News Releases

2021 News Releases

Dec. 15 Global Agri-Food Advancement Partnership launched to support agri-food start-up companies
Sep. 24 Saskatchewan celebrates science during Global Biotech Week - September 27 to October 3, 2021
Jun. 15 Ag-West Bio launches Sask Agrisource database, a new resource for Saskatchewan’s agri-value sector
Apr. 28 Research snapshots shed light on the Diverse Field Crops Cluster research activities
Apr. 06 Ag-West Bio welcomes international digital agriculture company Solinftec to Saskatchewan

2020 News Releases

Oct. 01 Bangladesh Economic Seminar Highlights Trade and Investment Opportunities for Saskatchewan and Canada
Sep. 28 Saskatchewan celebrates science during Global Biotech Week with online events and activities
Jul. 20 Ag-West Bio welcomes four new members to its board of directors
Jul. 07 Videos explain research in seven special crops under the Diverse Field Crops Cluster program
Jun. 25 Brent Zettl donates $300K to Ag-West Bio’s ABIC Foundation to fund Beyond Entrepreneurship training program

2019 News Releases

Oct. 25 Ag-West Bio lends support to member Smart Earth Camelina Corporation through HR expertise
Oct. 16 Announcement of new president and chief executive officer for Ag-West Bio
Sep. 23 Saskatchewan celebrates local innovation during Global Biotech Week, September 23-29, 2019
Jul. 15 Diverse Field Crops Cluster showcases seven special crops at Ag in Motion 2019 (Booth #490)
Jun. 27 Ag-West Bio celebrates 30 years, presents: More Beans Please? Solving the Protein Puzzle
Feb. 06 Roundtable to tackle topic of local and global malnutrition
Jan. 21 #ScientistsArePeopleToo video series captures unique personalities
Jan. 15 New Diverse Field Crops Cluster goal to increase cropping options for farmers

2018 News Releases

Dec. 14 Canadian BioProducts Industry Strives to Increase Investor Interest
Nov. 06 Ag-West Bio welcomes two new board members
Oct. 03 Protein Industries Canada appoints Bill Greuel as CEO
Sep. 26 Canadian biotech industry recognizes Wilf Keller and other top performers during Global Biotech Week
Sep. 24 Saskatchewan’s bioscience community celebrates 2018 Global Biotech Week
Jul. 03 Ag-West Bio welcomes new members to the board of directors
Jun. 18 Brent Zettl, founder of CanniMed Therapeutics and Prairie Plant Systems keynote speaker at Ag-West Bio’s annual meeting
Jun. 18 Governments Renew Investment in Saskatchewan's Agricultural Biotechnology Sector
May. 16 Interest in agri-food innovation leads to MOU between Ag-West Bio, and World Trade Centers in Saskatoon and Harbin, China
Feb. 15 Western Canadian Crop Protein Supercluster Gets Investment from Federal Government

2017 News Releases

Nov. 16 Protein Industries Canada supercluster effort merges with EMILI members
Sep. 19 Saskatchewan’s bioscience community celebrates 2017 Global Biotech Week
Jun. 13 Author Tim Caulfield presents: Gwyneth Paltrow vs Science: A Battle We Must Win! at Ag-West Bio annual meeting
May. 11 Ag-West Bio approves $300k funding to Smart Earth Seeds

2016 News Releases

Sep. 29 Saskatchewan celebrates Global Biotechnology Week with the Sixth Annual Amazing Biotech Race
Sep. 28 Brew-HaHa: There's science in my beer! Ag-West Bio Annual Meeting celebrates biotech and beer
Sep. 27 David Gauthier joins Natural Products Canada as Regional Director
Sep. 26 Saskatchewan’s bioscience community celebrates 2016 Global Biotech Week
Jun. 13 Emerging Technologies for Global Food Security conference goes truly global with YouTube LIVE
Feb. 12 Ag-West Bio applauds federal funding for Natural Products Canada

2015 News Releases

Nov. 04 Robert Saik to present a public lecture entitled “KNOW GMO: An uplifting discussion about food” during National Biotechnology Week
Nov. 02 Saskatchewan celebrates National Biotechnology Week with the Fifth Annual Amazing Biotech Race
Oct. 27 Saskatchewan's bioscience community celebrates 2015 National Biotech Week
Sep. 24 Ag-West Bio Taste of Innovation showcases Saskatchewan food companies at Annual Meeting
Jul. 05 ‘Olympics of the canola industry’ 14th International Rapeseed Congress

