Organization: Univ of Prince Edward Island

Independent Expert Panel on Aquaculture

Twelve members of the science and research community have been named to the independent expert panel on aquaculture science. They will join Chief Science Advisor Dr Mona Nemer to advise the federal government about how to protect the country’s marine environment for a more responsible and sustainable aquaculture sector. The creation of the independent panel…

AIF unveils 6th round competition results

The sixth round of the Atlantic Innovation Fund has announced funding of $51.8 million for 24 projects throughout the Atlantic region, leveraging a nearly equal amount of $51.5 million from various partners. As in the previous competition announced January 2008 (R$, February 8/08), Prince Edward Island outperformed all three other Atlantic provinces on a per…

Atlantic Veterinary College partner for stem cell firm

The Univ of Prince Edward Island‘s Atlantic Veterinary College (AVC) has been chosen as the Canadian centre for the introduction of new equine stem cell therapy technology. The technology was developed by UK-based VetCell Bioscience Ltd, a company founded to investigate and develop stem cell technologies for animal health. VetCell has already chosen partners in…