Making young arborists familiar with environmentally friendly lubricants
  • 17 October 2018

Making young arborists familiar with environmentally friendly lubricants

Oilseed Innovation Partners working with colleges to train arborists in bio-based products Guelph ON, 17 October 2018 - The next generation of Ontario arborists is receiving training in new, environmentally friendly lubricant products for their forestry equipment.  This is thanks to a

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Greentronics System Boosts Traceability
  • 31 August 2018

Greentronics System Boosts Traceability

When a potato grower discovers a batch of spoiled spuds in the bulk storage, tracing the problem back to the specific field location they came from isn’t easy. After all, each storage can contain potatoes from any number of acres.

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Coast Protein's Bars are Worth Chirping About
  • 22 June 2018

Coast Protein's Bars are Worth Chirping About

Bug-based protein bars worth chirping about.
The ingredients list for Coast Protein’s popular cranberry energy bar starts off innocently enough. Cranberries. Pumpkin seeds. Sunflower seeds. Tapioca. But it’s item number five on the label that’s turning the most heads: crickets.
And why

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Global recognition for Bioenterprise as Canadian agri-technology leader
  • 14 June 2018

Global recognition for Bioenterprise as Canadian agri-technology leader

Bioenterprise continues to solidify its reputation as the go-to organization in the Canadian agri- technology landscape.
The organization most recently hosted a delegation from a regional economic development agency in the Netherlands, and earlier this spring, participated in a mission to

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#MadeInOntario yeasts have what it takes for craft brew excellence and performance
  • 29 May 2018

#MadeInOntario yeasts have what it takes for craft brew excellence and performance

Ontario yeast strains produced by Guelph-based Escarpment Laboratories brewed up a host of awards at the Canadian Brewing Awards and Conference May 24-26 in Halifax.
Brewers can now use these Ontario-grown yeast strains with the confidence they’ll perform consistently over 12

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Commissary Connect Gives Culinary Innovators an Edge
  • 25 May 2018

Commissary Connect Gives Culinary Innovators an Edge

More than just a rented kitchen!
Sarb Mund is an accountant by training, but this CPA loves food as much as he loves numbers. So when Vancouver issued its first food cart licences in 2011, he jumped at the opportunity to

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Bioenterprise Corporation Forms Collaborative Partnership with Genome Alberta
  • 7 May 2018

Bioenterprise Corporation Forms Collaborative Partnership with Genome Alberta

Bioenterprise Corporation, a national, non-profit agri-technology business accelerator has signed of a Memorandum of Understanding (MOU) with the Genome Alberta, a publicly funded not-for-profit corporation that initiates, funds, and manages genomics research and partnerships.
Genomics plays a significant role in the

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SomaDetect Measures More in Milk - Instantly
  • 23 April 2018

SomaDetect Measures More in Milk - Instantly

Bringing high-tech sensors into the dairy barn.
After Bethany Deshpande wrapped up her pitch at 43North’s startup competition last October, she was taken aback by the audience’s reaction. “I thought I was being booed,” the SomaDetect founder recalls.
It turns out the

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Cornwall Innovation  Centre Launches the Ontario Emerging Jobs Institute
  • 20 September 2018

Cornwall Innovation  Centre Launches the Ontario Emerging Jobs Institute

CORNWALL, ON – The Cornwall Innovation Centre held a launch ceremony and brand reveal for its newest project, the Ontario Emerging Jobs Institute.
“Aftermuch work and planning with generous partners and supporters, we are thrilled to start offering learning opportunities and

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Modgarden Reaping Big Rewards from Tinyfarm
  • 31 August 2018

Modgarden Reaping Big Rewards from Tinyfarm

Thanks to Modgarden founder Aamar Khwaja, countertop micro-farms may soon be as commonplace as coffee makers and blenders. Khwaja has spent years developing tinyFarm: a self-contained, chemical-free system for growing microgreens, leafy greens, herbs and certain root vegetables indoors. “I’m

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Henry's Tempeh Embraces the Soy Super Food
  • 22 June 2018

Henry's Tempeh Embraces the Soy Super Food

Paul Sauder fell in love with tempeh during a three-year stint on the island of Java. The fermented soybean product may be relatively unknown here, but it’s a staple across Indonesia. Now the president of Henry’s Tempeh in Kitchener, Ontario

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Ontario company delivers ice cream bliss – without the guilt
  • 12 June 2018

Ontario company delivers ice cream bliss – without the guilt

If you love ice cream, but can’t handle the lactose – and don’t want the sugar high – your rich and creamy summer treat has arrived. Candace Tierney, founder and CEO of Oat & Mill, has made her oat-based non-dairy frozen

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Golden Leaf Awards
  • 29 May 2018

Golden Leaf Awards

Launched in 2001, the Gold Leaf awards are given annually to recognize both companies and individuals who have made significant contributions to the biotech industry in Canada. The Awards’ importance to the recipients and the industry more broadly has grown

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Sedna Technologies Tracks Seafood Quality
  • 25 May 2018

Sedna Technologies Tracks Seafood Quality

Follow that lobster! Sedna Technologies’ tracking system ensures quality across the seafood supply chain.
Today, more Asian and European diners than ever are sitting down to Canadian lobster. But just how good is the quality of that crustacean after a journey

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Boost IMPACTS Manure Waste
  • 23 April 2018

Boost IMPACTS Manure Waste

Making an IMPACT on manure and wastewater management.
As President of Vancouver’s Boost Environmental Systems, Dr. Sergey Lobanov sees manure and sewage differently than most people. “It shouldn’t be considered as waste,” he argues. “It’s a significant resource.”
Boost’s novel waste processing

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Cultivating Talent for Ag-tech Innovation
  • 19 April 2018

Cultivating Talent for Ag-tech Innovation

A career in agri-technology was not on Kristen Celotto’s radar when she graduated from the University of Waterloo with a Bachelor of Mathematics degree in 2015. That changed when she applied to the Bioenterprise New Graduate Employment & Mentorship Program in

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