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Because Animals sees opportunities for Lab Grown Meat

New Emergence client, Because Animals, started by two Torontonians, is a company making human grade sustainable, animal-free pet food. Shannon Falconer has a PhD in microbial chemical biology and worked as a postdoctoral fellow at Stanford University. Joshua has worked … Continue reading

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Center for Aquaculture Technologies (CAT) announces sale to Cuna del Mar

On April 23, 2019, all shares in leading aquaculture R&D company The Center for Aquaculture Technologies (CAT), were purchased by Cuna Del Mar LP (CDM), a US-based aquaculture investment fund, for an undisclosed amount from Linnaeus Capital Partners BV. Dr. … Continue reading

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RPS Biologiques Announces Health Canada Approval of SupratectTM; the First Veterinary Health Product Approved for use in Finfish Aquaculture

RPS Biologiques Inc. is pleased to announce the reception of two (2) Notification Numbers from the Health Canada Veterinary Drugs Directorate (VDD) for their Veterinary Health Products (VHP), Supratect-L and Supratect -P. The Notification Numbers indicate approval, allowing for marketing … Continue reading

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Dosecann hiring for 12 new positions

Emergence client Dosecann, a PEI-based Licensed Dealer developing a suite of cannabis products across a variety of delivery methods for both the medical and adult use markets, is currently hiring for 12 new positions. Positions include: HR Manager Analytical Scientist … Continue reading

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Ethicann Pharmaceutical Closes Successful Financing Round

Emergence clients Ethicann Pharmaceuticals, a company that sources pharmaceutical-grade botanically sourced cannaboid oils to formulate ethical drugs has closed a successful initial financing round. Several Canadian and US venture funds and high net worth individuals and entrepreneurs with considerable industry … Continue reading

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Avivagen pursuing opportunities for combining OxC-beta with Cannabis products

Avivagen has been analyzing opportunities to combine their propietary product OxC-betaTM with licensed cannabis products and they believe there are various combinations that could result in new products for the company. For the full news release, click here. “We are … Continue reading

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SomaDetect Chosen for Global Business Accelerator

Emergence client SomaDetect will join other innovators to be part of the 2019 Pearse Lyons Accelerator. In its third year, this Accelerator received 250 applications worldwide and SomaDetect was among only 10 startups chosen. Together they offer a glimpse of … Continue reading

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We Welcome Active AgriScience

Emergence welcomes its latest client Active AgriScience to Canada’s bioscience incubator program! Active AgriScience is an award-winning leading global manufacturer of innovative foliar nutrition products developed to solve grower’s problems and to increase production yields. Their ground-breaking research conducted by … Continue reading

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SomaDetect nominated for 2019 Manning Innovation Awards

Emergence client SomaDetect has been nominated for the 2019 Manning Innovation Awards. The Manning Awards showcases Canada’s leading innovative thinkers and leaders. SomaDetect is an in-line sensor that measures every critical indicator of dairy quality (fat, protein, somatic cell counts, … Continue reading

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Emergence to participate on Mentorship Matters Panel

Emergence is pleased to be participating on a panel in the upcoming Mentorship Matters event organized by Island Advance on Friday morning, March 8th, 2019, at Rodd Charlottetown Hotel. The theme is how mentorship can help start and grow your … Continue reading

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