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News Government General
August 13, 2020  

Companies test antibody drugs to treat, prevent COVID-19

Antibodies are proteins the body makes when an infection occurs; they attach to a virus and help it be eliminated

News Government Manufacturing General
August 6, 2020  

Canada signs deals with Pfizer, Moderna to get doses of COVID-19 vaccines

Ottawa hasn’t yet decided whether it will make getting a vaccine mandatory

News General
August 5, 2020  

Solaris adds to robotics offering with acquisition of Jetbrain

Jetbrain products include delivery robots that feature a secure and traceable chain of custody for medicines and blood products

News Government General
July 21, 2020  

Feds order supplies for two doses of COVID-19 vaccine when it’s ready

Syringes are in place but bids for the other supplies opened last week and will be accepted until the end of July.

News General
July 16, 2020  

Ichor Blood Services expands in-home COVID-19 antibody testing amid high demand

Ichor Blood Services currently offers bookings in Calgary, Edmonton and Toronto, with immediate plans to expand

News Manufacturing General
June 9, 2020  

Life sciences companies collaborate on medical-grade biotech mask

Objective of the project is to develop a reusable advanced protective facial mask for healthcare professionals.

News Manufacturing General Production
April 14, 2020  

ATS Automation addresses COVID-19 medical device shortage

Automation company harnesses worldwide resources to expedite production of medical equipment.

News Manufacturing General
April 13, 2020  

Microbix and Oneworld create COVID-19 test quality program

This program will first be launched in Canada then, as production scales, be rolled-out worldwide

News General
March 3, 2020  

Atlantic Canadian life science firms receiving $1.7M from feds

Four Halifax-based companies are part of a cluster of more than 100 locally-owned life sciences businesses

News Business Operations Operations Sustainability Technology
January 29, 2014  

Only 41% of companies approach divestments strategically: EY

Global report shows divestments take on greater strategic importance across sectors.

News Manufacturing Business Operations Facilities Maintenance Operations Production Technology
July 30, 2013  

North American robotics companies experiencing record sales

Robotics sales have reached $679.3 million so far in 2013, a 1.9% increase over the same period in 2012.