Investee Companies


  • AdeTherapeutics

    AdeTherapeutics technology has been in-licensed by Temple Therapeutics. It uses a novel mechanism of action in wound healing to prevent or reduce surgical scarring. The products add significant value to patients, surgeons and potentially reduce costly hospital readmissions due to adhesion-related complications. The opportunity is to set standard of care and be the preferred choice for surgeons to prevent adhesions in gynaecology, general surgery, neurosurgery and ophthalmology. 

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  • Agrisoma Biosciences

    Agrisoma Biosciences develops and sells seed for a crop called Brassica carinata – a non-food, industrial oilseed that delivers high-quality oil that is ideal for use in the biofuel industry, and high-quality protein that is used as animal feed. Agrisoma has commercialized elite lines of this crop under the brand name Resonance carinata.

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  • Bio-ID (Multigen Diagnostics)

    Bio-ID Diagnostic affiliate company, MultiGEN Diagnostics, develops assays addressing the technical limitations in providing accurate comprehensive clinical information for better patient care. In doing so, MultiGEN has modified the “Gold Standard’ Sanger sequencing chemistry. Presently, MultiGEN has six modified chemistry platforms. Based on combinations of these platforms, novel assays are developed in the areas of infectious diseases, oncology, pharmacogenomics, and drug development/personalized medicine.

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  • BioWave Aqua Solutions

    BioWave is part of the Enviroway Group of Companies. EnviroWay’s research and development team works hand in hand with scientists, engineers, and communities around the world and is dedicated to bringing innovative, eco-friendly, microbial solutions for bioaugmentation and application in the fields of industrial, commercial, and municipal wastewater management. These solutions aim to replace the conventional use of chemicals and costly mechanical practices, while presenting a cost effective and safe natural technology. 

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  • Ecobain Gardens

    Ecobain Gardens provides its customers with truly fresh, locally grown produce through Saskatoon's cold, long winters. Produce is grown hydroponically in a 6000 sq ft building, using a special lighting system which allows plants to thrive indoors, stacked from the floor to the roof. The farm is closed off from outside weather conditions, insects, dust, spray drift, and all of the other issues a farmer can face throughout the growing year. 

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  • MPT Mustard Products and Technologies

    MPT's innovative platform allows them to efficiently and effectively manipulate the natural defensive mechanisms employed by Brassica plants for broad based use in agricultural crop protection and production. The company has developed novel & proprietary solutions that utilize components of the mustard plant to provide high quality pest control to growers facing challenges associated with nematodes and soil-borne diseases. 

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  • Northern Vigor Berries

    Northern Vigor Berries Inc. is a Saskatchewan-based corporation dedicated to providing the best of science and nature in creating end products that meet the consumer need for enhanced health, beauty and vitality for themselves and their pets. The company is passionate about the goodness of seabuckthorn berries, and strive to retain the full nutritional value of seabuckthorn in everything they market.

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  • Nutriati Food Solutions

    Nutriati’s Product Platform Strategy is focused on the research, development and commercialization of innovative, best-in-class plant-based ingredients. Nutriati's mission is to improve the quality of the food supply with healthier, better tasting options for consumers.

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  • Open Mind Developments

    Open Mind Developments (OMD) provides innovative alternatives to conventional products, for example, an environmentally friendly alternative to conventional non-renewable crude oil-based plastic. OMD's team continually questions the status quo and develops creative solutions to make things better. Just because something has been done one way in the past, doesn’t mean that it is the best way. 

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  • Prairie Tide Chemicals

    Prairie Tide Chemicals Inc. (PTC) is commercializing a platform of high-value cyclic peptides, present at high concentrations in the flax plant. PTC's patented technology can recover up to 5 kg of peptide per ton of flaxseed oil. In recent studies, these peptides have shown exceptional promise as scaffolds for the synthesis of medically important drugs.

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  • Proteus Waters

    Proteus Waters offers ready-to-use solutions for wastewater treatment. Housed in shipping containers, these wastewater treatment solutions are pre-engineered, pre-fabricated, self-contained, transportable, and turn-key. The packaged system is designed for rapid deployment as either temporary or permanent installations. Together with the operations and management support provided by affiliate company Ecolibra Systems, this endeavour marks an evolution in wastewater management and water and nutrient recovery.

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  • Quantum Genetix

    Quantum Genetix Canada Inc. has been a leader in applying genetic information to livestock management since 2003. QGCI's core services include Leptin testing, a gene associated with growth characteristics, and Q-sort, a feedlot sorting system that incorporates genetic information with individual live measures. QGCI also offers an affordable parentage and herd management tool called Q-link.Tests for other performance traits and genetic defects are also available and QGCI's research team continually develops new tests of economic importance for livestock producers and feeders.

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  • Virgin Plants Research

    Virgin Plants is a privately-held plant biotechnology company committed to helping feed a growing population by increasing crop production and innovation. The company is pursuing natural processes which allow the benefits of hybrids without the attendant time and costs of producing hybrid seed, and potentially allow extending hybrid vigor in crops which today cannot be economically hybridized.

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