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Chinova Bioworks Launches First Products: CHIBER for Dairy and CHIBER for Plant-Based Dairy Alternatives 

Emergence client Chinova Bioworks issued a news release this week about the launch of their two new products. Today’s consumers are demanding transparency when it comes to the ingredients in their food and beverage products and ingredient producers are lagging behind … Continue reading

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Three Emergence Clients Semi-Finalists in BioInnovation Challenge

Three Emergence clients are semi-finalists in the BioInnovation Challenge that will be hosted by BioNova at BioPort 2019, Nov. 5-6, at Pier 21 in Halifax. AffinityImmuno, Dr. A.K. Gordon and FieldEtect will be among eight semi-finalists vying to win $25,000 in … Continue reading

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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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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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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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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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Emergence client, Animal Ethics, achieves breakthrough: sheep pain relief formulation approved for human trials

A SHEEP pain relief product developed in Australia by Emergence client, Animal Ethics, has been approved for clinical trials for human use in the United Kingdom. Click here to read the full story! The UK’s Medicines and Healthcare products Regulatory … Continue reading

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