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SDTC Grants SomaDetect $3.9M

SomaDetect, a precision dairy technology company, and Sustainable Development Technology Canada announced a funding partnership to pilot SomaDetect’s technology, an automated, in-line sensor that provides dairy farmers with information from individual cows to help improve management decisions, milk quality, and … Continue reading

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FIGR completes massive expansion at P.E.I. cannabis facility

Article reprinted from CBC PEI site – To view full article, click here. Take a video tour of expansion, click here.  An expansion of Figr’s production facility on P.E.I. is almost complete, officials say. The Island cannabis company has added … Continue reading

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Dosecann Finding Success Selling Cannabis Edibles

Reprinted from CBC Prince Edward Island Website – full article here. Take a tour of their facility here. Cannabis edibles hit the P.E.I. market on Dec. 18 and a Charlottetown company that produces them says staff have been racing to keep up … Continue reading

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CATC Announces Dr. Jason Cleaversmith is Joining their Team

Emergence client Center for Aquaculture Technologies Canada (CATC) is pleased to announce that Dr. Jason Cleaversmith has accepted the position of Vice President leading the Health and Nutrition business unit and General Manager of Canadian Operations, effective January 1, 2020. … Continue reading

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Emergence delivers expanded Market Intelligence Service

Emergence offers an expanded Market Intelligence Service (MIS) to clients of our incubation program. MIS is a core pillar of support offered to clients of the Emergence program. It is designed to provide access to critical market intelligence to innovative bioscience and food companies in order to help move … Continue reading

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Dr. Mark Redmond appointed Director of Incubation Services

The Prince Edward Island BioAlliance has announced the appointment of Dr. Mark Redmond as Director of Incubation Services for the Emergence Incubator. Mark will work to expand Emergence’s impact on new ventures, support entrepreneurs and cultivate strong networks across the … Continue reading

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Founder Dr. Ann Gordon wins $50,000 Spark Nova Scotia Award

Emergence client & founder Dr. Ann Gordon of Dr. Gordon’s Bum Cream recently won $50,000 Spark Nova Scotia Award. SPARK is a province-wide competition for early stage technology companies across Nova Scotia. Dr. Ann Gordon’s cream treats a painful skin … Continue reading

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Torigen Founder Ashley Kalinauskas makes Forbes List

Emergence client Torigen’s Founder Ashley Kalinauskas makes Forbes List “The 2020 Science – 30 under 30”. Kalinauskas’ company, Torigen Pharmaceuticals, has developed an affordable veterinary cancer treatment, VetiVax, and make it available commercially. The treatment is a personalized immunotherapy, where … Continue reading

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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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