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BioFlash: Connecting You With New Brunswick's Bioscience Sector
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July 6, 2018
By BioNB

Commentary: Increase Investment in 'Fish and Chips' Businesses

"New Brunswick is often lovingly referred to as the fish and chips province of Canada. We have even used the moniker to informally name large scale research projects related to our potato and aquaculture industries. I mention this because New Brunswick is and remains a resource-based economy...."

Read the rest of Meaghan's Seagrave's commentary here.

Ocean Supercluster Info Session - July 17, 2018
Please join us to learn more about how the Ocean Supercluster is developing, how it will work, how to get involved, and the benefits for industries and innovators. Share your questions and ideas and network with fellow stakeholders. Register and learn more here.
CanExport Program
The CanExport program is a five-year, $50-million Government of Canada program that provides direct financial assistance to small and medium-sized businesses (SMEs) registered in Canada that are seeking to develop new export opportunities and markets, especially high-growth emerging markets.
  • Reimburses up to 50 percent of eligible expenses
  • Is open to projects in any sector (some exceptions apply)
  • Is open to companies looking at export markets worldwide (some exceptions apply)
Lean more about the changes to the guidelines here.
Canadian BioDesign Conference - September 12, 2018
The first inaugural “Canadian BioDesign Conference” is being hosted by Bioindustrial Innovation Canada (BIC) and Lambton College on Wednesday, September 12, 2018. Learn about how to build strong hybrid chemistry value chains in Canada, how to build a low carbon bioeconomy, and about the BioDesign initiative as well as much more! Learn more here.
Application for BIC 2018
TAKE THE CHALLENGE –  here is your opportunity to access professional pitch training and to compete for funds and services to bring your innovative idea to life. The winner of the pitch competition will be awarded $25,000 in funding to develop their business & $30,000 Advisory Services Package. Learn more here.
An Unquenchable Thirst for Knowledge - A Discussion with LuminUltra's Pat Whalen
As LuminUltra marks its fifteenth year in business, President & CEO Pat Whalen was asked to share his thoughts on the evolution of the company. Here are some highlights from this conversation. Read it here.
Bio World Congress on Industrial Biotechnology - July 16 to 19, 2018 in Philadelphia
BioNB is seeking expressions of interest from Atlantic Canadian organizations in joining a delegation to BIO World Congress. BIO World Congress is the world's largest industrial biotechnology forum for business leaders, investors and policy makers in renewable chemicals, biobased materials, biofuels, food ingredients and more. 

Contact Jennifer at BioNB for more information jodonnell@bionb.org 506-453-8648.
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