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Call for Nominations: SomaDetect Board of Directors

Founded in 2016, Emergence client SomaDetect is a high-growth, technology startup in the dairy industry that is looking to add a highly experienced, farmer-first perspective to its Board of Directors. Currently operating in Canada and the US, they have a diverse … Continue reading

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Webinar: Empowering Start-ups with World-Class Market Research

Emergence and MaRS are pleased to present Empowering Start-ups with World-Class Market Research, a webinar focused on learning more about MaRS’ market intelligence services and how they can help companies shape their growth strategies with world-class market research. This webinar will … Continue reading

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AKSO Marine Biotech wins Wild Blueberry Solutions Challenge

Emergence client AKSO Marine Biotech gets $126,000 to help grow sales, pursue new export markets and develop new products. Read full story on Halifax Today. A Nova Scotia company that produces a health supplement enhanced by wild blueberries has won … Continue reading

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Soricimed developing innovative targeted cancer treatment

New Brunswick-based Soricimed is a clinical stage company focused on the development and commercialization of first-in-class drugs for the targeted treatment of cancer. Currently at the clinical stage, Soricimed was established following the discovery of a unique and proprietary family … Continue reading

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Because Animals to ‘Ramp Up’ cell-cultured meat production following hefty investment

A pet food start-up is ‘ramping up’ its production of cell-cultured meat following a hefty investment round.  Because, Animals says it is the first biotech company to grow cell-cultured meat for dogs and cats.  It recently closed its seed-stage financing round led … Continue reading

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BioTechnology company specializes in vaccine development services

Pegasus BioTech Inc. is a contract research organization founded in November 2019 by three partners: Daniel Wilson, Jonathan Wilts, and Yimy Mena. The three senior Scientists have expertise in developing vaccines and biotherapeutics. Pegasus Biotech provides high-quality pharmaceutical development services and develops accurate … Continue reading

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Hair loss biotech company Triple Hair demonstrates potential growth

When renowned ophthalmologist Dr. Houfar Sekhavat was faced with his own hair loss, he tried several known treatments with disappointing results. He started researching solutions in an effort to find an effective option, which led him to Peter Ford, a … Continue reading

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Pet Food Companies Look to the Future With Cell-Cultured Meat

Emergence client Because Animals was featured in Modern Farmer where they discuss healthy and sustainable food options for pets. Read full story on Modern Farmer. “Pet food follows human food,” says Shannon Falconer, CEO of Because Animals. “Many people think of … Continue reading

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Chinova Bioworks Hits 5-Year Mark in Stride With Manufacturing Expansion for Chiber

Emergence client Chinova Bioworks has reached an important milestone for their business, marking five years since they officially launched. Read the full story from on Chinova’s website. It was a novel idea for a vital ingredient to preserve food products … Continue reading

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Island Water Technology’s Sentry closes Series A round

Full story available on Entrevestor.com. Charlottetown-based Island Water Technologies said last week its Sentry subsidiary has closed a Series A funding round, with backing from two key ethical funds that can help it grow. Sentry, which uses real-time bio-electrode sensors to collect and analyze … Continue reading

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