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PlantForm awarded federal government contract for production of anti-nerve-agent enzyme

PlantForm Corporation has been awarded a contract with the Government of Canada to create stable glyco-modified Nicotiana benthamiana plant lines for the production of pharmaceutical proteins and continued supply of recombinant butyrylcholinesterase (BuChE) to Defence Research and Development Canada (DRDC). The contract is valued at $831,600 and the period of the contract is from December…

Scytl acquires Akira, a leading provider of workforce management software

Scytl, the worldwide leader in secure online voting and election modernization, has announced today the acquisition of 100% of Akira Systems (Akira), a leading provider of workforce management solutions based in London (Ontario). With this acquisition, Scytl complements its end-to-end election management platform with a leading workforce management solution especially designed to address all the…

Clinical testing services for medical imaging technology taps into the expertise of Ontario’s world-leading clinicians and investigator sites

“Clinical testing has been one of the biggest barriers to developing new imaging technology for clinical application”, says Alvira Macanovic, IP, Regulatory and Clinical Affairs Manager at the Centre for Imaging Technology Commercialization (CIMTEC). “This very important CIMTEC initiative will make it easier for researchers and small and medium-sized companies to achieve a range of…