The NBIF invests in milk-quality and dairy-data startup SomaDetect
  • 18 June 2018

The NBIF invests in milk-quality and dairy-data startup SomaDetect

FREDERICTON (N.B.) – The New Brunswick Innovation Foundation (NBIF) today announced it has invested $250,000 in SomaDetect, a Fredericton-based agricultural technology startup focused on providing dairy farmers with real-time milk component analytics. “We’re incredibly proud to support SomaDetect, especially given their

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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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Agri-Neo Partners with Mayorga Organics
  • 8 June 2018

Agri-Neo Partners with Mayorga Organics

TORONTO, June 7, 2018 /PRNewswire/ -- Food safety technology company Agri-Neo has partnered with Mayorga Organics, an importer of organic foods with a network comprised exclusively of small organic farmers throughout Latin America. The Neo-Pure Food Safety System will be installed at Mayorga's headquarters in Rockville, Maryland. "The Mayorga

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Will Superclusters and Accelerators Transform the Industry?
  • 31 May 2018

Will Superclusters and Accelerators Transform the Industry?

We take a peek at exciting seed projects that could energize the Canadian economy and act as engines of growth.
Supercluster is one of the latest buzzwords beings bandied about in the ag media these days. A cluster, as defined by

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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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Bioenterprise Ontario Announces Partnership with The Letter M Marketing
  • 22 May 2018

Bioenterprise Ontario Announces Partnership with The Letter M Marketing

The industry partnership demonstrates a commitment to advancing agri-tech companies.
Bioenterprise Corporation, a leading agri-technology commercialization accelerator is pleased to announce a corporate partnership with The Letter M Marketing, a full-service marketing and branding agency with Ontario agri-tech sector experience.
Through this

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Motorleaf’s $2.85M seed round accelerates AI in greenhouse operations
  • 15 May 2018

Motorleaf’s $2.85M seed round accelerates AI in greenhouse operations

Motorleaf – an artificial intelligence startup focused on bringing actionable, data-driven insights to greenhouse and indoor operators – announced today it has raised $2.85 million USD to further develop its real-time, agronomic solutions for the fast-growing controlled environment agriculture sector. The

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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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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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P&P Optica’s Smart Imaging System Gets $3 Million Boost
  • 12 June 2018

P&P Optica’s Smart Imaging System Gets $3 Million Boost

WATERLOO, Ontario, June 12, 2018 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- P&P Optica (PPO) and Fulcrum Global Capital (FGC) have announced their partnership to accelerate the deployment of the PPO Smart Imaging System in the food processing industry. PPO’s patented technology addresses problems

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Accelerating Innovative Research program helps Ontario companies bridge commercialization gaps
  • 5 June 2018

Accelerating Innovative Research program helps Ontario companies bridge commercialization gaps

Thirteen Ontario companies are introducing innovative new products and strengthening their position in the marketplace after receiving innovation grants through the Agri-Technology Commercialization Centre's (ATCC) Accelerating Innovative Research (AIR) Program, delivered by Bioenterprise Corporation.
The AIR program was created to help

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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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Big tech inventions in agriculture look to solve common problems
  • 24 May 2018

Big tech inventions in agriculture look to solve common problems

VANCOUVER—In plant nurseries and greenhouses around B.C., there are workers whose job it is to pick up and place potted plants all day long, causing back injuries and lost time at work that may now be eased with robotic inventions.
In

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Mirexus Inc. Signs Strategic Partnership with Cargill Beauty
  • 16 May 2018

Mirexus Inc. Signs Strategic Partnership with Cargill Beauty

Guelph, Ontario –  Mirexus Inc., a Canadian biotechnology company, and Cargill Beauty, the personal care platform within Cargill, have agreed to enter into a long term strategic partnership, allowing Cargill Beauty to deliver Mirexus’ innovative, natural bio-active – PhytoSpherix™ – to

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Winner of $20,000 Social Enterprise Pitch Competition announced at Discovery 2018 Conference
  • 8 May 2018

Winner of $20,000 Social Enterprise Pitch Competition announced at Discovery 2018 Conference

TORONTO, May 1, 2018 - The winner of the annual Social Enterprise Pitch Competition was announced today at Ontario Centres of Excellence’s (OCE) Discovery 2018 conference.
The competition, held in partnership with the Ministry of Economic Development and Growth (MEDG), is part of the Social Enterprise Zone (SEZ)

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PlantForm Granted European Patent
  • 2 May 2018

PlantForm Granted European Patent

GUELPH, Ont., Canada, May 2, 2018—PlantForm Corporation has been granted a patent by the European Patent Office – Methods of Improving the Therapeutic Efficacy and Utility of Antibody Fragments – under patent no. 2355849. The patent pertains to technology that improves the

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