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
“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™.
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In Prince Edward Island, we have created a DYNAMIC
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. Together with our many partners, we work to promote, advocate and facilitate the growth of PEI’s BioTechnology sector.