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

  • Nova Scotia's Ocean Tech Industry shortlisted for Canada's new Superclusters Initiative

    The Government of Canada is on a cross-country tour to announce successful applicants for its new Superclusters Invitiative. The Initiative will leverage a federal investment of up to $950 million to generate public-private partnerships in innovative industries across the country.

  • Stepscan Technologies Inc. to participate in Canadian Technology Accelerator Health IT Philadelphia

    Stepscan Technologies Inc. announced it has been selected as one of six Canadian companies to be a part of the Canadian Technology Accelerator’s Health IT (CTA HIT) Fall Cohort 2017. CTA helps to connect Canadian technology companies to U.S. markets, providing opportunities for investment and partnerships.

  • Supporting a Natural Approach to Animal Health

    With support from the governments of Canada and Prince Edward Island, MicroSintesis Inc. is looking to introduce a new class of probiotics for animal care to the market, bringing skilled jobs and new export opportunities to PEI’s growing bioscience sector.

  • More Advanced Equipment to Benefit PEI's Bioscience Industry and UPEI Researchers

    The Government of Canada is investing more than $600,000 in the University of Prince Edward Island (UPEI) to support the purchase of newly acquired equipment that will benefit PEI’s growing bioscience sector. The Government of Canada is investing nearly $412,000 in UPEI to purchase a 400 MHz nuclear magnetic resonance spectrometer. UPEI is also receiving more than $209,000 to purchase a Liquid Chromatography – Mass Spectrometry System for use at the Diagnostic Services at AVC.

  • Government of Canada Provides support for OmniActive Health Technologies to develop and market healthy products from Atlantic Canadian seaweeds

    The diverse natural resources found across Canada are inspiring businesses to innovate, invest and build on niche markets. OmniActive Health Technologies Ltd., a wholly-owned subsidiary of OmniActive India, is among those businesses, seeking out the PEI Bio-cluster to pursue its latest research and development venture. With marketing and development support from the governments of Canada and Prince Edward Island, the company is now looking to introduce its naturally derived products to the growing sports nutrition export market.


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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.