Emergence client, CATC, receives approval for Souris, PEI biocontainment facility

October 18, 2016

Emergence incubator client, The Center for Aquaculture Technologies Canadarecently received an approval from the Canadian Food Inspection Agency (CFIA) Office of Biohazard Containment (OBCS) for its aquaculture research facility located in Souris, Prince Edward Island Canada.


CATC supports research activities including: fish health & disease trials and feed additive & nutrition trials

Their facility is now approved to operate as an Aquatic Animal Pathogen Containment Level 3 (AQC3) biocontainment facility.

This certification allows the Center for Aquaculture Technologies to expand its suite of services to include the conduct of in vivo and in vitro studies with imported aquatic animal pathogens.

Congratulations to CATC!

About The Center for Aquaculture Technologies (CATC)

The Center for Aquaculture Technologies is a full service contract research and development organization focused on the application of biotechnologies to improve productivity, efficiency and sustainability in aquaculture.  Founded in 2012, the company has specific expertise in fish health, nutrition, genomics, and genetics.