Emergence supports companies in Atlantic Canada specializing in products derived from technologies such as natural product chemistry, fermentation and downstream processing with applications in human and animal health & nutrition, and diagnostics.

Active AgriScience Inc

Active Agriscience is a leading provider of technologically advanced seed treatments, foliar plant nutrition and nitrogen management products that help improve yield potential and decrease environmental impact.


AffinityImmuno Inc. is a premier supplier of reagents and services focused on providing support to biological drug research.


AKSO focuses on the research and development of bioactive ingredients and natural health products from wild caught Atlantic sea cucumber and other marine materials.

Algae C

Algae-C creates designer microalgae that produce valuable ingredients for the pharmaceutical, nutraceutical and therapeutics industries.

Alpha Cognition

Alpha Cognition is a clinical stage, biopharmaceutical company dedicated to developing treatments for under-served neurodegenerative diseases such as Alzheimer’s and ALS.

Amar Seafood PEI

AMAR Seafoods Ltd., headquartered in Norway with operations in Quebec and Newfoundland, has acquired the assets of the former Halibut PEI in Victoria, PEI. The new company is called AMAR Seafood PEI. At Amar Seafood, they want to contribute to developing successful food production with a sustainable focus – both in terms of diet and environment.

Atlantic AgriTech

AgriTech is an agricultural and environmental research and consulting company that offers high quality contract crop research services to North American agricultural and life-science companies.

Au Naturel Solutions

Au Naturel Solutions specializes in the manufacturing of an all-natural breast prosthesis with an attachment system.


Auxly is a world-class developer of innovative cannabis products for the wellness-focused consumer.

AVC Diagnostic Services Laboratory

AVC Diagnostic Services through their VLA unit, promotes good laboratory practices, provides quality assurance programs as well as professional development and continuing education opportunities for those in the veterinary sector.

Avivagen Inc

Avivagen is developing and commercializing products that promote health in animals and humans.


Bactana’s microbiome discovery platform enables development of products and therapeutics through the use of recent advances in molecular and DNA sequencing methods used to study microbial ecology.

Bait Masters

Bait Masters provides traditional and alternative bait options to fishers in the lobster and crab fishing industry.

BioSpa Cosmeceuticals (Quannessence)

BioSpa Cosmeceuticals focuses on the development, manu­facturing and marketing of a premium professorial skincare line: Quannessence Skincare.


BioTraceIT values the capacity to improve medical care and interventions by quantifying pain and focusing on novel technologies at the cutting edge of wearable health care.

Breathe BioMedical

Breathe BioMedical is developing a powerful technology platform that is poised to detect common, often deadly, diseases using only breath.

Center for Aquaculture Technologies

The Center for Aquaculture Technologies is a global, full-service, contract and internal R&D organization that is focused on the application of technologies to improve productivity, efficiency, and sustainability in the aquaculture industry.

Chinova Bioworks

Chinova Bioworks is transforming the food and beverage industry with a natural, clean-label shelf-life extender extracted from white button mushrooms.

Clever Fruit Products

Clever is a developer of innovative fermented health ingredients for nutraceutical, supplement, and functional food brands.


CNS Contract Research Corp (CNS|CRO) offers unique animal models that more accurately reflect the progression of neurological disease in humans.

Ethicann Pharmaceutical Inc.

Ethicann Pharmaceuticals is a company using pharmaceutical grade botanically sourced cannabinoid oils to formulate ethical drugs.


EVAH Corp is Canadian biotechnology company focused on developing animal health technologies.

Fieldetect Inc.

Fieldetect developed LabAnywhere, an ‘in-the-field’ agricultural and environmental pathogen detection technology, eliminating the need for lab analysis, sample tracking and shipment, molecular biology experience, or handling.


FIGR produces, processes and distributes cannabis-based products for the adult-recreational and medicinal cannabis markets.

Handyman Labs

Handyman Labs is the creator of VinylBoost, a DIY product that restores faded vinyl siding back to its original appearance.

Hurnik Group

Developing innovative technologies to support humane slaughter in the protein production sector.


