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Advanced Extraction Systems Nears Completion on a State of the Art Innovation Center

Emergence Client Advanced Extraction Systems will soon have a new manufacturing, R&D and testing facility. David Campbell, Co-Founder and COO of AESI states, “In order to meet increasing production demand, we are pleased to announce that our new state of … Continue reading

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