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Through excellence in RESEARCH, strong LEADERSHIP, and a supportive
BUSINESS ENVIRONMENT, the PEI Bioscience Cluster provides the
enabling conditions for bio-based business success.


  • Origins Xtractions Ltd. (OXL) and BioFoodTech Offer Advanced Natural Extraction Service

    Prince Edward Island companies Origins Xtractions Ltd. and BioFoodTech have signed an agreement to combine their expertise and specialized process equipment in the field of supercritical fluid extraction. Supercritical extraction uses pressurized carbon dioxide in a closed system to extract high-value natural extracts from agricultural and marine resources.

  • Atlantic Canada’s Bioscience Companies Advancing Sector through International Trade Show & Incoming Missions

    23 Atlantic Canada life science companies and research organizations are attending and sharing exhibit space at the 2015 BIO International Convention and Trade Show in Philadelphia, PA. Funding provided by the Atlantic Canada Opportunities Agency (ACOA) and the four Atlantic provincial governments through the Canada/Atlantic Provinces Agreement on International Business Development (IBDA), will help support booth rental costs, marketing, and faciltating business-to-business meetings. The Prince Edward Island BioAlliance is coordinating the Atlantic region delegation to the 2015 BIO Convention and Trade Show.

  • Animal Health and Nutrition Businesses Converge on PEI

    North America’s premier International Animal Health and Nutrition Business Conference – VetHealth Global – will convene in Charlottetown, Prince Edward Island, June 8-10, 2015. Since 2007, this biennial conference has generated international interest for its ability to attract senior executives, investors, inventive startups, regulators, and researchers from around the world. VHG 2015 is expected to draw close to 200 delegates from five continents to examine market trends, global regulatory issues, economic geopolitics, and innovations for companion animal and food animal health and nutrition.

  • New web-based veterinary Pharmacy software developed by Timeless Technologies & Partners

    Veterinary Pharmacy Reference On-line, a joint venture between BMC Software Development and CaerVision, has formed a partnership with PEI's Timeless Veterinary Systems Inc., the creators of the Vet Drug Index™, to develop and release a new web-based Veterinary Pharmacy Reference software: VPR 2.0.VPR 2.0 will feature expanded PIM integration and improved API, while also providing enhanced software functionality, real-time drug database updates and immediate access to the VPR drug resource guide.

  • PEI’S Jacob Lava Places first in Atlantic Sanofi Aventis Canada Competition

    Congratulations to 17-year old Montague PEI Regional High School Student, Jacob Lava who recently won Atlantic Canada’s Sanofi Biogenius Canada Competition and is off to Ottawa to compete in the National SBC BioGenius Competition later this month. His Cancer treatment project focuses on less invasive methods of treatment for the disease by using gold nanoparticles in conjunction with thermal laser treatment. Read The Guardian Article here.

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In Prince Edward Island, we have created a DYNAMIC and COLLABORATIVE 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.