PEI's Matheiu-Marc Poulin Wins BioTalent Canada's 2016 ‘Catalyst’ Award
BioTalent Canada today announced the winner for its first ‘Catalyst’ Award, for the young employee who contributed most significantly to their Canadian biotechnology employer in the past year. Mathieu-Marc Poulin of Delivra in Charlottetown, Prince Edward Island was announced today as the winner of the 2016 Catalyst Award.
OmniActive Health Technologies' ingredients subjects of multiple presentations at San Diego Science Conference
OmniActive Health Technologies - a PEI-based company that produces nutraceuticals for human health, recently had six studies selected for representation at Experimental Biology, which took place April 2-6 in San Diego, California, drawing approximately 14,000 scientists and exhibitors.
BioTalent Canada Announces Finalists for 2016 ‘Catalyst’ Award for New Biotechnology Graduates
BioTalent Canada announced the finalists for its first annual ‘Catalyst’ Award, recognizing the young employee who has contributed most significantly to their Canadian biotechnology employer. Mathieu Poulin, Research and Development Technician at Delivra Inc. in Charlottetown, PEI is one of the three finalists. Read more here
Best in BioTech at PEI Science Fair
Over 150 projects presented in elementary, junior, intermediate, and senior-level grades from Island schools. Congratulations to the "Best in BioTech" specialty award winners: First place - Alyson MacCormack, Souris Reginonal High School (Gene expression of Atlantic salmon kidneycell line in response to difference bacterial pathogens); Second plance - Simar Bennypaul, West Royalty Elementary School (Do spices have antifungal activity?); and third prize winners Sarah Hynes and Maggie Campbell, Summerside Intermediate School for (Futuristic Farming).
NCI’s Ahiflower oil finds its way into chocolate truffles
Now available in the EU and US, Ahiflower oil is unique among plant-based omega-3-6-9 dietary oils, because it combines the highest-available omega-3 stearidonic acid (SDA) with beneficial levels of gamma linolenic acid (GLA) in a clean-tasting, sustainable and fully traceable product. Exclusively grown and harvested by Natures Crops International’s network of growers in the UK, it’s processed at NCI’s refinery in Kensington, Prince Edward Island where it is supplied as refined oil for further processing.
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