HR Microscope – April 2022

April 2022

New Bioscience Manufacturing Incubator Provides Needed Space for Growing Sector

Charlottetown, PEI – Prince Edward Island’s Biomanufacturing Strategy took an important step forward with the opening of a new $6.5 million Biomanufacturing Incubator (BMI).

The Honourable Ginette Petitpas Taylor, Minister responsible for ACOA, and the Honourable Matthew Mackay, Minister of Economic Growth, Tourism and Culture joined PEI BioAlliance CEO, Rory Francis, and PEI BioCluster members to officially announce the opening. The new BMI is a 20,000 sq/ft facility comprised of six fully serviced, self-contained units to support pilot-scale manufacturing of bio-based products.

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The Power of Health Data  

We leave a constant stream of digital fingerprints—data—from multiple interactions in our daily lives.  The analytical yield of data collected from millions of these interactions is a goldmine of knowledge. That knowledge, when used to inform decision-making, has the power to improve the lives of all Canadians and drive economic growth.

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Hire a co-op student from the University of Victoria to join your team 

Our students are trained to work across subject areas and receive some of the most hands-on practical training Canada. UVic co-op students learn from globally recognized biomedical researchers.

You can hire students for four-month work terms starting in January, May and September.

Our team will help connect you with the students who have the skills and experience you’re looking for.

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BioTalent Canada’s Student Work Placement Program – Cytophage  

The Student Work Placement Program is an initiative to increase the job-readiness of students registered in STEM, healthcare, business programs and all other programs at Canadian post-secondary institutions.

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