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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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Emergence client, Tieös Pharmaceuticals, selected to participate in C2MP: jumpstarts next phase of development

Emergence client, Tieös Pharmaceuticals, has been selected to participate in the next C2MP cohort, and will join MATTER’s Chicago Innovation Mentors program to jumpstart their next phase of development. Tieös Pharmaceuticals is a next-generation biotech company focused on cancer metabolic … Continue reading

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Emergence client, Centre for Aquaculture Technologies (CATC), working to save farmed Atlantic salmon from climate change

Genome Atlantic reports that warming sea temperatures in the North Atlantic are a big concern for Atlantic Canada’s aquaculture industry. “Rising summer water temperatures of even a few degrees, especially in combination with low water oxygen levels, can pose a … Continue reading

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“Seven fundamentals for tech companies – stay ahead of the CRA”

“Starting a technology company, setting up an R&D center in Canada or transitioning your technology company to new ownership all require dedication and substantive expertise,” says our friend Martha Oner, from Emergence Finance Partner, Grant Thornton. “In addition to the … Continue reading

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Emergence client, Advanced Extraction Systems, is hiring: Draftsperson

Emergence client, Advanced Extraction Systems is hiring… AESI is actively seeking applications from qualified candidates for a draftsperson. AESI offers customers the cleanest and most advanced semi and fully automated supercritical fluid CO2 botanical extraction systems for legal marijuana and hemp industries … Continue reading

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Open Innovation Call: Seeking Natural Antioxidant to Replace Ethoxyquin in Aqua Feeds

Our friends at Natural Products Canada (NPC) are working with a multinational corporation to identify a replacement for ethoxyquin, an antioxidant for use in aqua feeds. Parties with technologies that address the requirements are invited to submit a non-proprietary overview of their … Continue reading

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