NRC Officially Launches Natural Health Products Program
The National Research Council Canada (NRC) is using the opportunity this week during Natural Health Product Week
(November 4-10), to officially launch their Natural Health Products Program
which will support Canadian companies driving NHP-and functional ingredient (fi)-related projects through increased access to NHP expertise and equipment.
Innovation PEI Provides Support to Graduate Students
Four students have been offered funding through Innovation PEI's Graduate Student and Post Doctoral Fellowship program, to support research projects that align with government's strategic sectors for economic growth, says Innovation and Advanced Learning Minister Allen Roach.
Island Abbey Foods Ltd.™ Announces Partnership With Leading Finnish Pharmaceutical Company Orion Pharma
Island Abbey Foods Ltd., a PEI based natural health product and specialty food producer, has announced today a new partnership between their flag ship brand Honibe - Pure Honey Joy® and the Finnish pharmaceutical company Orion Pharma. Island Abbey will partner with Orion Pharma to co-brand the Honibe® Honey Lozenges™ as a natural health alternative in the Finnish cough and cold market. Read full story here.
BIOTECanada Congratulates Government of Canada on Signing Comprehensive European Trade Agreement
Canada’s biotech sector welcomes the Government’s support for innovation and investment contained in the Comprehensive European Trade Agreement (CETA). This initiative will strengthen Canada's global economic position and put Canada on equal footing with other jurisdictions such as the EU, US and Japan in relation to intellectual property protection. READ MORE HERE.
Sanofi BioGENius Challenge PEI (SBCC) Looking for Mentors
The Sanofi BioGENEius Challenge Canada (SBCC) kicks off a new year in Prince Edward Island. Now in its 10th year of operation - organizers are looking forward to some new and exciting projects from local high school science students. The SBCC in PEI is always looking for mentors to assist the students with their projects by providing real-life research lab experiences. If you or your organization is willing to assist please contact PEI SBCC Coordinator, Keith Tompkins
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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.