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  • Meet the Startup Looking to Make Its Mark in Biotechnology

    [Update: May 10th – On top of Mycodev’s 2016 KIRA Award for Innovative New Product, David Brown is among 2017’s recipients of the Governor General Innovation Awards. This post originally appeared in early 2016, it is being republished as part of New Brunswick Innovation Week] Mycodev Group is a biotechnology company focused on bringing to market

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  • Health Research Chair on Cannabis Established in New Brunswick

    Job creation and economic growth are important priorities for the Government of New Brunswick. Cannabis has been identified as one of the key opportunities to pursue by the New Brunswick Economic Growth Plan, as legalization and control of cannabis will significantly expand the industry across Canada. Today, New Brunswick makes another commitment towards leading in

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  • Canada’s Medical Cannabis Producers Look to This New Brunswick Research Lab

    New Brunswick’s Research and Productivity Council (RPC) is a research and technology organization whose core mission is to leverage science and technology to the benefit of industry. RPC support falls into two categories: analytical services and market-led research driven by industry needs. The organization has been working with the hemp industry since the late 1990s, and

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  • A Look at IBM’s Award-Winning New Brunswick Research Institute

    The IBM Centre for Advanced Studies – Atlantic (CAS Atlantic) is a research-based institution designed to promote collaborative research between IBM and the University of New Brunswick (UNB). At this past fall’s CASCON, IBM’s annual industrial and academic conference, UNB was the only university to be recognized for excellence in three categories. PhD candidate Bing Yang

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  • A Look at Bioscience Innovation in New Brunswick

    Université de Moncton (UdeM) professor Dr. Marc Surette serves as the New Brunswick Innovation Research Chair in Biosciences. His research on omega-3 fatty acids has recently led to the commercialization of a new nutritional oil, one whose omega-3s are sourced from plants rather than fish. “We wanted to find a plant source of omega-3s, one that more

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  • The Hotspot Where Entrepreneurs Can Be Bold & Take Risks


    There is a place in eastern Canada, strategically located, where entrepreneurs and R&D experts are working away, under the radar, making significant strides. Some of that work is groundbreaking and its results will have the capacity to change people’s lives. One great example is the Atlantic Cancer Research Institute (ACRI), located in Moncton, New Brunswick. Opportunities

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  • R&D by the Sea: New Brunswick’s Aquatic Biosciences Sector

    The Huntsman Marine Science Centre in St. Andrews, New Brunswick was established in 1969 by a consortium of universities, government departments, and private sector interests. A non-profit organization, the Huntsman was designed as a destination for researchers, students, and the public. Its educational offerings have engaged over 35,000 students ranging from the elementary-aged to university graduate level.

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  • How New Brunswick is Linking Science and Industry

    The Biorefinery Technology Scale-Up Centre (BTSC), located on the Grand Falls site of the Collège communautaire du Nouveau-Brunswick’s (CCNB) Edmundston campus, supports industry in its bioproduct promotion efforts. The centre’s activities focus on two branches of fermentation technology and chemical analysis. The first sees the BTSC team working with fermentation and other bioprocesses for industrial-grade

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