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Dr. Udaya Wanasundara will be presenting at Algae Biomass Summit in September

Posted on Jul 8, 2014

For Immediate Release July 8th, 2014   Saskatoon – This past week Dr. Wanasundara was notified that his poster presentation entitled Processing of Microalgae Oil for Food and Nutraceutical Use was accepted for presentation at the upcoming Algae Biomass Organization (ABO) – Algae Biomass Summit in San Diego. POS is an active member of the ABO and has been active in micro-algae R&D and micro-algae semi-commercial processing since the early 1990’s. Today, micro-algae work represents a significant portion of POS’s R&D and toll process business. “Probably about 65% of business is in...

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POS Bio-Sciences is Canada’s Leading Expert in Oil Processing

Posted on Jun 27, 2014

For Immediate Release June 27th, 2014 Saskatoon – Today POS Bio-Sciences is unveiling their newest technology in the oils processing area. The newly installed short-path distillation system (SPD) is the first of its kind in Canada, commissioning is expected to finish in early July. SPD will now offer POS clients an economical commercial scale system (~100kg/hr) for the purification of high-value ingredients. SPD is a distillation technique that involves the components travelling a short distance, often only a few centimeters, and is normally done at reduced pressure (<0.001 mbar)....

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Congratulations Dale Kelly, Nominee for the EY Entrepreneur of the Year Award

Posted on Jun 23, 2014

Congratulations to POS Bio-Sciences President and CEO, Dale Kelly, on his nomination for the EY Entrepreneur of the Year award. Dale is among six other Saskatchewan finalists for the EY Entrepreneur of the Year award. This award honors those people who build market-leading companies that strive to make our communities, our country and the world a better place. Judges look at a variety of criteria in the selection process for this award. Important areas of consideration are financial performance, the ability to create a vision, leadership, innovation, personal integrity and influence, and...

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POS Bio-Sciences Congratulates Art Froehlich

Posted on Jun 17, 2014

The entire POS Staff would like to congratulate Art Froehlich, for his contributions to the agriculture community in Saskatchewan and Canada.   This past week Art was honored with an honorary degree from Olds College during their Centennial Convocation; for his work with Olds College, the Agriculture industry and his international work with youth.   Art was also recognized by the Alberta Crop Industry for his leadership, time, dedication, partnership and guidance to Alberta agriculture companies and organizations. The award was presented on behalf of the cereals, oilseeds, special...

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POS Bio-Sciences Continues to Expand its Global Presence

Posted on Jun 13, 2014

In the month of June, the POS team is once again on the road. This week, POS’s Vice President of Technology Dr. Rick Green is in Portugal. On-going invitations to present at international events are indicative of POS Bio-Sciences’ national and international leadership in the area of extraction and purification of ingredients. Following his recent presentation at iBio in China, Dr. Rick Green will now be delivering a presentation at Algae Technology Platform 2014 in Lisbon, Portugal. His presentation is entitled Processing Strategies from Lab to Pilot Scale and Beyond. Between June 21st and...

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POS BIO-SCIENCES SUPPORTING TEAM LAYCOCK

Posted on May 28, 2014

  POS Bio-Sciences is excited about the future of Team Laycock. Team Laycock is the top ranked men’s curling team in Saskatchewan and a qualifying team for the 2014 Canadian Olympic Trials process. POS has been a proud sponsor of Team Laycock since early 2013, when Third, Kirk Muyres, was a POS team member. Throughout 2013-2014 Team Laycock represented Saskatchewan at the Tim Horton’s Brier, moved into the top 9 teams in Canada, ranked 14th team in the world, and qualified in 9 events. It has been a successful year for Team Laycock! The team’s goals have been set even higher for the...

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