At the annual State of the Province address in Winnipeg, Premier Brian Pallister announced the provincial government's new plans for supporting Manitoba's economic growth.
Ag-West Bio is a membership-based organization at the forefront of Saskatchewan's bio-economy. They work as a catalyst for partnerships and industry growth through investments, aiding strategic alliances, providing regulatory support and communications. Their membership includes 85 corporations, associations and individuals representing natural health products and functional foods, bioproducts and bioprocesses, and agricultural biotechnology sectors. Their goal is to create value in agriculture, food, health and bio-based industries through leadership in the application of science & technology for the benefit of Saskatchewan people. They aim to lead and support the development of an economically viable bio-sciences cluster in Saskatchewan in a way that will translate into significant economic benefits and spin-offs to the Saskatchewan and Canadian economy. Ag-West Bio Inc. will expedite the commercialization of value-added products by linking knowledge and investment with science and enterprise in the development of products that satisfy market needs.