PEI Premier MacLauchlan in conversation with Emergence client, RPS Biologiques

February 13, 2017

As part of his “Island Entrepreneurs” video series, PEI Premier, Wade MacLauchlan, recently dropped in on Emergence client, RPS Biologiques. The Premier’s “Island Entrepreneurs” video series showcases PEI-based businesses and their successes. You can check out their conversation here!


rps-biologicsRPS Biologiques of Charlottetown, PEI, is focused on the development and commercialization of fish health products for aquaculture.

The company was incorporated in 2015 to commercialize the advanced research projects of founder and CEO Dr. Subrata Chowdhury.

RPS was announced recently as one of the successful recipients of Innovation PEI’s Ignition Startup Fund, which will help move the company’s anti-fungal product, Saprotect, toward regulatory approval and commercialization. Click here for the full story!

Saprotect was developed for the prevention and treatment of fungal infections in large scale fish farming operations. The natural product is a safe, eco-friendly and cost-effective alternative to toxic chemicals that are sometimes used against infectious microorganisms in aquaculture.

The “Island Entrepreneurs” video series is made up of short, informal videos highlight how these businesses got started, the owner’s entrepreneurial drive and how these businesses contribute to helping Prince Edward Island become the Mighty Island. (For further information about this series, please contact:  Harris Ford, Special Assistant to the Premier, Premier’s Office, Tel: (902) 368-4400, E-mail: