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Ahiflower oil receives Canadian novel foods approval

Emergence client Natures Crops International has announced that the Health Canada Food Directorate has approved Ahiflower® oil for use in foods in Canada. This is according to a letter of no objection dated July 17th, 2020 received by Natures Crops International. … Continue reading

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3 reasons Emergence companies should apply for the BioInnovation Challenge

Now in its tenth year, the BioInnovation Challenge (BIC) is a pitching competition for early-stage life sciences companies in Atlantic Canada. BIC was created by BioNova to help ease the transition from research to market and recognize the significant commercialization … Continue reading

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Auxly’s Subsidiary Dosecann Enters into Manufacturing and Distribution Agreement with dosist™, an Award-Winning Wellness Company

TORONTO, June 24, 2020 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) — Auxly Cannabis Group Inc. (TSX.V – XLY) (“Auxly” or the “Company”), a leading consumer packaged goods company in the derivative cannabis products market, is pleased to announce that its wholly-owned subsidiary Dosecann LD … Continue reading

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SP Nutraceuticals Launches First Avocado-based Supplement Metavo to Target Insulin Resistance, Support Healthy Metabolism

Metavo contains AvoB, a powerful bioactive discovered by Canadian scientists and  known to support healthy metabolism, blood sugar levels and weight in adults SP Nutraceuticals (SP), as part of its mission to build healthy communities through plant-based nutrition backed by … Continue reading

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Alpha Cognition Inc. Receives FDA/PMDA Regulatory Guidance for Alpha-1062 Alzheimer’s Therapy

April 30, 2020– [Emergence Client] Alpha Cognition Inc. (ACI) [formerly Neurodyn Cognition] today announced that in a pre-Investigational New Drug (Pre-IND) meeting, the U.S. Food and Drug Administration (USFDA) agreed upon a clinical and regulatory pathway for the approval of Alpha-1062, … Continue reading

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Emergence Companies respond to the COVID-19 challenge

As essential service staff work long hours and families distance themselves from others by hunkering down in their homes, bioscience companies and their employees are flexing their research, development and manufacturing muscle to help in the fight against COVID-19. Seven … Continue reading

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SomaDetect and Valley Agricultural Software Announce API Integration

SomaDetect, a precision dairy technology company, and Valley Agricultural Software (VAS), the world’s largest provider of dairy management software, announced today that VAS’s Software API will be integrated into SomaDetect’s data system. The integration of VAS’s API with the SomaDetect … Continue reading

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Applications now Open: AMGEN BIONATION Regenerative Medicine Innovation Challenge 2020

The Business of Biotech is Calling. Regenerative medicine has the potential to heal or replace tissues and organs damaged by disease, trauma, or normalize congenital defects. The field of regenerative medicine encompasses numerous strategies, including the use of materials and … Continue reading

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How to take Advantage of MaRS 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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PhotoDynamic Secures $2.3M Investment

Closes $2.3M of Financing for Novel Oral Hygiene Technology and Becomes the First Ever Investment for the Newly Established AAO Innovation Fund PhotoDynamic, Inc. has secured investment funding from the American Association of Orthodontists (AAO), completing a series of successful … Continue reading

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