Are you interested in developing a cannabis value-added product, but are unsure where to start? C3i and members of PEI’s food and bioscience innovation cluster have partnered to deliver this 4-day program to help you out. Topics will include regulations and licensing, current market research, paths to market, product development, scale-up and financing. There will also be time for networking to meet industry experts, service providers and other businesspeople that will help you bring your idea to reality.

If you’re looking at expanding your current product line with cannabis products or developing new products for this sector, this program is for you. All sessions will be held in-person at various locations in Charlottetown, PEI. For more information, contact Kent Thompson at or 902-367-4409.


Day 1 – November 21 –
Welcome Intro to PEI Ecosystem

9:00 – 9:15 a.m.
Food Island Partnership – Welcome Intro to PEI Ecosystem, Overview of Opportunity with Cannabis and fit with PEI’s food and bioscience cluster

9:15 – 10:00 a.m.
Cannabis Compliance Inc. – Health Canada License Categories

10:00 – 10:45 a.m.
Cannabis Compliance Inc. – Bottlenecks/Timelines

10:45 – 11:00 a.m. – Break

11:00 – 11:30 a.m.
Cannabis Compliance Inc. – Path to Market – Selling Cannabis Province by Province

11:30 – 12:15 a.m.
Cannabis Compliance Inc. – Product Mix Available Today

12:15 – 12:45 p.m. – Lunch

12:45 – 1:30 p.m.
Cannabis Compliance Inc. – What’s New/New Acts, regulations, processes and challenges

1:30 – 2:45 p.m.
Cannabis Compliance Inc . – Edibles, Packaging and Labelling

2:45 – 3:00 p.m. – Break

3:00 – 4:00 p.m.
Cannabis Compliance Inc. – Products post October 2019 – Health products, cosmetics, animal products and more

Day 2 – November 22
Market Opportunities and Developing Your Idea 
(Details TBA)

Day 3 – December 5
Product Development, Producing and Scaling
(Details TBA)

Day 4 – December 6
Positioning and Financing
(Details TBA)