The Atlantic Veterinary College (AVC) Diagnostic Services at the University of Prince Edward Island is the latest company to join Emergence, Atlantic Canada’s bioscience business incubator dedicated to assisting start-ups and growth-stage companies in efficiently bringing their products and services to market.
Located in Charlottetown, PEI, AVC Diagnostic Services offers quality veterinary laboratory testing and services across eight laboratory sections including Bacteriology and Mycology; Biochemistry, Special Chemistry, and Immunology; Endocrinology and Therapeutic Drug Monitoring; Hematology, Cytology and Coagulation; Necropsy, Histopathology, and Immunohistochemistry; Parasitology; Toxicology; and Virology and Molecular Testing encompassing terrestrial, aquatic, and wildlife species. Diagnostic Services also operates a global proficiency testing program, the Veterinary Laboratory Association Quality Assurance Program® (VLA-QAP). The program is specifically designed for veterinary laboratories, clinics, and hospitals performing veterinary laboratory testing to assess the quality of their testing results compared to those of peers in the veterinary laboratory field.
“Diagnostic Services is an ISO/IEC 17025 accredited laboratory with state-of-the-art equipment and qualified and experienced professionals. It is the perfect time to grow our business globally and I look forward to having the assistance and support of the Emergence Program” states Liz Dobbin, Director of Diagnostic Services.
As a client of Emergence, AVC Diagnostic Services through the VLA will have access to business incubation services including mentorship and advisory services, team mentorship program as well as access to networks and resources.
For more information on Emergence, visit emergencebioincubator.com.