The Canadian Centre for Cannabis Innovation (C3i) helps navigate companies developing value-added cannabis products through the range of commercialization services available within the community which include:

PEI’s BIO FOOD TECH was established in 1987 as the Food Technology Centre to provide technical support to the food processing industry in Prince Edward Island. Since then, BFT has strategically developed its infrastructure and attained recognition as a quality technology provider to many local, regional, national and international clients. They currently provide services to the food and bioprocessing industries from concept to pilot to market through the following three integrated business divisions – Food Technology, Bioscience Technology, and Lab Services.

Canada’s Smartest Kitchen offers a full suite of services, from concept development to market entry, for the agrifood, fisheries and functional food sectors by blending our culinary expertise, our advanced technology capabilities and our food science knowledge with our network of businesses, research organizations, academic institutions and government agency partners.

Emergence is a virtual business incubator dedicated to assisting start-ups and growth stage companies in the bioscience and food sectors efficiently bring their products and services to market. Emergence clients benefit from access to business, technical, scientific and regulatory support services customized to meet their individual needs. This includes one-on-one and team-based mentorship; third-party consulting services; market research; legal, IP, insurance, tax and financial expertise from a network of professional service provider partners; and support accessing international networks and public and private funding and investment opportunities.

The National Research Council’s Aquatic and Crop Resource Development Research Centre located in Prince Edward Island helps clients to sustainably convert Canada’s natural resources into products. We work directly with clients to realize technological advances with aquatic and crop resources destined for natural health products, foods and beverages, fibres, bioenergy, bioremediation, bio-based chemicals and other bio-product sectors. A team of researchers and technicians provide you with the right mix of our technical services, technology development support, collaborative research arrangements, licensing opportunities, credible scientific advice and access to specialized facilities.

Natural Products Canada (NPC) originated with the idea that Canada could be a global leader in the multi-billion-dollar natural products sector. From shore to shore to shore, Canada is bursting with natural resources, scientific expertise, business accumen, and innovation support programs. NPC is Canada’s Centre of Excellence for Commercialization and Research of natural products, funded by the National Centres of Excellence along with numerous private and public partners who share the belief in this untapped opportunity. Getting a natural product to market is a challenging process. NPC is fostering and aligning the commercialization ecosystem to bring validated natural products to market – faster, cheaper, and more efficiently.