8 Semi-Finalists In BioPort Contest

BioNova has announced eight semi-finalists for the 2017 edition of The BioInnovation Challenge, or BIC, the pitching event at BioPort Atlantic in Halifax on Oct. 17 and 18.

Scott Moffitt, Managing Director of Nova Scotia’s life sciences organization, announced the semi-finalists last month. (We were on our annual summer break when the announcement came out, so we’re getting around to publishing

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Startup Education Gained in Africa

As he gets into stride in his new role as director of Memorial University’s Centre for Entrepreneurship, French-born Florian Villaume keeps in mind what he learned working in Sub-Saharan Africa.

Villaume’s six years in Africa taught him how communities isolated by geography and climate can thrive by striving for the common good. Since assuming his St. John’s-based role in March, Villaume has

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ADI Wins BioNB Achievement Award

Fredericton-based ADI Systems was presented the New Brunswick Bioscience Achievement Award on Thursday by BioNB, New Brunswick’s bioscience agency.

BioNB presented the award, sponsored by McInnes Cooper, at an event called Innovation at the Market. More than 150 members of the business and research community gathered to celebrate the substantial growth in the province’s bioscience sector in

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PEI’s BioVectra Opens New Facilities

Charlottetown drug manufacturer BioVectra Inc. on Thursday announced the opening of its new flagship warehouse and process development suites.

The company said in a statement the new 21,000-square-foot warehouse enhances BioVectra’s ability to grow with the global demand for its products and services. Equipped with 400 pallet positions, the new warehouse also provides the opportunity to grow

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