February 28, 2011
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The magazine, whose editorial team analyzed information on thousands of businesses across the globe, singled out Kane Biotech's "wound care spray that could aid and speed healing"

"The Food Development Centre is a valuable asset that helps Manitoba farmers, food processors and entrepreneurs excel in building value-chains with Manitoba products and capturing business opportunities" --Minister Struthers 

Valeant Pharmaceuticals Reports 2010 Fourth Quarter Financial Results
"Our results for the fourth quarter were ahead of our expectations, and reflect the successful integration work we have completed thus far" -- J. Michael Pearson, chief executive officer

Science Applications International Corporation (SAIC) announced it was awarded a contract extension by the National Aeronautics and Space Administration (NASA) for the Unified NASA Information Technology Services (UNITeS) contract 


Life Science in the News & Events 


Harvard Scientists Create Hand-Held Device to Detect Cancer at Bedside

The device, about the size of a desk telephone, is the world's smallest cancer diagnostic system, according to the scientists.    

Fewer merger and acquisition deals in the biotechnology industry in 2010 did not drag the total M&A dollar amounts down with it, according to Deal Search Online

Medtronic To Cut Up 2,000 Jobs
Medtronic, the world's largest medical device maker, it will lay off up to 2,000 workers as part of a restructuring effort amid sluggish sales of its implants.

Biotech Crop Area Expands 10 Percent in 2010
Global area planted with biotech crops increased by 10 percent last year to reach 148m hectares, making it the fastest adopted crop technology in the history of modern agriculture, according to a new analysis.

 Venture challenge

The 2011 Manitoba Venture Challenge is open to new and existing businesses in Manitoba seeking outside investment or advice to help them launch or expand


Click here for more information and application deadlines   

Issue: 9 of 2011 


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2011 World Congress  


The World Congress on Industrial Biotechnology and Bioprocessing is the world's largest industrial biotechnology event for business leaders, investors and policy makers in biofuels, biobased products, and renewable chemicals


Manitoba Companies that confirm their attendance  with LSAM by April 15th, 2011 will be include in a BIOTECanada brochure to be distributed at the event


March 28 - 30, 2011

An opportunity to do business with

Quebec City's biotech sector: come

and meet potential partners!


Space is limited

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for additional details

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