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ACQUISITION OF BIO PROCESSING CENTRE

Posted on Apr 1, 2014

April 1st, 2014 – For Immediate Release ACQUISITION OF BIO PROCESSING CENTRE   POS Bio-Sciences is welcoming a new company to the POS group of companies – POS BPC Manufacturing Corp. (“POS BPC”) has joined the POS group to provide commercial scale custom processing services for biological materials.   POS BPC will acquire all of the bio-processing equipment from the Bio Processing Centre owned by the Saskatchewan Opportunities Corporation (“Innovation Place”) in Saskatoon, Saskatchewan. As of April 1st, 2014, POS BPC begins providing services to its global client base from a...

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POS Bio-Sciences supports today’s budget announcement of a new Saskatchewan Manufacturing Centre of Excellence.

Posted on Mar 19, 2014

For Immediate Release – March 19, 2014 Saskatoon – POS Bio-Sciences applauds the government’s announcement to fund a new Saskatchewan Manufacturing centre of Excellence.   This centre will help many companies in Saskatchewan train and retain top notch talent in Saskatchewan; creating new market opportunities in the province and around the world. The new centre will help POS and the companies whose products and technologies we help commercialize strengthen our role in the bio-economy of the future. The three year funding agreement for the centre will secure a firm government commitment...

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POS Bio-Sciences Congratulates Team Laycock

Posted on Feb 12, 2014

POS would like to personally congratulate Team Laycock rink for winning Sunday’s SaskTel Tankard finale. Steve Laycock and his team from Saskatoon defeated Brock Virtue’s Regina based team 7-6. POS Bio-Sciences has been a proud sponsor of Team Laycock since early 2013, when Third, Kirk Muyres, was a POS team member. As part of the sponsorship, with success on the rink, POS makes additional contributions to local charities. The latest Team Laycock win will see POS Bio-Sciences donating an additional $1000 to the United Way. Staff at POS is proud that Steve Laycock, Kirk Muyres,...

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POS Supports Tomorrow’s Science Leaders

Posted on Oct 30, 2013

POS is proud to support this year’s ScienceTrek Program which will be offered to Grade 8 students in Saskatoon Public Schools. “We are delighted to support this worthwhile program and give back to our community,” said Dale Kelly, President & CEO of POS. “We also see this program as an opportunity to invest in the future. POS and its clients will need bright people to develop the brilliant solutions of tomorrow. This program is a chance to engage young people in science, at an early age, and encourage them to pursue science as a discipline and career.”...

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Federal Government Makes Tech Commerialization Easier

Posted on Oct 28, 2013

Recently announced federal support for technology commercialization and business growth will give POS clients the opportunity to grow products from idea stage to the mass market. It can be difficult to get ideas and products from the R & D stage to the target market for small and medium sized business due to lack of cash and funding available. Western Economic Diversification has announced support for entrepreneurs where this is a problem. The news release regarding the Western Innovation (WINN) Initiative can be found here. This could mean great things for POS and potential POS clients...

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POS Chair Honoured with Saskatchewan Order of Merit

Posted on Oct 17, 2013

The POS team extends its heartfelt congratulations to John Cross, Chair of the POS Bio-Sciences Board of Directors, on his investiture into the Saskatchewan Order of Merit. “Since the Saskatchewan Order of Merit was established in 1985, some of Canada’s most reknowned citizens have received the honour,” Lieutenant Governor Vaughn Solomon Schofield said on the announcement of this year’s deserving recipients. “We can be proud that these remarkable people are all from our province. This year’s recipients are very impressive, and are most worthy to be counted...

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