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
BioVectra Expanding in Atlantic Canada
BioVectra is increasing its manufacturing capacity and creating new jobs in Windsor, Nova Scotia. Headquartered in Charlottetown, PEI, BioVectra is a manufacturing company producing ingredients for the global pharmaceutical industry. Read full story from The Guardian Newspaper
FDA Affirms GRAS Status for Ahiflower Oil™
Technology Crops International (TCI) is pleased to announce that the US Food and Drug Administration’s Office of Food Additive Safety has issued a letter of no objection to TCI with respect to TCI’s self- affirmed GRAS filing for Buglossoides arvensis
oil (trade name: Ahiflower™ oil).
Centre of Aquaculture Technologies Canada announces plans for new research facility
A 30,000 sq. ft. former fish plant in Eastern PEI is getting retrofit to provide space for up to three new tenants – one of which is the Centre of Aquaculture Technologies Canada (CATC), who will begin renovations at the new site in January 2015 with plans to move into its new research facility by summer of 2015. Read more here
ViTRAK Systems Inc. closes $2 million funding round
ViTRAK Systems Inc. (ViTRAK) announced today that it has raised up to $2 million in funding from a syndication of local Prince Edward Island investors including the Regis Duffy Bioscience Fund and associated companies. ViTRAK will leverage the funds to continue enhancing its product and to support sales and marketing efforts in the US and Canada.
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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.