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Canada’s National Biotech Week

Posted on Aug 19, 2014

POS  Staff are looking forward to participating in Canada’s National Biotech Week (NBW) this fall. Opportunities to participate for all ages can be found below: http://www.agwest.sk.ca/kaizen/NBW2014/NBW2014.html A special thank you to Marilyn Huber of POS, who has been working with the NBW organizing committee on behalf of POS!

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POS Bio-Sciences Analytical Labs Recognized in AOCS Proficiency Testing

Posted on Jul 25, 2014

For Immediate Release July 18th, 2014   Saskatoon – POS Bio-Sciences Analytical Labs were recently notified of recognition received from the American Oil Chemists’ Society (AOCS )through the AOCS Lab Proficiency Testing program. The AOCS Laboratory Proficiency Program is the world’s most extensive and respected collaborative proficiency testing program for oil- and fat-related commodities, oilseeds, oilseed meals, and edible fats. More than 500 chemists participate to verify their lab’s quality control. Participants use  AOCS or similar methods for sample analysis and then...

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POS Bio-Sciences and Partners Sponsoring Two U of S Students Research Program to Vietnam

Posted on Jul 15, 2014

For Immediate Release July 15th, 2014 Saskatoon – Today POS Bio-Sciences and three partner organizations, the Saskatchewan Food Processors Association, J. V. Cross Associates and Bridge Strategies, Inc., announced they will contribute five hundred dollars ($500) each toward Eugen and Igor Balzer’s research trip to Vietnam. In their second year of studies Eugen (Finance) and Igor (Management) come highly recommended from the University of Saskatchewan. They conceived of the trip with one of their professors and the research program later received the support of The Hanlon Center for...

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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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