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

  • BioAlliance Selected as one of Canada’s Top Incubators

    The Prince Edward Island BioAlliance will receive up to $3.8 million in federal government funding to support the growth of bioscience-based companies in the province. The announcement was made today in Charlottetown by the Honourable Gail Shea, Minister of Fisheries and Oceans. Minister Shea was accompanied by the Honourable Allen Roach, PEI Minister of Innovation and Advanced Learning, John McDougall, President of the National Research Council of Canada (NRC) and joined by many members of the Island’s bioscience and food sectors.
     Link to Government of Canada News Release here.

  • Island Abbey Foods Ltd.™ Announces Partnership with leading French Pharmaceutical Company Gifrer

    Island Abbey Foods Ltd. ™ has announced that its Honibe® flagship brand will be partnering with French pharmaceutical company, Gifrer. This partnership will allow Island Abbey Foods™ to expand their Honibe® Honey Lozenges™ product line into the French biopharmaceutical market through a co-branded effort with Gifrer under their Alma miel brand of cough and cold products.

  • Sanofi BioGENius Canada Competition seeking mentors for PEI High School Projects - Can you assist?

    The Sanofi BioGENEius Canada (SBC) kicks off a new year in Prince Edward Island. Coordinated by innovation PEI - organizers are looking for mentors to assist with some exciting new projects from local high school students for the 11th year of the program. Read more to see how you can become involved!

  • Company showcases, lab demonstrations, open houses, and networking events mark national biotechnology week in PEI

    Premier Robert Ghiz Proclaims September 26 – October 3, 2014 Biotechnology Week in PEI
    The Prince Edward Island BioAlliance -- in collaboration with BIOTECanada and national, regional, and local partners from the bioscience business and research communities will be celebrating National Biotechnology Week, September 26 – October 3, 2014.

  • Island Abbey Foods Launches Two New Honibe – Honey Lozenges Across Canada

    Island Abbey Foods™, the creator of the award winning Honibe – Pure Honey Joy® brand of honey products, announced today the launch of their newest Honey lozenges: Honibe Honey Lozenges™ with Cherry and Honibe Honey Lozenges™ with Immune Boost with Echinacea, Vitamin C, Zinc, and a hint of Citrus.


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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.