2014 News Releases

Oct. 03 Golden Rice, GMO mosquitoes and 3-D Food printing: ABIC 2014 brings the best of bioscience to Saskatoon
Oct. 02 Saskatchewan celebrates National Biotech Week with The Amazing Biotech Race, Biotech & Beer
Sep. 26 Saskatchewan bioscience community celebrates National Biotechnology Week
Sep. 03 Ag-West Bio celebrates 25 years of growing biobusiness in Saskatchewan
Jun. 25 Saskatoon’s Agrisoma Receives Prestigious Gold Leaf Award as “Company of the Year??? at the 2014 BIO Convention
Jun. 23 Home to almost half of Canada's total cultivated farmland, Saskatchewan highlights global advancements in agriculture and health at 2014 BIO International Convention
Apr. 07 The Amazing Biotech Race: Saskatchewan’s National Biotech Week Celebrations

2013 News Releases

Sep. 26 The Amazing Biotech Race: Saskatchewan’s National Biotech Week Celebrations
Sep. 24 Mark Lynas to present a public lecture entitled “OMG! GMO! Sustainable agriculture: GMOs, Organic, and How to Feed the World??? at the Broadway Theatre
Sep. 20 OMG! GMO! Biotech & Beer, and Busting Food Myths:Saskatchewan celebrates 10th National Biotechnology Week, September 20-27
Sep. 09 Saskatchewan’s bioscience industry association Ag-West Bio receives $7.5M in government funding
Sep. 09 Ag-West Bio 2013 Annual Meeting highlights Saskatchewan business innovation and success
May. 07 Three Saskatchewan innovators introduced to Saskatchewan Legislature
Apr. 16 Saskatchewan showcases global advancements in agriculture and health at 2013 BIO International Convention
Mar. 05 7th Plant Bio-Industrial Oils Workshop in Saskatoon features 23 presenters

2012 News Releases

Nov. 26 From Agriculture to Aviation: Ag-West Bio bio-jet fuel study complete
Nov. 01 Biotech Blast a chance for Saskatchewan students to get hands-on bioscience experience
Oct. 30 Ag-West Bio partners with BioTalent Canada
Oct. 29 Ag-West Bio congratulates Agrisoma Biosciences on successful 100% renewable jet fuel flight
Sep. 27 Saskatchewan innovators "Taking Agriculture to a New Level" at Ag-West Bio 2012 Annual Meeting
Sep. 20 The Amazing Biotech Race: Saskatchewan’s National Biotech Week Celebrations
Sep. 14 Saskatchewan celebrates National Biotechnology Week, September 14-21
Jun. 18 World renowned physicians join AdeTherapeutics clinical team
Jun. 13 Saskatchewan, Canada delivering innovation at 2012 BIO International Convention
May. 23 Ag-West Bio president, CEO to move to full-time position

2011 News Releases

Oct. 18 Fungus that destroys dandelions? Mustard to nix nematodes?
Sep. 22 Ag-West Bio leads Saskatchewan study to evaluate feasibility of developing crops and processing for bio-jet fuels
Sep. 21 The Amazing Biotech Race: new event is part of Saskatchewan’s National Biotech Week Celebrations
Sep. 16 Saskatchewan celebrates the science of biotechnology with National Biotechnology Week September 16-23, 2011
Sep. 15 Dr. Roger Beachy to discuss agriculture, innovation at Ag-West Bio Annual Meeting Thursday, September 15, 2011
Jun. 28 Saskatchewan and Manitoba to Partner on Bi-Provincial Innovation and Research Opportunities
Jun. 13 Ag-West Bio invests in vaccine development company Prevtec Microbia West Canada
May. 04 Ag-West Bio and SREDA seek out Saskatchewan ex-pats at key life science conferences this spring
Mar. 15 Saskatchewan life science sector exposition hosted in New Delhi during trade mission to India
Mar. 09 Ag-West Bio hosts the 6th Plant Bio-Industrial Oils Workshop in Saskatoon
Jan. 24 Ag-West Bio provides funding for MPT Mustard Products & Technologies Inc.
Jan. 10 New VP of Corporate and Business Development for Ag-West Bio