“Best in Biotechnology” Awards Presented at Provincial Science Fair
The PEI BioAlliance presented the “Best in Biotechnology” specialty awards at this week’s provincial Science Fair at the University of Prince Edward Island. Congratulations to our first-place award winner, Trent McLure, Grade 5 student at Sherwood Elementary School for his project “Do Probiotics Contain What They Say?”
Neurodyn Announces Close of $1 Million Private Placement
Neurodyn Life Sciences Inc. has announced the completion of a $1 million funding round from existing shareholders and investors in North America, and venture funds. The Company will use the funds to support development and commercial initiatives across its product line of bioactive pharmaceuticals and natural health products including the Company’s revolutionary new Alzheimer’s drug, Memogain®; and a new cognitive enhancing emulsion, Cerbella™.
Commercialization of Innovative Projects supported by PEI Government
Island businesses will be getting assistance from the Province of Prince Edward Island to take proven projects into the market. Innovation PEI has approved five projects under the Development and Commercialization Fund for a total investment of $500,000. Innovation PEI is investing up to $100,000 in each of the projects and the recipients are required to match this investment
Matching Island Students with Job Opportunities
SkillsPEI is now taking applications from employers and students for its youth focused career support programs for 2015-16. They include the Post-Secondary Summer Employment Program, a new initiative entitled the Career Prep Program, and the Graduate Mentorship Program.
Island Abbey Foods® Launches World’s First All Natural honibe® Brand Honey Gummies™
Island Abbey Foods® has announced that they are expanding into the vitamin and supplement category with the launch of the world’s first honey gummy vitamin supplement products for adults and children, along with a new partnership with non-profit organization: Vitamin Angels. Read more here
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In Prince Edward Island, we have created a DYNAMIC
approach to building our BioScience economy. Our focus is Bioactive Compounds and natural product chemistry, with applications in human, animal and fish health and nutrition products.
The PEI BioAlliance connects the partners of the PEI Bioscience Cluster
. Together with our many partners, we work to promote, advocate and facilitate the growth of PEI’s BioTechnology sector.