The BioCommons Research Park is located on the Upton Farm Property in Charlottetown. It will become a centre for bioscience research and development, manufacturing and support services. The heart of the BioCommons will be a state-of-the art biotechnology incubator that will assist companies in commercializing their products. The key mandate of the BioCommons is to connect our primary sectors to the modern tools of biotechnology to create new products from our primary resources.
Holman Centre - Health IT Cluster and Interoperability Lab
The new E-Health Centre of Excellence is located in the historic Holman Centre on Water Street in downtown Summerside and will support the attraction of new companies and employment opportunities to the Island economy.
The E-health industry is still in its infancy in Prince Edward Island; however, it's growing substantially, thanks in large part to the recent expansions at leading companies.
Enable Healthcare provides electronic health records and practice management systems to private physicians on a subscription basis. Their primary product, MDnet, is a comprehensive web-based system that keeps track of billing and claims, interactive clinical scheduling, and insurance verification.
MDDx is a medical device company that uses wireless monitoring technology for remote medical and data collection for the North American marketplace.
Millennium Care, an international information technology company created new jobs in Summerside. Millennium Care offers very detailed IT support for corporate customers. Employees are currently being recruited to work at the Summerside office.
The Government of Prince Edward Island will continue to investigate opportunities in the e-health sector to build on the success of the Holman Centre.
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Established in 1987 the BIO|FOOD|TECH provides technical support to the food processing industry on Prince Edward Island. Since then, BIO|FOOD|TECH has strategically developed its infrastructure and has attained recognition as a quality technology provider to its many local, regional, national and international clients. BIO|FOOD|TECH continues to improve its services to the food processing industry in areas of food product and process development and laboratory services, and now has expertise and infrastructure in place for natural products extraction as well as fermentation. The BIO|FOOD|TECH is an ISO 9001:2008 registered company, providing consistent quality to its clients.
Atlantic Technology Centre
The Atlantic Technology Centre (ATC) is a multi-use; multi-tenant facility dedicated to strategic business development of government, on-island and off-island companies. ATC offers positive economic impact to Prince Edward Island by providing a facility focused on attracting corporate tenants dedicated to creating a professional services cluster environment that will add value and create wealth on Prince Edward Island.
The building offers a foundation to attract organizations through corporate office space, communications and technology infrastructure in addition to the various meeting and training facilities available for rent.
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