“These types of initiatives [wage subsidies] help us push beyond what we could do on our own.”

Ottawa-based Spartan Bioscience recently had great news to celebrate: their new test DNA testing platform was granted FDA clearance. Spartan is a start-up, and this major milestone puts them on the path to tap into new markets and take their business to the next level.

Derek Glennie is VP Engineering with Spartan, and he says that the Career Focus Wage Subsidy program was a vital element in their final push to achieve the FDA clearance. Career Focus allowed Spartan to bring on board some key talent.

Here he tells the story of Spartan’s success, and how Career Focus helps to build the right team for success.