Inpamac develops stable mammalian cell lines, which produce high quality, high yield, and low-cost protein products long-term and without silencing.

Island Abbey Food Science

Island Abbey Foods is the proud maker of Honibe® natural health products – the only pure solid honey products in the world scientifically proven to retain all of honey’s naturally occurring health benefit.

Kondor Pharma Inc

Kondor Pharma develops natural, plant-based health products that harness the power of boswellia to help prevent memory loss and other inflammation-related conditions which become more prominent as we age.

Microsintesis Inc.

MicroSintesis is an animal health science company pioneering gut health through proteobiotics.

Natures Crops International

Nature’s Crops International is a manufacturer of specialty oils for dietary supplements, food and personal care products.


Nutracelle develops all-natural prebiotic protein products that are tree/peanut-free, gluten-free, 100% whey, keto-friendly, and diabetic-friendly

Pacific Gene Technology

Pacific Gene Tech is a biologics company that develops and commercializes next generation vaccines and adjuvant delivery systems to prevent zoonotic and other diseases

Pegasus Biotech

Pegasus Biotech is a biotech company that focuses on providing high quality vaccine and biotherapeutic development services to the human and animal health sector.


PhotoDynamic has developed a unique oral hygiene device that delivers the natural plant extract and visible light to the teeth without negatively affecting the oral microbiome.

Pivotal Health

Pivotal Health Sciences is a biotechnology company with disruptive proprietary clean technologies for the extraction, encapsulation and formulation of bioactive compounds.

Previwo AS

Previwo works actively to identify specific impactful bacteria that can be selected and used specifically to enhance biological performance in Atlantic salmon through application in water.

RPS Biologiques

RPS Biologiques offers a variety of products and services in the aquatic, animal and human health sectors. They target critical problems in disease prevention and control with innovative vaccines and drugs using cutting edge technology.

Seaford Pharmaceuticals

Seaford Pharmaceuticals develops and markets specialty healthcare solutions, and works closely with healthcare professionals to develop quality healthcare products across a variety of therapeutic areas.

Simini Technologies Inc.

Simini is an animal health company that has designed non-antibiotic tools designed for the infections of today.


SomaDetect has developed an in-line sensor that measures every critical indicator of dairy quality from every cow at every milking

Somru BioScience

Somru BioScience is a biotechnology company dedicated to developing breakthrough antibody technology for research, diagnostic and therapeutic applications.

Soricimed Biopharma

Soricimed Biopharma is a clinical stage company focused on the development and commercialization of first-in-class drugs for the targeted treatment of cancer.

SP Nutraceuticals

SP Nutra is a biotechnology company focused on the science of food and plants, discovering and developing consumer products that target common health conditions.


Stepscan is a Canadian technology company that manufactures a patented pressure-sensitive electronic floor tile system and proprietary software.

Stonehaven Incubates

Stonehaven Consulting is a global life sciences management consultancy firm that serves innovative life sciences companies at various phases of development.


Supple provides a fully personalized and transparent (traceable) liquid supplement formulation for the users in a safe manner.


Switftsure’s mission is to support patients by developing products that will help prevent hospital-acquired infections. To do this, they have developed a novel device that will revolutionize oral care for ventilated patients.

Takaya Technology

Takaya Technology developed an innovative N95 mask design to serve the medical community. Their solution focuses on creating a better fitting respirator, that requires less force than traditional models.

Taylor Pharmaceuticals

Taylor Pharmaceuticals is a human health company that has created a hybrid device, combining the features of a Neti pot and a high flow nasal irrigation device.

Terra Verdae

TerraVerdae Bioworks is a performance biomaterials and bioprocess development company focused on developing sustainable products and processes from waste resources for a range of high value markets.

Torigen Pharmaceuticals

Torigen Pharmaceuticals is focused on delivering affordable companion animal immuno-oncology products.

Triple Hair

Triple Hair is a clinical-stage Canadian biotechnology company specializing in the development of innovative treatments for alopecia.


VetNOW enhances the global veterinary standard of care by creating access to personalized treatment at a reduced cost via a virtual care continuum.